Door Supervisor Training in Cardiff

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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 Cardiff

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 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 Cardiff?

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 Cardiff


The training venue is located at Mercure Cardiff North Hotel, and getting there is a short distance from the train stations surrounding it. You can take a train at these local stations to get to your training venue:

Heath Low-Level Station

Cardiff CF23 5QA, United Kingdom

Heath High Level

Cardiff CF23 5QJ, United Kingdom

Cathays Train Station

Cardiff CF24 4AX, United Kingdom


Llanishen, Cardiff CF14 0SA, United Kingdom

Cardiff Queen Street Station 

Station Terrace, Cardiff CF5 4AA, United Kingdom

Mercure Cardiff North Hotel is a short 2.5 miles if you take a taxi from Heath Low-level Train station via Cyncoed Road. This is the fastest route. 

If you choose to take a bus from the train station,  walk about 220ft to Heath High Level to take the Cardiff Bay train to Cardiff Queen Street. This should take you 5 minutes. Alight and walk for 5 minutes to West Groove 5 and take the 58 bus. Get off after 12 stops at Queenwood and walk the remaining distance, which is 0.2 miles to the hotel.

If you are coming from the opposite direction using Llanishen Train station, a taxi ride should take you on average 14 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus to the venue. You will take the 28B bus at Station Road and get off after 16 stops. At the library, you will take the 58 bus to Queenwood then walk the remaining short distance to the venue.


If you choose to drive to the venue, there is onsite parking. If you decide to tour the city during your free time, these are some of the parking spots nearby.

Cardiff University Heath Park Campus

A48, Cardiff CF14, United Kingdom

University Hospital of Wales

Heath Park Way, Cardiff CF14 4XW, United Kingdom

Heath Wood Lane Pay and Display Car Park

Unnamed Road, Cardiff CF14 4EL, United Kingdom

Heath Park Pay and Display Car Park

Cardiff CF14 4AY, United Kingdom


The area around the venue has a walk score of 93 out of 100. Everything is easily accessible without driving around. 



If you are attending the course from afar, you can stay at the Mercure Cardiff, the training venue. However, If you wish to explore the city for more reasonable prices, there are other fantastic hotels nearby, such as Travelodge, Ibis, and ZIP by Premier Inn. Check out other deals here.


The area around the venue is surrounded by restaurants that offer savoury dishes. Here, you can have a taste of various cuisines like Mexican dishes. Or try the mouth-watering Mediterranean cuisine from Vivo Amigo and Jasmin Restaurant located at 36 Wellfield Rd, Cardiff CF24 3PB. If you fancy a quick bite, there is Romeat 123 Albany Rd, Cardiff CF24 3NS which serves delicious pizzas just down the road from your venue. Vegetarians also have several eateries offering sumptuous hot dishes. There are also tons of vibrant bars and pubs providing bistro-style food for not much money. 


SIA Job Opportunities in Cardiff
There are tons of opportunities for door personnel in Cardiff, such as shopping malls and retail outlets, museums and government buildings. There are also numerous clubs and pubs that are always in need of working staff. Cardiff is also home to football clubs such as Cardiff FC, where door personnel are always needed.

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