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Door Supervisor Training in Barnsley

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SIA Door Supervisor Training in Barnsley


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.

The Door Supervisor Training course is a compulsory requirement for individuals looking to get an SIA Licence.

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.

⚠️ UPDATE: From the 1st of April, the SIA Door Supervisor course duration will be 6 days instead of 4 days. You will also require a First Aid qualification which can be added to your training plan when booking the course.


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.

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How to get your SIA Door Supervisor Licence in Barnsley

Getting your SIA Door Supervisor Licence involves the following steps:

Step 1 ➡️ Get Training 

Book your SIA Door Supervisor course in Barnsley. This is a 6-day training course.

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Step 2 ➡️ Get Certified 

At the end of the course, you'll sit through 4-Multiple Choice Question Exams. With our High Pass rates you have nothing to worry!


Step ➡️ Get Licensed 

The results for the course will be available in 5 working days*. Once you pass, you can apply for your SIA licence


*Result times may vary depending on the course plan you purchase.


Watch Carl from Get Licensed vlog his entire course journey here:

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Security Jobs in Barnsley


⚠️ WARNING: It is a legal requirement that you have SIA licence training and a valid SIA Licence before you start working in the private security industry in Barnsley.


Barnsley being a major city in the UK, has plenty of security jobs available ranging from Manned Guarding, Static Guarding, Patrolling, Key Holding, CCTV operator and Door Supervision. With a vibrant nightlife and plenty of pubs, clubs, bars and restaurants, demand for security jobs is rising. However, most SIA licence holders in Barnsley do not work in the night time and cover other roles. 

The SIA Licence is very versatile and will allow you to work in many different roles:

✅  Bars, Pubs, Restaurants

✅  Music Events

✅ Festivals & Concerts

✅ Retail Security Guarding

✅ Office Receptions

✅ Warehouses

✅ Shopping Mall 



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About the SIA Door Supervisor Training course in Barnsley


The course runs over 6 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. NEW SIA Course Update (April 2021) From April 1st this course will become a 6 day course instead of a 4 day course. In addition, you must have a first aid qualification before you can take the training. This should be an Emergency First Aid at work certificate or higher. 


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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.



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About Door Supervisor Training Course in Barnsley

Sample Lesson

Wondering what you will learn on the course? Watch expert trainer and SIA course intructor Anthony Milner talk you through the Health & Safety part of the SIA course.

The SIA Door Supervisor course runs over six days, divided into four units.

On the final day of the course, there will be four multiple-choice exams and a practical assessment of the physical intervention skills.


What will I learn on the SIA Door Supervisor Training course in Barnsley?


Unit 1 - Working in the Private Security Industry

  • Chapter 1: The Characteristics and Purposes of the Private Security Industry
  • Chapter 2: Legislation Awareness
  • Chapter 3: Arrest Procedures 
  • Chapter 4: Health and Safety
  • Chapter 5: Fire Awareness
  • Chapter 6: Emergencies
  • Chapter 7: Communication
  • Chapter 8: Record Keeping
  • Chapter 9: Terror threats and the role of the Security Operative
  • Chapter 10: Keeping vulnerable people safe 
  • Chapter 11: Post incident management


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


  • Chapter 1: Understanding Crimes Relevant to Door Supervision
  • Chapter 2: Searching
  • Chapter 3: Drug Awareness
  • Chapter 4: Preservation of Evidence
  • Chapter 5: Licensing Law Relevant to the Door Supervisor
  • Chapter 6: Queue management and venue capacity responsibilities relevant to a Door Supervisor.
  • Chapter 7: Equipment Relevant to a Door Supervisor


Unit 3 - Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry 

  • Chapter 1: The principles of conflict management
  • Chapter 2: Recognising Risks In Conflict Situations
  • Chapter 3: Problem Solving Techniques
  • Chapter 4: Using Communication to help Resolve Conflict


Unit 4 - Physical Intervention Skills within the Private Security Industry 


We understand that examinations can be daunting but don't worry. Everything you need to know for the examination is covered during the Door Supervisor course and your expert instructor will fully prepare you for success in the tests.


Getting to your training venue in Barnsley 



The venue is located in the village of Tankersley outside of Barnsley city centre. You can take a train to either of these local stations. 

Chapeltown Train Station 

Chapeltown, Sheffield S35 2UP, United Kingdom

Elsecar Train Station 

Elsecar, Barnsley S74 8DB, United Kingdom

Barnsley Interchange

Barnsley S71 1AY, United Kingdom


The closest train station is Elsecar. On arriving at this station, you can take the 201 bus to Stocksbridge. Leave the bus after 6 stops and walk the remaining 5 minutes. Alternatively, you can grab a taxi which will take around 8 mins for the 3 mile journey. 

If you are travelling from Barnsley interchange, then you will need to take the 67a bus to Wombwell, from Platform 3A. Get off in 27 minutes after 27 stops at Wentworth Way/Maple Road. From there the venue is a 6-minute walk. 



If you are driving to the venue, then there is onsite parking available. If you want to take a trip into Barnsley town centre during a lunch break, then here are some car parks that you can stop at. 


County Way Car Park 

County Way, Barnsley S70 2JW.


Churchfields Car park 

6 Churchfield, Barnsley S70 2DQ.


Peel Parade Car Park 

16-39 Peel Parade, Barnsley S70 2RN.



The venue in Tankersley has a walkability score of 35 which means you’ll need to grab a car or taxi or bus to get to most places. 



You can of course stay at the venue if you are travelling from afar. It’s not the cheapest option but is still reasonably priced and has two indoor swimming pools and a wellness centre. Other local hotels that are reasonably priced include the ibis Styles and the Holiday Inn. You can check out other hotel accommodation here. 



There are tons of cafes and restaurants to get some great value food in Barnsley town centre. Try the Country Kitchen at 372 Barugh Green Rd, where they serve hot breakfast and American food for breakfast and lunch. Landon’s Diner is also popular with locals serving home cooked food at Mapplewell. 

The Backyard BBQ at 6 The Arcade, Barnsley S70 2QN, is also a favourite. If you are staying in Barnsley overnight, then don’t miss out on some amazing pizza and pasta at The Secret Italian in the town centre at McLintock Way, Barnsley S70 6BF. And another one not to miss is some of the best fish and chips at Ernies which is located at 12 High St, Hoyland, Barnsley S74 9AB. 


SIA Job Opportunities in Barnsley

Barnsley has several opportunities for door personnel. In the evening the town centre is lively with lots of pubs and some clubs always in need of staff. The town centre’s main shopping centre is the Alhambra with several shopping parks and centres on the outskirts of the town including Barnsley Retail Park, Barnsley Peel Retail Park and Cortonwood Shopping Park.  

Careers you can join with the


This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to obtain the SIA Licence and work in frontline security roles. 
It's easy. You can book the course online or call our friendly customer service line on 0207 078 7259.
Results are usually available within 10 working days, or 5 working days with our Faster Results service. You will be notified by email and SMS when your results are available. 
Certificates are emailed within 7 working days of course completion.
You can work as a Security Guard with a Door Supervisor Licence. In fact, the Door Supervisor Licence is one of the most versatile licences in the security industry. It's important to remember that if you instead take the Security Guard Course, for example, you can't apply for a Door Supervisor badge. This makes the Door Supervisor Course more valuable when applying for jobs, and will make you more eligible for more work much faster. To read our full list of FAQs, click here. 

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