Door Supervisor Training in Edinburgh

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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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SIA Door Supervisor Training in Edinburgh

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The Door Supervisor Training in Edinburgh is aimed for people looking to work legally in the UK Private Security Industry as a Door Supervisor in a Pub, Club, Music Events. The Door Supervisor Licence also allows you to work as a Security Guard for shopping malls, banks and other retail outlets.
After successfully completing the SIA Door Supervisor training course in Edinburgh, you will be able to apply for your SIA Door Supervisor badge allowing you to work in the private security industry. Door Supervisors can also work as Security Guards.
Since 2006, we've helped over 40,000 people achieve a SIA Door Supervisor Licence in London and all across the UK. Our SIA Licence training prepares candidates for a rewarding and challenging career as a SIA Door Supervisor. The role of a Door Supervisor is extremely demanding so it is vital that you receive the best quality Door Supervisor Training available before you begin your new career. Once you successfully complete our Door Supervisor course you will be able to apply for a SIA Door Supervisor Licence. 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 the UK

Getting to your training venue in Edinburgh

To get to the venue, head to one of these nearby stations.  
Edinburgh Park Train Station
Edinburgh EH12 9FX, United Kingdom

Haymarket Train Station 
Edinburgh EH12 5EY, United Kingdom

South Gyle Train Station 
S Gyle Rd, Edinburgh EH12 9EU, United Kingdom

If you are at Edinburgh Park, catch the train to the Haymarket station, which will take around 29 minutes and runs every 20 minutes. From the Haymarket Train Station, catch the tram at Haymarket tram station heading to Edinburgh zoo. Get off after 4 stops which will take around 7 minutes. From there, you are just a 2-minute walk from the venue at the Holiday Inn. 

Alternatively, if you are at the South Gyle train station, take the 12 George Street bus and get off after 13 stops in approximately 19 minutes at Edinburgh zoo. The Holiday Inn is just a 3-minute walk from the stop. 


There is parking available at the venue. If you are heading into Edinburgh city centre at lunchtime, then there are several car parks available. 

Calton Road Parking
16 Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh EH1 3EG, United Kingdom

NCP Edinburgh Castle Terrace
Castle Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2EW, United Kingdom

Greenside Row, Edinburgh EH1 3AN, United Kingdom

The venue has a walk score of 56 which means you can access several facilities on foot, but you might need a car to get to some amenities. 


If you're staying over for the week of your course, you might want to stay at the venue, which is a 4-star hotel. There's a restaurant and coffee shop as well as a wellness centre on-site. While reasonably priced, there are less costly options available nearby, though. 

Not far from the venue is the Leonardo Edinburgh Murrayfield, a 3-star option. A couple of miles down Corstorphine Road, close to Edinburgh Gateway train station, is the 2-star ibis budget hotel. You can check out other options here. 


The venue is located close to Edinburgh zoo with plenty of local cafes. A 4-minute drive down the road will get you to Cafe Vigo at 88 St John's Road, Corstorphine, EH12 8AT. They serve a large variety of food, including breakfasts, paninis, soup, wraps, burgers, and salad. 

Nahas cafe is also close, serving all-day breakfast, scones, burgers, wraps, and sandwiches, which are all reasonably priced. Heading in the opposite direction and east on Corstorphine Road will get you to the Cocobean cafe in just 3 minutes. Or head a little further to Roseburn cafe at 8 Roseburn Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 6AW. Once again, you'll get classic home fayre and Scottish and English classics at a reasonable price. 

If you are staying over and want to eat out in the evening, then Prana Indian Grill Edinburgh is a great choice. Or head east towards Locanda di Gusti that serves Italian and Naples inspired cuisine. Or just head to the Corstorphine Inn, the local pub just 3 minutes away from the venue, to enjoy pub classics with a Scottish twist such as Haggis fritters. 


SIA Job Opportunities in Edinburgh
There are lots of opportunities in Edinburgh for trained security personnel. Edinburgh has a thriving pub and club scene. During the daytime, security is needed in several government buildings such as the Law Courts, University, and Job Centres. 

Edinburgh airport is a significant employer of security guards. Edinburgh zoo also requires door personnel, and Scotland is renowned for the sheer number of golf courses. Tournaments and events also call for ad hoc need for security. 

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