SIA Level 2 Award for Door Supervisors in the Private Security Industry (BIIAB)


  1. Door Supervisor Competence: This Level 2 Award for Door Supervisors in the Private Security Industry provides students with the knowledge and skills required to be a door supervisor. From understanding legal and operational aspects to handling conflict situations, you’ll gain the expertise needed to succeed in this important security role.

  2. SIA Licence Requirements: All door supervisors must hold a licence to practise issued by the Security Industry Authority (SIA). Successful completion of this course enables a door supervisor to meet one of the requirements to apply for their licence.

  3. Practical Application: Our hands-on approach goes beyond theoretical knowledge. Engage in real-world scenarios of conflict management and simulations that mirror the challenges you may encounter on the job. Practical experience in securing premises, and ensuring the safety of patrons will enhance your confidence and prepare you for the role of door supervision.

Course Details

Awarding Body
Next Start Date: Nottingham
April 2024
Next Start Date: Birmingham
April 2024
Next Start Date: Leicester
April 2024
Duration Of Course
7 Days
Course Level
Student Finance
More Advance training e.g. a CCTV operator

The Door Supervisor course comprises the following units:

Unit 1: Working within the Private Security Industry

Unit 2: Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry

Unit 3: Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry

Unit 4: Physical Intervention Skills in the Private Security Industry

Entry Requirements

Age: 18+

English Language for Learners

During their professional duties, security operatives may need to contact emergency services or engage in conflict resolution communication. Effective communication skills are crucial for security operatives. Prospective learners should possess language proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and listening, meeting at least one of the following criteria:

  • B2 Level qualification on the Home Office’s list of recognised English tests and qualifications
  • A B2 Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)
  • An ESOL qualification at Level 1 on the Ofqual register taken in England, Wales or Northern Ireland
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in English

All entry decisions are taken on an individual basis.

BIIAB Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

It is now mandatory, according to SIA regulations, for individuals seeking a door supervisor or security guard licence to undergo first aid training before pursuing their licence-linked training. Trent Education Centre is proud to offer this particular qualification which is designed to empower learners with the expertise and abilities needed to provide first aid to adults within a professional environment. The key objective of this qualification is to confirm competence in an occupational role, aligning with the stipulated standards.

Why Trent?

Qualified Teachers: Our teachers hold recognised teaching qualifications and are experienced in teaching the subject to adults. They will find out about your individual needs and make sure that you are able to get the best out of the course.

Individual Focus: At Trent Education Centre, we believe in the power of individual attention. Our teaching and support staff will assess your needs and monitor your development throughout the course.  We will provide you with extra support if needed. We won’t treat you like a face in the crowd, but an individual with unique learning needs and interests.

Do you have more questions?

Contact us

Trent Education Centre,
2.3 Clarendon Park,


How to Apply?

Tell us a little about yourself and we’ll help with the rest. Our convenient online application tool only takes 10 minutes to complete.

After you submit your application, an admissions representative will contact you and will help you to complete the process.

We will let you know if your application is successful. If it is, you can enrol into the course and start studying.


Are you ready to take the next step toward your future career?