Door Supervisor Training in Plymouth

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Course Name

Door Supervisor

6 days
£239.99 Incl. VAT
Earning Potential
£11 - 17 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 Plymouth

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 Plymouth?

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 Plymouth

Reach your training venue fast and conveniently via three stations nearby. We recommend getting off at these stations:

Plymouth Train Station
Plymouth PL4 6AB, United Kingdom

Dockyard Train Station
Plymouth PL2 1RZ, United Kingdom

Devonport Train Station
Plymouth PL1 4QW, United Kingdom

Plymouth Train Station is only a 16-minute and a 2 km walk from the training venue. You can choose to take a bus, taxi or walk to the training venue from the train station. If you decide to take the bus from Plymouth Train Station, walk for a minute or two to Plymouth Bus Station and take bus number 12, 36, or 70A. Get off at Plymouth City Centre, Derry's Cross North and walk for about seven minutes to the training venue. Alternatively, you can take a taxi from the train station for only a 2-minute ride costing £5 - £7. 

If you are arriving from Dockyard Train Station, walk for about seven minutes to Devonport, Albert Gate Bus Stop and catch line 21 bus. After 11 stops, get off at Plymouth City Centre, Connexions. From there, go on foot for a distance of 700 metres, about an 8-minute walk to the training venue.

From Devonport Train Station, walk for about 800 metres to Devonport, City College Plymouth Bus Stop. If you are riding bus number 36 from the bus stop, get off at Plymouth City Centre, Derry's Cross South and walk for about six minutes to the training venue in Armada Way.


You won't have to worry about parking space at Crowne Plaza Plymouth as the hotel offers a car park for £10 per day. There are several car parks near the training venue including Theatre Royal Car Park and Exchange Street Car Park. Going to the city centre is also made easy and convenient with numerous car parks in the area like Mayflower Street East Car Park.

Theatre Royal Car Park
Old George St, Plymouth PL1 2TG. 

Exchange Street Car Park
Exchange St, Plymouth PL4 0EY. 

Mayflower Street East Car Park
Mayflower St, Plymouth PL1 1QJ. 


The training venue is situated in a convenient location in Armada Way, Plymouth. It is considered a walker's paradise as it has a walk score of 95 out of 100. From the training venue, you can simply walk to several establishments such as restaurants, grocery stores, and shopping malls. 


You can stay at Crowne Plaza Plymouth for the duration of your training course. The location of the hotel is just a 3-minute walk to the seafront Hoe park and less than a mile from Plymouth Station. For similar affordable hotels in the area, you can stay at George Guest House, Lockyer House Hotel, and The Lamplighter. Check this website for more hotel options.


Since the training venue is in the city centre, a lot of restaurants are within easy reach. From cafes to bars and restaurants, you won't have a difficult time looking for a place to eat. Try the famous ice cream parlour, Karl’s Ice Cream Kiosk. They have a great selection of ice cream flavours. Plus, they serve amazing hot coffee, perfect for starting your day. For lunch or dinner, head over to Harbourside Fish and Chips for some classic British fish and chips, or burgers and pies.


SIA Job Opportunities in Plymouth 
There are possible work opportunities on the pier of The Hoe, may it be from restaurants to bars and clubs. In the city centre of Plymouth, you'll find shopping centres needing security staff. Moreover, healthcare facilities such as Mount Gould Hospital and institutions like the University of Plymouth also require security staff.

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