Door Supervisor Training in Barnsley

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Course Name

Door Supervisor

6 days
£239.99 Incl. VAT
Earning Potential
£11 - 17 per hour
Mandatory Requirement For
SIA Door Supervisor Licence
Age Requirement
18+ years

Course Units
  • Principles of Working in The Private Security Industry
  • Principles of Working as a Door Supervisor
  • Application of Conflict Management for The Private Security Industry
  • Application of Physical Intervention in the Private Security Industry
4 multiple choice exams and various physical assessments
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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.  

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