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Door Supervisor Training in Leicester

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SIA Door Supervisor Training in Leicester

 

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 Leicester
 

Getting your SIA Door Supervisor Licence involves the following steps:
 

Step 1 ➡️ Get Training 

Book your SIA Door Supervisor course in Leicester. This is a 6-day training course.

Click here to view course dates and prices

 

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 Leicester

 

⚠️ 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 Leicester.

 

Leicester 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 Leicester 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 Leicester

 

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

Wondering what you will learn on the course?

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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Mercure Leicester The Grand Hotel, Granby Place, Leicester LE1 6ES, UK

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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 Leicester?
 
 
 

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 Leicester

Train
You can get to the venue by train easily. These are the three train stations closest to Leicester city centre. From here it's easy to get to the venue using local buses and by walking. 

Leicester Train Station
London Rd, Leicester LE2 0QB. 

Syston Train Station 
Leicester LE7 2JU. 

South Wigston 
Kenilworth Rd, South Wigston, Wigston LE18 4XU. 

If you arrive at Leicester train station, it's just a 6-minute walk to the venue, approximately 500 metres away. Take the stairs and turn left onto Station Street, then right onto London Street after 100 metres. Turn left onto East Street after 40 metres, and right onto London Street again after 10 metres. After 40 metres, turn left onto Granby Street for 300 metres. Turn left onto Belvoir Street, and the Mercure is on the left. 

From Syston train station, catch the number 5 bus to Leicester. Arrive at The Haymarket in Leicester after 24 stops which will take around 25 minutes. From there, walk along Belgrave Gate to the Clock Tower, then turn onto Granby Street for about 350 metres. 

From South Wigston train station, you can get the number 44 Leicester bus from Fairfield. Stay on the bus for 27 stops, around 25 minutes and get off at Charles Street Stand J. From there, the venue is just a 2-minute walk away. 

 

Parking 
There is parking available at the venue, but it's subject to charges. You might want to park close by in another car park that will get you a better deal. Some nearby car parks include: 

Dover Street Car Park
31-33 Dover St, Leicester LE1 6PW. 

NCP Leicester East Street
East St, Leicester LE1 6NB. 

Just Park Wellington Street 
Wellington St, Leicester LE1 6HP. 

 

Walkability
Granby Street has an almost perfect walk score of 99/100. This means that you can access virtually anything you could need or want on foot. From banks, ATM's, shops, cafes, hotels, public transport, hospitals, as well as the local parks Town Hall Square, Castle Gardens and Nelson Mandela Park.

 

Accommodation
You could stay at The Mercure. But if you are looking for some budget options, you can try the Travelodge Leicester around a 7-minute drive away at Vaughan Way, Leicester LE1 4NN or Campbells Guest House at 17-19 Westleigh Rd, Leicester LE3 0HH. You can check out other options and deals here. 

 

Food
You won't have a problem finding somewhere to eat at lunchtime. If you are craving good old fish and chips, head along Belvoir Street to get to Welford Chippy. McDonald's is also close to the venue. If you are after an English breakfast, then why not try The Sandwich Stop Cafe within 250 metres of the venue. If coffee is your thing, then try The Leicester Coffee House Company just along Granby Street.

For those with a sweet tooth, you must take the time to check out Bru Coffee And Gelato. They serve a fantastic range of drinks, including tea, coffee, hot chocolate, and milkshake. But don't miss out on their decadent desserts, including freshly baked waffles, cookie dough, dessert classics such as apple pie and custard. They also serve some savoury delights along with their luxurious handmade gelato, including homemade soups, wraps, paninis, and grilled cheese sandwiches. 

 

SIA Job Opportunities in Leicester
There are tons of opportunities in Leicester once you have your license. Door staff are always needed for the busy bars and clubs in Leicester city centre. Retail security is required for the shopping centres including The Haymarket Shopping Centre, Highcross and The Silver Arcade. 

There's always security needed when Leicester City play at home at the King Power Stadium, Filbert Way, Leicester LE2 7FL. And the Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester General Hospital, and Glenfield Hospital, all located close to the city centre employ security staff 24/7.

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FAQs

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to obtain the SIA Licence and work in front-line 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 10-14 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 dispatched within 7 working days of course completion.
You can work as a Security Guard with a Door Supervisor licence. It's important to note that if you take the Security Guard course, you cannot apply for a Door Supervisor badge. This makes Door Supervisor course more valuable when applying for jobs and will make you more eligible. To read our full list of FAQ's, click here. 

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