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Door Supervisor Training in Derby

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SIA Door Supervisor Training in Derby


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 Derby

Getting your SIA Door Supervisor Licence involves the following steps:

Step 1 ➡️ Get Training 

Book your SIA Door Supervisor course in Derby. 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 Derby


⚠️ 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 Derby.


Derby 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 Derby 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 Derby


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

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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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SIA Door Supervisor Training Derby

Novotel Nottingham Derby M1, Junction, 25 Bostocks Ln, Long Eaton, Sandiacre, Nottingham NG10 4EP

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About Door Supervisor Training Course in Derby

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 Derby?

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 Derby 


A good choice of transport to get to the venue in Derby is to take the train. If you are using this option, then you need to head to the train station in Long Eaton, which is detailed below:
Long Eaton Train Station 
Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 3GL, United Kingdom

From the train station, the easiest route to take is to jump in a taxi as the venue at the Novotel is just 2.1 miles up the B6002. The Novotel hotel is situated midway between Nottingham and Derby and is located at junction 25 just off the M1. 


The Novotel hotel has parking available. If you are heading into Derby city centre at lunchtime or after the course, then these car parks will serve you well:
Ford street Car Park 
Ford St, Derby DE1 1EE, United Kingdom

Chapel Street Multi-Storey Car Park
13 Chapel St, Derby DE1 3GU, United Kingdom

Grand Car Parks
8 Crompton St, Derby DE1 1NY, United Kingdom


Unfortunately, the location is not within walking distance from most amenities. You will need a car to get to most places from the venue. The walking score is just 29/100, but there is a bar and a restaurant at the hotel. 


If you are travelling a significant distance to the course, you may be looking for accommodation. The Novotel where the course is based is reasonably priced. The hotel has free Wi-Fi and a restaurant that provides an excellent breakfast for guests. There is also the ibis budget hotel in Derby, which is excellent value for money. Other higher-priced options include the Jurys Inn and the Holiday Inn. Check out other hotels here. 


If you are heading into Derby city centre for a bite to eat during your lunch hour or after the course, then you won’t be disappointed with what Derby has to offer. If you want a burger, then track down the Hide Burger Bar at Riverside Chambers, Derwent St, Derby DE1 2EP. They offer a relaxed setting with various creative burgers, meats and beer. They also serve great breakfasts. Or why not go for something spicy at Hari Hari, which is at 23 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3GP, where they serve delicious southeast Asian cuisine. 
The Cosy Club at Royal Bldg, Victoria St, Derby DE1 1ES, serves modern British food in a relaxed setting. If you’re a veggie, then check out Vedi, located at Liversage St, Derby DE1 2LH, which serve all kinds of vegetarian food which you can eat in or take away. Another favourite with locals is El Burrito in the city centre at 2 East St, Derby DE1 2AF, which serves authentic Mexican food. 


SIA Job Opportunities in Derby
Like many cities, Derby has a thriving nightlife. There are plenty of bars and clubs in the city centre that are always looking for door personnel. In addition, there are other opportunities for those who want to work during the daytime. Derby has several shopping centres, including the Derbion, Park Farm Shopping Centre, Kingsway Retail Park, and the Cathedral Quarter in Derby. 
The local football Derby FA always needs door personnel when the team plays at home at the 8-9 Stadium Business Ct, Millennium Way, Derby DE24 8HP. There is also a racecourse located not far from the city centre that also regularly needs security staff.

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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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