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Door Supervisor Training in Guildford

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SIA Door Supervisor Training in Guildford


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 Guildford

Getting your SIA Door Supervisor Licence involves the following steps:

Step 1 ➡️ Get Training 

Book your SIA Door Supervisor course in Guildford. 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 Guildford


⚠️ 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 Guildford.


Guildford 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 Guildford 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 Guildford


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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The Mandolay Hotel, 36-40 London Rd, Guildford GU1 2AE, United Kingdom

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About Door Supervisor Training Course in Guildford

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 six days, divided into four units.

On the final day of the course, there will be four multiple-choice exams and a practical assessment of the physical intervention skills.


What will I learn on the SIA Door Supervisor Training course in Guildford?


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 Guildford

You can get to your training course via two available train stations and one bus stop. The bus stop is the closest option to the venue.
Wotton Hatch Bus Stop 22, 32
Wotton, Dorking RH5 6QQ, United Kingdom

Gomshall Train Station
Gomshall, Guildford GU5 9NU, United Kingdom

Dorking West Train Station
Station Rd, Dorking RH4 5EE, United Kingdom

If you decide to take the bus, Wotton Hatch is the closest bus station to the venue. Catch bus number 22, 32 and take a 14-minute walk for about 1km to the venue. For train options, drop off at Dorking West Train Station and take bus number 465. Get off at the 6th stop, Dorking, Rose Hill and walk around 17 minutes, approximately 1.5km to the venue. 

If you are coming from Gomshall Train Station, take bus line 32 and get off at Wotton, Manor Farm. From there, walk for about 7 minutes, approximately 600m to the venue. Another option you can take is via taxi, from Gomshall Train Station take a taxi that costs around £8 - £10. From Dorking West Train Station, take a taxi for about £10 - £12.


Parking at Wotton House is free on-site for hotel guests, including guests using the conference rooms and leisure club. If you are heading into Dorking during your lunch hour then you can try these car parks:

Friday Street Car Park
Friday St, Dorking, United Kingdom

Broadmoor Car Park
Wotton, Dorking RH5 6JY, United Kingdom

White Down Car Park
White Down Ln, Dorking RH5 6SL, United Kingdom


The training venue has a walk score of 4/100. The score of 4 is under the category of car-dependent locations, which means you'll need a car to get to nearby places such as restaurants or stores. If you have an errand to run, you'll definitely need a car or take a taxi. 


Wotton House has long been accommodating guests since the 17th century. It is a 13-acre 4-star hotel in the countryside. You'll be surrounded by its historic garden estate, with plenty of activities to explore, from picnics to national parks. The venue is also widely used for wedding events, dining, and corporate meetings and events.

Around the area, there are nearby similar accommodations to choose from. South of the venue is Bulmer Farm and Woodhill Cottage. From the east, you can find a bed and breakfast Ranmore Rise In the Surrey Hills and a Surrey Hills Yurts. Find other options here. 


Although great food is available in the venue, you can scout for other dining options if you decide to eat out. For breakfast, the nearest cafe is the Tillings Cafe, however, it is only available for takeaway and no dine-in options. If you want to grab a cup of coffee and dine in, the next closest cafe is The Dabbling Duck, which is best for sweets and sandwiches. 

In the afternoon, you can have a lovely lunch at The Wotton Hatch, a cosy gastropub serving English and Mediterranean menus. If you want to go a little further from the venue, try out the Kinghams Restaurant where modern British dishes and fish courses are served. To finish off the night, grab a drink or two at the Red Bar & Lounge for that casual British vibe or head to The Kings Arms for local British fare and ales. 


SIA Job Opportunities in Guildford 
Guildford has many SIA work opportunities, from hotels to restaurants and bars. With a thriving nightlife in Guildford there’s always door staff needed. You can find retail security jobs at the local shopping centres such as The Friary, Tunsgate Quarter, and White Lion Walk.

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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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