What Job to do after COVID-19

In a world where millions of people have been made redundant or left jobless due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the job market seems to be massively overcrowded and it’s now as daunting as ever to try and find a new job.  At Get Licensed, we strongly believe that getting an SIA licence will open many […]

4 New Year Resolution Ideas for Door Supervisors And How To Achieve Them

It’s a new year and 2020 was a year most of us are glad to see the back of. With lockdown after lockdown, no clue what day it is and a year of uncertainty, it’s time to try and make 2021 a positive one.  Let’s be honest, most of us create a list of hopeful […]

Top Security Companies To Follow On Social

Whether you’re new to the private security industry, just received your SIA licence or even just thinking about working in the private security sector, following some of the top security companies on social media can be very beneficial.  Great for getting the latest job vacancies and for staying in the loop of the latest security […]

Imagine the UK’s Security Industry without the SIA

Prior to the UK Security Industry Authority (SIA), the private security industry was not regulated and therefore left open to criminal activity. There was no standards set and no training given to anyone wanting to work within security. This unfortunately led to many people abusing their power and resulted in many cases of bouncers mistreating […]

What is the difference between a Door Supervisor and a Security Guard?

Security Guards and Door Supervisors are 2 very closely related jobs in the private security sector, but what exactly is the difference? Security Guard Broadly speaking, a security guard can work in a variety of non-licensed premises, including the retail and corporate sectors. But, Security guards are not licensed to work on any premises that […]

Tips for passing Door Supervisor course first time

Remember, for your course you will have to complete 3 multiple choice exams which you need at least 70% on each, as well as a physical intervention practical exam which you must pass!  Now nobody likes exams. The feeling the night before, the last minute cram before you go in, the dreaded thought of having […]