Door Supervisor Training in London-Holborn

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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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About Door Supervisor Training Course in London-Central Waterloo

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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 London-Central Waterloo?

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 London - Holborn

You can get to the training venue via tube or bus. We recommend these stations for London - Holborn:

Holborn Subway Station
Kingsway, Holborn, London WC2B 6AA, United Kingdom

Temple Subway Station
Victoria Embankment, Temple, London WC2R 2PH, United Kingdom

Oxford Circus Underground Station
Oxford St, Soho, London W1B 3AG, United Kingdom

The closest station to the training venue is Holborn Subway Station. Once you get off at Holborn Subway Station, walk for about three minutes to the training venue. 

The second nearest train station is the Temple Subway Station. You can either take a three-minute taxi ride costing about £5 - £7 or walk for 14 minutes to reach the training venue. 

Lastly, if you are coming from Oxford Circus Underground Station, you can take the bus, taxi or go on foot to the training venue. For the bus, take number 55, get off at Holborn - Museum Street and walk for about 130 yards to the training venue. Alternatively, you can take a taxi for £5 - £7 or walk for 16 minutes. 


The training venue in HQ - London Bloomsbury Square has several paid parking spaces nearby. The parking lots are easily accessible with just a few minutes walk from the training venue. You can access these car parks for 24 hours every day of the week. To reserve a slot in advance, you can pre-book a car park from NCP. You can also choose to pay on the day itself with a maximum of £32.50 for 8 to 24 hours. With parking so expensive, you might want to ditch the car and walk and take public transport. 

NCP London Bloomsbury Square Car Park
30 Bloomsbury Square, Holborn, London WC1A 2RJ. 

NCP Car Park London Shaftesbury
1 Museum St, Holborn, London WC1A 1JR. 

NCP London Covent Garden
Parker St, Holborn, London WC2B 5NT. 


HQ Bloomsbury Square London has a perfect score of 100/100 walk score. The walk score is a Walker's Paradise and you do not need a car to reach places. You can easily walk around the location and get anything you need on foot. 


Within the area of Holborn, you'll find a variety of hotels. For a more budget-friendly hotel, try Grange Buckingham Hotel, Grange Clarendon Hotel, and Grange Beauchamp Hotel with a 4 out of 5-star rating from customer reviews. If you go a bit further, SoHostel offers a much cheaper price and is only a 10-minute drive from the venue. To see more hotel options, check them here


The training venue is just nearby The British Museum with several restaurants in the area. From the left of the training venue, you'll come across Yang's Palace, a Chinese takeout and dining place for reasonably priced good Chinese food. Try these cafes which are all closeto the venue: SHOT IT, The London Review Cake Shop, and Ruskin's Cafe. If you want to head on to Oxford Street and you'll find tons of shops to grab a take out sandwich or pasty, and several fast-food outlets. 


SIA Job Opportunities in London - Holborn
There are several potential SIA job openings available in Hatton Garden, a popular commercial area in Holborn. Great Ormond Street Hospital, one of the largest heart transplantation centres in the world and famous for their specialist children’s care always needs 24/7 security. 

There's also potential work in Oxford Street. It's Europe's most bustling shopping street with over 300 stores visited by over half a million people every day so security staff to watch out for theft or suspicious activities are in demand. Plus, Holborn is full of bars and clubs always looking for door staff.  

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