Level Two Award for Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry
To work within the private security industry as a qualified and licensed door supervisor or security guard, you are required to achieve a security industry authority approved qualification.
What will I study?
Unit 1 Working in the Private Security Industry
- Working as a Door Supervisor / Security Guard
- Conflict Management for the Private Security Industry
- Physical Intervention Skills for the Private Security Industry
- The private security industry
- Relevant legislation
- Health and Safety at Work
- The principles of fire safety
- Non fire related emergencies
- The principles of effective communication and customer care
Unit 2 Working as a Door Supervisor / Security Guard
- Behaviour standards
- Door supervisors and the law
- Access control and searching
- First Aid
- Incident recording and crime scene preservation
- Licensing law and social responsibility
- Safety and security
Unit 3 Conflict Management for the Private Security Industry
- The principles of conflict management
- All you need to know about risk
- Communication and de-escalation of conflict
- Problem solving strategies
- After the conflict is over
- Why is this training important?
Unit 4 Physical Intervention for the Private Security Industry
- Understand physical interventions and the legal and professional implications of their use
- Understand how to reduce the risk of harm when physical intervention skills are used
- Be able to use non-aggressive physical skills to protect yourself and others from assault
- Be able to use non-pain related standing, holding and escorting techniques, including non-restrictive and restrictive skills
- Understand good practice to follow after physical interventions
How will I be assessed?
Multiple-choice short answer questions and practical skills assessment.
Unfortunately, if you fail the exam you will be able to re-sit at no extra cost.
Minimum of Level One Literacy
A clear understanding of the English language and the ability to provide suitable identification at the commencement of the course are essential requirements.
Upon successful completion of the door supervisor / security guarding course and licence application, you can then seek employment or become self-employed within the security industry.
Employment opportunities include the following areas: HM Courts Service, Supermarkets, Construction Sites, Licensed Retail, Sporting and Entertainment Complexes etc.
For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.