Door Supervisor Training in Stoke-on-Trent

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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 Stoke-on-Trent

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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 Stoke-on-Trent?


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.


How to get to your training venue at Stoke-on-Trent

To help you get close to the Hilton Garden Inn Stoke-on-Trent for your course, trains are the most suitable transport option. You'll come across plenty of train stations that get you into the nearby areas:

Stoke-on-Trent Train Station
Station Rd, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2AA

Blythe Bridge Train Station
Blythe Bridge, Stoke-on-Trent ST11 9RS

Longport Train Station
Longport, Stoke-on-Trent ST6 4NF

We would recommend you use the Stoke-on-Trent station to get you into the area. The venue is only 1.2 miles from there. You can cover the distance using multiple routes by bus or taxi, depending on what you prefer. A taxi ride from the train station will take you about 4 minutes. 

If using a bus, then set aside about 15 minutes journey time to reach your venue. Walk to the Stoke-on-Trent bus station and get on a number 23 bus to Hanley. After passing 6 stops, which will only take 6 minutes, alight at stop J1. You'll then need to walk for 0.3 miles to get to the training venue.


For those attending the training with their own vehicles, this training venue has free parking. However, when you're heading out for lunch, there are plenty of other car parks within a 2-mile radius of the venue. Some of the best options around the area include:

Hinde Street Car Park
17 Cardiff Grove, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 3RF

Regent Road Parking
The Regent Centre, Regent Rd, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 3EG

John Street Car Park
Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 5SS


In case you'd like to explore the area around your training venue, Stoke-on-Trent has a Walk Score of 92/100. That means that whether you're looking for a park to relax at, or shopping malls and grocery stores to take care of your shopping, these are around in plenty. Restaurants are also available within walking distance of each other. You do not need a vehicle to help you get around easily.


Aside from the venue itself which is a bit pricey you can consider the DoubleTree by Hilton Stoke-on-Trent at Etruria Hall Festival Way, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 5BQ, and Travelodge Newcastle-Under-Lyme Central at Lower St, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Newcastle ST5 2RS. There are even Airbnbs like Waterloo Airbnb at 248 Waterloo Rd, Stoke-on-Trent ST6 3HL. To see other accommodation locations close to your training venue, check here.


Whether you'd like to enjoy some takeout or have a dine-in experience while at Stoke-on-Trent, there are several great eateries located around your training venue. For some takeout, restaurants like Food Hut at 102a Sun St, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 4JR, and Top Pizza at 99 Broad St, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 4JQ offer fast food options like burgers and pizza. For more diverse cuisine, you can visit Lokanta Kebab House at 108 Broad St, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 4EJ to enjoy a variety of Turkish street food.


SIA Job Opportunities in Stoke-on-Trent
Once you become an SIA-licensed door supervisor, you'll come across several job vacancies within Stoke-on Trent. The area is an entertainment hotspot, so you can easily get work at any of the local pubs and clubs. If you prefer to work during the day, then the shopping centres worth looking into include the Piccadilly Shopping Arcade and the Stoke-on-Trent shopping mall.

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