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Door Supervisor Training in Bolton

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SIA Door Supervisor Training in Bolton


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 Bolton

Getting your SIA Door Supervisor Licence involves the following steps:

Step 1 ➡️ Get Training 

Book your SIA Door Supervisor course in Bolton. 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 Bolton


⚠️ 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 Bolton.


Bolton 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 Bolton 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 Bolton


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. 


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.



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About Door Supervisor Training Course in Bolton

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 Bolton?


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 Bolton

By Train
You can book with Avanti North West, Northern & Stagecoach in Cumbria. If you depart at the Horwich Parkway stop, there is a 25 mins walk to the venue. A taxi will cost you between £9 - £10.

From the South, from Manchester, you can book with Northern Rail and leave the train at Horwich Parkway.

Travelling from the East is again a 2-stop journey with a change at Manchester Piccadilly. You can book via CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, East Midlands Railway.

The final destination on the train: Horwich Parkway, Bolton BL6 6RQ

If you fancy stretching your legs after your train ride, it is about a 30 min walk from the station to the venue. It’s a flat area making it an easy walk.

From the train stop 

  • Go east, along Arena approach
  • Within minutes head right to the Horwich Parkway Access Path
  • Then take the stairs, left, to the Horwich Parkway Access Path
  • Continue along De Havilland Way
  • At the roundabout, take a sharp right onto Chorley Rd/A6
  • Then a right turn into Manchester Rd. 
  • The venue will be on the right.

Taking a bus from the Horwich parkway train stop involves a 20 min walk to catch the 521 to Blackrod, where you will go one-stop before you get off and complete the journey by walking!


By Car
The training venue is convenient for easy access from the M61, M62, M65, M60 and M6 motorways. The hotel has room for 300 cars, so no problems getting a space. 


While situated in a lovely area, it has a low 26 walkability score being car-dependent for most errands. It is a 5min walk to the nearest bus stop. Horwich town centre is under 10 min drive away. The nearest shopping centre is Middlebrook retail and leisure centre, a 5-min drive away. Next door is the University of Bolton Stadium—previously the Macron Stadium renamed in 2018—the home of Bolton Wanderers.


If you are planning to stay locally for convenience, you can select to book at the venue. It is a stylish 3-star hotel with a heated swimming pool and spa to relax after a day of studying. Depending on the date of your training course the price would be around £350. There are several Premier Inns in the area, the nearest being Premier Inn Bolton Stadium/Arena, 3 Arena Approach, Horwich, Bolton BL6 6LB. Telephone: 0333 777 3925

For more hotel accommodation options, you can check here.


Food & Drink
The venue has a popular brasserie and dining room serving a set 3-course dinner for £30. For slightly more budget-friendly meals, you can head to Middlebrook. There you will find all the popular choices like Bella Italia, Nando’s, KFC, Pizzahut, Subway, TGI Fridays, Wagamama and many more takeaways, fast food and coffee shops. However, if you do not have the car with you, be prepared for a 30min walk both ways or a £10 taxi ride one-way. You can also find some of the local speciality restaurants here.

Horwich is about a 10-min drive and has a number of pubs. If you fancy a bit of Live music, try out The Bowling Green, 175 Lee Ln, Horwich, Bolton BL6 7JD or just a bit further down from there is The Old Original Bay Horse.


SIA Job Opportunities In The Bolton Area
Opportunities abound in this area, from work at the football stadium to opportunities in the retail and leisure park. Personal with the appropriate SIA licence can find plenty of job opportunities as security guards, door supervisors and CCTV operators. Along with work at the pubs and clubs in the area, numerous events and government work are available.

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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