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Door Supervisor Training in Nottingham

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SIA Door Supervisor Training in Nottingham


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 Nottingham

Getting your SIA Door Supervisor Licence involves the following steps:

Step 1 ➡️ Get Training 

Book your SIA Door Supervisor course in Nottingham. 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 Nottingham


⚠️ 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 Nottingham.


Nottingham 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 Nottingham 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 Nottingham


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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SIA Door Supervisor Training Nottingham

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

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About Door Supervisor Training Course in Nottingham

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 Nottingham?

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 Nottingham

By Train
The venue situated in Long Eaton is accessible by train from either Derby station or Nottingham station.

Long Eaton Railway Station
Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 3GL

From Nottingham, it is approximately 16-mins to Long Eaton, and there are about 42 trains a day. The cost of a ticket is around £5. From Derby, it is approximately 9-mins to Long Eaton and there are about 70 trains a day. Tickets cost around £5 From Long Eaton to the venue is a good 45 min walk, so a taxi would be the best option. There is a taxi rank at the railway station, but it is advisable to pre-book—cost to the hotel around £9.50.

Local Taxi operators:
Long Eaton Taxis - 0115 882 9282
Near-N-Far Taxis - 0115 972 7000
Erewash Taxis - 0115 946 4440

There are buses from the station, my15, Skylink, and Indigo offer service about 30-40 minutes apart, all entail a 12-16 minute walk.


By Car
The venue is centrally located between Derby and Nottingham and easily reached from either city. Situated just off junction 25 on the M1 makes it accessible for those travelling by car from further afield. 


Parking at the venue is not a problem. If you are heading into the centre at lunchtime, then you can try these car parks:

Lace Market Car Park 
Pilcher Gate, Nottingham NG1 1QE. 

NCP Car Park Nottingham Stoney Street
Stoney St, Nottingham NG1 1LS. 

Upper Parliament Street Car Park
6ld, 57 Upper Parliament St, Nottingham NG1 6LD. 


This is a low-scoring area for walking. Most errands from the venue require a car or taxi.


If you have decided to stay in Nottingham for the SIA training course, you can book at the venue. This is a 4-star contemporary hotel close to the M1, with prices from around £40 per night. The area also has several other hotels within easy reach of the venue, including the  

Best Western Nottingham Derby - Bostocks Ln, Long Eaton, Sandiacre, Nottingham NG10 4EP. Tel: 0115 9460000. Rooms costs around £46 per night.

Holiday Inn Derby ( Junction 25 M1) - Bostocks Ln, Sandiacre, Nottingham NG10 5NJ. Tel: +443333209327. Rooms cost around £41 per night.

There are also more budget-friendly hotels in the area, but not all are within walking distance to the venue or on a direct bus route. More accommodation options can be found here.


Food & Drink
The hotel has a restaurant, but for more choice, you need to go further afield. Without transport, you have limited choice. The nearest shop is the Co-Op Food on Grasmere Rd; a 10-minute walk away. Within a 10 min drive, there are several restaurants, cafes, fast food or takeaways. Plus, with transport, there is easy access to Tesco Extra & Asda including:

  • Costa Coffee - Swiney Way Tesco Extra
  • Fintons Cafe & Bakehouse - 29 Draycott Rd, Breaston, Derby DE72 3DA
  • Pumpkinz - Draycott Mill Market Street, Draycott, Derby DE72 3NB
  • Andy’s Fish Bar - 113 Nottingham Road NG9 8AT
  • Venezia Pizza - 77 High Road Toton


SIA Job Opportunities In Nottingham
Nottingham offers excellent opportunities for work in the security industry, with private work available for personnel with SIA licenses. Nottingham is a university city, but both cities have ample pubs & clubs requiring security staff and door supervisors. Then there are jobs at Nottingham City airport and both football grounds, alongside a range of work for retail and other business. Getting your SIA licence is the door to opening up numerous opportunities in the security industry, from a part-time job to amazing career opportunities. 

Careers you can join with the


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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