What will I learn on the course?
Looking to kick-start a career as a Door Supervisor? Taking the next step in your career can be overwhelming, especially when further training is involved.
We make getting your SIA licence a simple, stress-free process ✅
The Door Supervisor training course is an enjoyable learning experience for anyone wanting to begin a career as a Door Supervisor in the UK. This four-day course is loaded with essential knowledge and skills you will need to have to be able to successfully apply for your SIA Licence and start working in the growing and booming security industry.
By training as a door supervisor, you’ll gain instant access to job opportunities across the booming £6 billion private security industry, opening doors to hundreds of new roles.
Increase your options ✅
Choose between a variety of exciting roles in retail security, door supervision, corporate security, and event security - work full-time or part-time
Work flexible hours ⏰
Own your schedule! The SIA door supervisor course opens doors to greater job flexibility across roles.
Get hired, fast ⚡️
Once you're qualified, use our security job board to apply for newly posted security jobs.
Why take the Door Supervisor Course?
The SIA door supervisor course offers a wide curriculum, equipping you for various roles across the security industry. The course was designed by the Security Industry Authority, and offers a straightforward path to securing your SIA door supervisor licence.
✅ Access multiple opportunities
Get qualified for multiple private security jobs, across a thriving global industry.
✅ Take ownership of your career
Make your next career move a great one, with greater job flexibility and role variety.
✅ Secure your best job yet
Broaden your career prospects and improve job satisfaction, with an SIA licence.
What are the career opportunities for SIA licence holders in the UK?
Imagine working as an SIA Licence holder and earning between £1800 - £3000 a month.
With the industry currently booming, there has never been a better time to get qualified and work in the security industry.
Some of the roles and locations you could find yourself working in could include:
✅ Door Supervisor for Nightclubs, Bars and Restaurants
✅ Event Security
✅ Security Officer for Shopping Centres
✅ Retail Security and more..
Door Supervisor Training vs Security Guard Training
We often get asked about what is the difference between Door Supervisor Licence and Security Guard Licence and our response is straight forward.
Door Supervisor Licence allows you to work as a Door Supervisor and a Security Guard vs Security Guard Licence which only allows you to work in a Manned Guarding role.
Most Employers prefer Door Supervisor Licence over Security Guard Licence...
What will I learn on the course?
The course runs over 4 consecutive days and is divided into 4 units and covers everything from the legal aspects of working in security to the latest physical intervention techniques.
FREE Door Supervisor Course Sample Lesson
Wondering what you will learn on the course?
Below is the first training video that Door Supervisors will experience on their journey to becoming qualified. For the first time ever, we are offering this unit 1 training for free with a complimentary mock exam below it. See how well you do, good luck!
Unit 1: Working in The Private Security Industry
- Private Security Industry: The legal aspect
- Health and Safety for private security operatives
- Fire Safety awareness
- Emergency procedures
- Communication Skills and Customer Care
Unit 2: Working as a Door Supervisor
- Behavioural standards
- Civil and criminal law
- Drugs awareness
- Recording incidents and crime scene preservation
- Licensing law
- Emergency procedures
Unit 3: Conflict Management for The Private Security Industry
- Avoiding conflict and reducing personal risk
- Defusing conflicts
- Resolving and learning from conflicts
- Application of communication skills and conflict management for Door Supervisors
Unit 4: Physical Intervention Skills for The Private Security Industry
- Introduction to physical intervention Skills
- Must-know legislations
Door Supervisor Exam
On the final day of the course, there will be three multiple choice exams and a practical assessment.
We understand that examinations can be a daunting prospect, but we assure you there is no need to worry. Everything you need to know for the exam is covered in the Door Supervisor course, and your expert instructor will adequately prepare you for success in the tests.
90% of attendees pass the exam in the first attempt
How it works
The first step to starting your exciting new career in the security industry and work as a Door Supervisor or Security Guard begins with the right training.
Throughout your Door Supervisor training, we’ll walk you through the process, providing all necessary training and materials to help you get your SIA Door Supervisor licence.
To get started...
✅ Book your CCTV course
✅ Complete the training
All courses booked with Get Licensed include:
- Training Guarantee: You get the course you purchased or an instant refund.
- Price Match: You won't find the same course cheaper anywhere else.
- 24/7 Customer Support: We are available after hours via chat and telephone.
- Secure Booking: Your details are safe with industry-standard SSL protection.
How to get your Door Supervisor Licence
Getting your SIA Door Supervisor Licence may seem complicated, but it’s actually quite easy! All you need to do is follow the simple steps:
✅ Pass the Door Supervisor Course
The Door Supervisor Course takes 4 days to complete. The training course is assessed by 3 multiple choice exams and a practical assessment.
✅Complete the licence application on the SIA website
The cost of starting a licence application is £210. The SIA will get back to you within 25 working days. In rare cases, this can take up to 6 weeks.
✅ Complete identity checks
You will need to verify your identity to satisfy parts of your SIA application, namely your photo ID. The easiest way to do this is at the Post Office. You can also have someone with a British passport, who is not related to you, to sign the back of your photo ID.
✅ Submit application to the SIA
The SIA will verify your identity and run a background check on your criminal record. If you have lived abroad for 6 months or more, you may be required to provide some supporting evidence.
✅ Receive your 3 year licence in the post
You are finally licensed! Your SIA Door Supervisor Licence is valid for 3 years.
For further information about how the application process works, follow our detailed guide SIA Licence Application Process