Level 2 Award for Upskilling a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry
The new award has now been launched and consists of 2 mandatory units of assessment:
Safety Awareness for Door Supervisors; and
Physical Intervention Skills for the Private Security Industry.
Who should attend ?
This award is for all existing door supervisors who have previously achieved a Door Supervision qualification prior to summer 2010, e.g. National Certificate for Door Supervision, and need to undertake additional top up training in order to renew their SIA licence.
Course Duration: 2 day (plus pre-course study)
This is a 2-day course with pre-course study required. On confirmation of course booking a pre-course study pack will be issued to all attendees.
Pre-course Study: Safety Awareness for Door Supervisors
Counter terrorism issues relevant to Door Supervisors;
The role of the Door Supervisor when first aid situations occur in licensed premises; and
Legislation and requirements regarding children and young people relevant to Door Supervisors.
Physical Intervention Skills for the Private Security Industry
The principles of Physical Intervention Skills appropriate to their role;
The legal and professional implications of using Physical Intervention Skills;
How to reduce the risk of harm;
Using non-aggressive physical skills; and
Good practice to follow after Physical Intervention Skills are used.
Assessment One externally set and externally marked multiple choice exams marked by LASER.
Is administered by centre staff under examination conditions;
Has a 70% pass mark;
Assesses one unit; and
Lasts 25 minutes.
Earners must also achieve 100% in an externally set multiple choice exam marked by the centre for the Physical Intervention Skills.
In addition learners have to complete a practical demonstration of physical intervention skills, assessed by the tutor.
Instructor’s ratio: Minimum 1 instructor per every 12 students.
Delivery style: Fully practical and complying with operational standards.
What are the entry requirements?
1. Learners must be able to communicate in English (oral and written, this will be tested)
2. Learners must be 18 or over to undertake this qualification and in possession of a valid relevant SIA licence to work.
3. Four passport-sized good quality colour photographs as normally specified for passports.
Photographs should not be older than 30 days. There should be no headgear (except that worn for religious reasons) or sunglasses.
4. Loose clothing for the last day of the course.
5. Items of Identification:
1 Items from Group A and 2 from Group B below:
- Original valid passport (any Nationality)
- Original UK photo card driving licence
- Original UK paper driving licence
- Original Birth certificate issued within 12 months of date of birth
- Original Valid UK firearms licence
- P45 or P60
- Bank or Building Society statement issued to current address
- Utility Bill from current address e g Gas/ Electricity/ Telephone
- An addressed payslip (less than 3 months old)
- Non-original Birth Certificate issued later than 12 months after your date of birth
- Marriage Certificate
- Mortgage statement (issued within the last 12 months) or insurance policy at current address (less than 3 months)
- Financial statement e.g. Pension
- Multiple bills accepted from different service providers
- Certificate of British Nationality
- British work permit or Visa (issued within the last 12 months)
- Credit card statement from current address (less than 3 months)
- Any other document to prove current address e.g. NHS card, Vehicle registration document, exam certificate
- Child benefit book
- Court summons
- Letter from Inland Revenue/DWP/Employment service or local authority
- Original Valid EU photo identity card
VERY IMPORTANT NOTE: Failure to bring valid original, correct identification and photographs as specified will result in No examination!