Door Supervisor Training in Chester

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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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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 Chester?

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 Liverpool


By Train
Coming from the North, the quickest tickets to Liverpool would be with Avanti North-West. Book tickets for: 
Liverpool Lime Street station, L1 1JD - 4 minutes walk from the venue or 
Liverpool Central, Ranelagh St. L1 1JT, a 6 minutes walk away.

From Chester and the Borders, Merseyrail has regular services into Liverpool Lime Street. 
Transpennine Express and EMR services have direct routes into Liverpool frequently from Leeds or Sheffield areas throughout the day. 


Walking to the venue from Liverpool Lime Street Station
An easy direct route to walk, 

  • Take the stairs to Lime st, turning left. 

  • Turn right into St Georges Place

  • Continue onto St Johns Lane 

  • Then a left onto Queens Square.

  • The venue will be on the left.


Walking to the venue from Liverpool Central Station
A few twists and turns but relatively straightforward. There are 3-routes. This one is slightly quicker at 6 mins.

  • Go east on Ranelagh towards Cases St

  • Take a left onto Cases St

  • Then go north west on Cases St/Clayton Square towards Parker St

  • Continue on Houghton St

  • Turn right onto Roe Street

  • Turn into Queens Square - the venue is on the left

Of course, you can take a taxi to the venue, but as a longer route due to the traffic system, it will take longer than walking and cost around £7.


There is off-site parking available at several parking lots, with charges from £1.80 hourly to £12 a day. The nearest secure parks include:

Q-Park in Queens Square works in conjunction with the Liverpool Marriott, providing daily and 24-hour rates. Tel: 01132384200
Car park Liverpool Lime Street; tel: 03452224224. This is a small car park that is very busy.

There are also plenty of council car parks within a 10-minute walk of the venue but do check closing times as not all are 24 hrs.


This area of Liverpool has an impressive 99/100 score for ease of walking. Everything you could need is within minutes walk, including shops, restaurants, cafes, the Docks, The Cavern Club theatre and museums all in easy reach.


This is an easy venue for a daily commute, but there are so many choices from luxury to budget accommodation if you decide to stopover. You could book into the Marriott with its 4-star luxury but take note due to its exceptional location, it books up quickly. Central to a lively, busy area of shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants you also will not have to go far to discover the sights and sounds of Liverpool. If you get the time—you are here to train—the venue is only a 15-minute walk from the Albert Dock's attractions. It's also 1 mile from The Beatles Story museum and 2 miles from Anfield sports stadium.

Other nearby hotels include:
The Travel Lodge - 25 Old Haymarket, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 6ER.
The Premier Centre Hotel - 4 Bolton Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, just off Lime Street You can check out other Liverpool accommodation here


Food & Drink
You could fill a book with the countless options for food and drink in Liverpool and in particular around this venue. From cheap and cheerful cafes to nouveau cuisine restaurants. Lunch-time options include all the usual cafes and takeaways such as Neros and Subway. Or try out these local cafes unique to Liverpool. The Deals Street Kitchem
90 Dale St, Liverpool L2 5TF - delicious all-day breakfasts, brunch and the smoothest of smoothies.

Indigo Greens, 132 Queens Drive, Liverpool L13 0AL England - a quick bite cafe with super vegan food along with fusion, British & International cuisine. Check out the top quick bites in Liverpool here. The area abounds with pubs and takeaways. Check out this local website for all up-to-date places to go for a snack or an eat-all-you-want meal.


SIA Job Opportunities In Liverpool
Work in the security industry in this area is excellent. Not only do all a large number of pubs and clubs need security staff. But so do all the big events in and around the city, like at the M & M&S centre and at Anfield park. That doesn't even begin to touch on retail and business security. There is also airport security providing plenty of work for trained professionals. Whatever SIA licence you hold for, you can be sure there is a job opportunity, and a career path is just waiting for you in Liverpool.


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