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SIA Physical Intervention Training Courses

Get your 'Upskilling a Door Supervisor working within the Private Security Industry' refresher training and continue working in the security industry.

Get your 'Upskilling a Door Supervisor working within the Private Security Industry' refresher training and continue working in the security industry.

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2 days




Door Supervisor Qualification


18+ years


Basic level of English

Course NAME

Upskilling for Door Supervisors

FROM £64.99
MANDATORY REQUIREMENT FOR Door Supervisor Qualification
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Door Supervisor Course (Before 2010)


Physical Intervention Skills within the Private Security Industry

Physical interventions and the implications of their use.
How to reduce the risk of harm when physical intervention skills are used.
Using non-aggressive physical skills to protect yourself and others.
Using non-pain related standing, holding and escorting techniques, including non-restrictive and restrictive skills.
Good practices to follow after physical interventions.


Safety Awareness Unit for Door Supervisors within the Private Security Industry.

Counter terrorism issues relevant to a door supervisor.
The role of a Door Supervisor when a first aid situation occurs in a Licenced premise.
Legislation and requirements regarding children and young people relevant to a Door Supervisor.
How a door supervisor can help to keep vulnerable people safe.
Queue management and venue capacity responsibilities relevant to a door supervisor.


Multiple Choice Exam and a Physical Intervention Assessment

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Physical Intervention for Door Supervisors Course Details

The Level 2 Award for 'Upskilling a Door Supervisor Working within the Private Security Industry' is a mandatory qualification for those seeking to renew their SIA Door Supervisors Licence.


We make physical intervention training a simple, stress-free process 


This also applies to those who gained a Door Supervision qualification prior to June 2010 or whose qualification did not include the Physical Intervention module (this also applies to some qualifications awarded between June and September 2010).


Get Licensed says: The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has made mandatory recommendations that Physical Intervention training is now a compulsory skill for all Door Supervisor staff in the UK.


Anyone working in the industry as Door Staff, will be required to renew their licence. You will need to take this additional module in order to obtain a valid SIA Licence.


Assessment for Physical Intervention Training

On the final day of the course there will be a multiple choice exam and a practical assessment.


Get Licensed says: We understand that examinations can be daunting prospect but we assure you there is no need to worry.


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Frequently asked

The use of Physical Intervention is an accepted part of conflict management in this day and age, but the importance falls on your interpretation of the term 'Physical Intervention'. It is entirely possible to intervene physically in a conflict without making a single aggressive movement.

This module is intended to provide candidates with a wider range of non-violent options for dealing with common scenarios involving physical contact in licensed premises. This course is designed for those working in the roles where the need for further development in line with Conflict Management training is required.

The skills taught are designed to be a non-pain compliant. It is now mandatory for new Door Supervisors and is now mandatory for those with existing licences. It is also recommended skill for Security Guards, Stewards, and those employed within the Security Industry. The course covers all aspects relating to workplace violence leading to use of force and physical intervention skills.

This course is assessed by a multiple-choice exam and a practical assessment.

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