Door Supervisor Training
in Colchester

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Course Name

Door Supervisor

6 days
Earning Potential
£10-14 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 Colchester

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 Colchester?

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 venue in Colchester

The average trip time between London Liverpool Street and Colchester is 57 minutes depending on the number of stops. It takes 44 minutes to go from London Liverpool Street to Colchester. There is a distance of 83 km between the two cities. Trains leave every 20 minutes and arrive in Colchester in slightly under an hour. Colchester Station is a 14-minute walk from Colchester town centre.

Monday through Friday, there are typically 98 trains between London Liverpool Street and Colchester, 90 trains on Saturdays, and 51 trains on Sundays. On holidays, this may change.


Colchester station is the main railway station in the Essex town of Colchester. This station is easily accessible by public transportation, with bus stations and a taxi rank located directly outside the main ticket office. Outside the station, there are around 100 parking spots. Colchester station has a variety of cafés and stores and a vending machine for any pre-journey snacks. Toilets are also available on all platforms.

Parking near the venue

If you are heading into the city at lunchtime, then there are plenty of car parks to choose from:

  • Coach Parking
  • St Mary's Multi-Storey
  • NCP Colchester Osborne St
  • Vineyard Street Car Park
  • North Station Car Park


The venue is considered very walkable, with a score of 87/100. Most errands can be accomplished on foot and do not require a car and can be accomplished on foot, including getting to the grocery store and ATMs.

Accommodation and Hotels near the venue

The following hotels are recommended if you are travelling out from the home to attend a course, depending on distance to the course site and pricing.

  • Premier Inn Colchester Cowdray Avenue
  • Brook Red Lion Hotel
  • St Nicholas Hotel
  • East Gate Inn
  • The Railway Sleeper Lodge

Food places near Venue

Bill's Colchester Restaurant is a fantastic place to have breakfast. They offer pancakes topped with berries, and maple syrup, toast with salmon and scrambled eggs and mini cinnamon doughnuts. They have a lot of variety and vegan and vegetarian options.

Breakfast is usually delicious at Timbers. Without a doubt, They are the best breakfast place in Colchester. The lunch menu is decent, but nothing compares to the breakfast. The go-to choice on their menu is sausages, eggs, bacon, sandwiches, salad with a choice of tea or coffee.


SIA Job Opportunities in Colchester

Colchester is home to many museums and entertainment spots. You may apply for jobs at the Colchester Arts Centre, Hollytrees Museum, Natural History Museum, Castle Park and several of the area's theatres and malls once you've completed your training.

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