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Note: From the 1st of April, the SIA Door Supervisor course duration will be 6 days instead of 4 days. Both Door Supervisor and Security Guarding courses will also require a First Aid qualification. You can add this to your training package when booking the course.

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Training duration

Training fee

SIA licence fee

Time to recover costs

Door Supervisor

£10 - 14 per hour
£24 - 40k per annum

Retail, Events, Offices, Licensed premises, Static guarding, Manned guarding - covers all Security Guarding roles

6 days

from £199


6 days

Security Guarding

£10 - 14 per hour
£24 - 40k per annum

Static guarding, Manned guarding, Key-holding, Retail

4 days

from £180


5 days


£10 - 12 per hour
£24 - 32k per annum

CCTV operator, Control room, Public space surveillance

3 days

from £180


5 days

Close Protection

£50 - 100 per hour
£40k - 60k per annum

Bodyguard, VIP security, Maritime, Asset protection, International assignments

14 days

from £1,200


4 days

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