Door Supervisor Training in Bristol

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Course Name

Door Supervisor

6 days
£239.99 Incl. VAT
Earning Potential
£12 - 23 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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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 6 days and is divided into 4 units: Working in the Private Security Industry, Working as a Door Supervisor, Conflict Management and Physical Intervention. On the final day of the course there will be 4 multiple choice exams and a practical assessment of the physical intervention skills you will be taught on the course.
What will I learn on the SIA Door Supervisor Training course in Bristol?


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 Bristol

If you are considering taking the train to your door supervisor course in Bristol, there are plenty of options. Below, we have listed the most accessible stations close to the city centre.

Bristol Temple Mead Railway Station
Bristol Temple Mead Station, Bristol, BS1 6QF

Montpelier Railway Station
St Andrews’s, Bristol, BS6 5EA

Redland Railway Station
Redland Bristol BS6 6QWP

Out of the three stations, we recommend travelling to the Bristol Temple Mead station as this is the closest to our venue. About 0.7 miles away from our venue, this is the perfect option being around a 15 minute walk to and from the station. 


Here at our Bristol venue, all customers are given free onsite parking making it extremely convenient for anyone wanting to drive to attend their door supervisor course. If you want to venture out and explore Bristol on either your lunch breaks or after the course has finished, we have also put together some suggestions for car parks for you: 

NCP Bristol Nelson Street MSCP
Nelson Street, Fairfax Street, Bristol, Avon BS1 3DB

Trenchard Street Long-stay Car Park
Trenchard Street, West End, BS1 5AN

Millennium Square Car Park
10 Cannons Way, Bristol BS1 5LL


Bristol is a great city to walk around and with a walk score of  99/100 if you live locally then this is a great option. If you can get public transport into the centre, our venue is only a 15 minute walk from the Temple Mead train station so you shouldn’t have any problems getting to this venue. 


If you decide to stay in Bristol while the duration of your course, you couldn’t get any more convenient than the course venue itself as it is based in the Future Inns hotel. With reasonably priced rooms and the added convenience of being able to roll out of bed to your course, this is a great option. There are also many other Hotels and accommodations to choose from providing facilities like WIFI, Gym, Parking, and many more within the local area. 


If you forget your packed lunch or fancy treating yourself to lunch whilst you’re out, there are a whole host of food places on the venues doorstep. If you are looking for a place for a quick nibble in Bristol visit the best café in town called ‘Baristas Coffee Collective’ which is located on 29 Victoria Street, Bristol BS1 6AA. If you are looking for a place to shop and eat you can visit the Bristol Shopping Quarter, it is located on 63 Union Street, Broadmead, Bristol BS1 2DU.

SIA Job Opportunities in Bristol

Once you have completed your Door Supervisor course and got your SIA licence, it makes sense to start looking for jobs in your local area right? Well Bristol always has potential work available for SIA License holders and some potential options include Bristol Shopping QuarterRedland Railway Station, The crofters’ Right, and many others.

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