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Door Supervisor Training in Sunderland

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SIA Door Supervisor Training in Sunderland


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 Sunderland

Getting your SIA Door Supervisor Licence involves the following steps:

Step 1 ➡️ Get Training 

Book your SIA Door Supervisor course in Sunderland. 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 Sunderland


⚠️ 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 Sunderland.


Sunderland 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 Sunderland 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 Sunderland


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 Sunderland

The Clarion Hotel Witney Way, Boldon, NE35 9PE

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About Door Supervisor Training Course in Sunderland

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 six days, divided into four units.

On the final day of the course, there will be four multiple-choice exams and a practical assessment of the physical intervention skills.


What will I learn on the SIA Door Supervisor Training course in Sunderland?


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 Sunderland

One of the best ways to commute to the Clarion Hotel Newcastle South for your training sessions would be to use a train. These get you fairly close to the venue. Some of the train stations worth considering include:

East Boldon Train Station
East Boldon NE36 0LP

Chester-le-Street Train Station
Station Road, Chester-le-Street DH3 3EE

Heworth Train Station
Heworth, Gateshead NE10 0LW

Out of the listed options, we'd suggest you go with East Boldon Train Station. This will put you a little over 2 miles from the venue, which is a distance you can quickly cover by taking a taxi. There are two routes available from the train station. Unfortunately, there aren't any buses in the area servicing that route. If you'd like to walk, it'll take you about 50 minutes to cover the 2.5-mile distance to the venue.


If you prefer heading to training sessions using your own vehicle, then you'll be glad to know that the venue has a free car park. If you are heading to South Shields for lunch, then you can stay at either of these safe and secure options:

The Word Car Park
River Dr, South Shields NE33 1JN

Charlotte Street Car Park
73 Fowler St, South Shields NE33 1NT

Forum Car Park
Elton St W, Wallsend NE28 8QU


The Sunderland area has a Walk Score of 38/100. That's because there aren't that many places for you to visit on foot since they're all spread far apart. Traveling around by car would suit you better if you'd like to explore the area.


If you'd like to find somewhere in Sunderland to stay for the duration of your training, start by looking into the training venue. Choosing to stay here will give you access to cosy accommodation with additional perks like the venue's free Wi-Fi network, swimming pool, and fitness centre.

Other options located close to the venue include the Holiday Inn Express Newcastle - Metro Centre at Clasper Way, Swalwell, Newcastle upon Tyne NE16 3BE, the Travelodge Newcastle Whitemare Pool at Whitemare Pool, A194, A194 Whitemare Pool, Wardley, Gateshead NE10 8YB, or even the Holiday Inn Newcastle - Jesmond at Jesmond Rd, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1PR. You can check out other deals by checking here.


This training venue is located close to several eateries offering a variety of cuisines. You can choose to get a healthy meal from The Lofthouse Deli at 4A Stanhope Rd, South Shields NE33 4BU. If you're in a rush, then you can walk to nearby locations like the McDonald's at Boldon Leisure Park, B1298, Kirkstall Road, Boldon Colliery NE35 9PB, or The Grill at Boldon Business Park, Tyne & Wear NE35 9PE, less than ten minutes from the venue.

You can also take a short trip to South Shields where you'll come across the Man V Food barbecue restaurant at 35 Hudson St, South Shields NE34 0AD, serving up burgers, sandwiches, burritos, and more. There's also Frydays Fish Bar and Grill at 27 Smithy St, South Shields NE33 1DA where you'll come across several fresh fried fish and chips varieties.


SIA Job Opportunities in Sunderland
Your SIA license opens up several opportunities for you to work within Sunderland. The town is buzzing at night so evening door personnel are in high demand. And if you are free on every other Saturday, then Sunderland AFC always need security at the Stadium of Light during home games. 

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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