Door Supervisors (SIA Security) Level 2 Award (iQualify)
Those wishing to work in the private security industry must first complete Security Industry Authority (SIA) training and obtain an Emergency First Aid certificate. We deliver the Door Supervisor course along with Physical Intervention and First Aid training over a period of 10 days at Princess Caroline House in Southend-on-Sea.
Applications, information, advice and guidance
Multiple start dates are available throughout the year, please contact us for the most up to date information.
Please register your interest at email@example.com
or call 01702 220409.
A member of South Essex College staff will then be in touch.
Applicants for this course must be over 18 and complete an online form that includes a basic English assessment. The assessment is necessary to ensure that applicants can cope with the demands of the course.
The SIA stipulate that all course participants should be at level 1 English; those who do not achieve level 1 in the assessment will not be able to take part in this course.
Several forms of identification are required for this course along with one passport photos. Applicants for an SIA licence must pass criminality checks – for more information please look at the SIA website: www.sia.homeoffice.gov.uk
Candidate identification requirements
Several forms of identification are required for this course along with one passport photo.
Applicants for an SIA licence must pass criminality checks, which means having a criminal record could prevent you from getting an SIA licence – for more information please look at the SIA website: www.sia.homeoffice.gov.uk
You must provide a current email address and one passport-sized photo for your SIA exam paper and identification as detailed below:
One identity document from Group A and two documents from Group B
(1 document to prove your date of birth)
- a passport that is signed, current and valid (in date and of any nationality)
- a driving licence photocard issued by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) in the UK
- a driving licence photocard and its paper counterpart issued by the Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) in Northern Ireland
- a UK original birth certificate issued within 12 months of birth
- UK biometric residence permit
(2 documents to prove your current address)
Unless stated otherwise, 2 forms of the same type of document will not be accepted.
- a bank or building society statement dated within the last 3 months (you can provide 2 statements but only if they are from different banks or building societies)
- a utility bill (for example: gas, electric, telephone, water, satellite or cable TV) dated within the last 3 months
- a credit card statement dated within the last 3 months(you can provide 2 statements but only if they are from different credit-card providers)
- a council tax statement dated within the last 12 months
- a mortgage statement dated within the last 12 months
- a letter dated within the last 3 months from any of the following:
- HM Revenue and Customer
- Department of Work and Pensions Jobcentre Plus or any other government employment service
- Local authority Non-UK birth certificate
- a P45 or P60 tax statement dated within the last 12 months
- a paper version of a current UK driving licence (not the paper counterpart to a photocard)
- a driving licence photocard issued by the DVA in Northern Ireland (bot the paper counterpart)
- a pension, endowment or ISA statement dated within the last 12 months
- a valid firearms licence with photo If you cannot provide identification as per this list you will not be able to take this course.
Successful completion of this course will result in you receiving the following qualifications:
- Highfield Level 2 Award for Door Supervisors in the Private Security Industry
- Highfield Level 2 Award in Conflict Management
- Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work
To support SIA requirements attendance at all classroom sessions is mandatory and completion of all homework tasks is necessary.
These are the qualifications you need to apply for an SIA licence. An SIA licence costs £190 in addition to the cost of your course.
Assessment & Feedback
10 days in total delivered as follows:
Week 1 - Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00
Week 2 - Monday to Thursday 09:00 – 17.00
All training sessions are delivered at
Princess Caroline House,
1 High Street,
To achieve this qualification you will need to pass 4 multiple choice tests along with a series of practical and physical assessments. If you ae unsuccessful in any of the modules, re-sits are charged at £30 per module.
Course fee does not include the cost of the SIA licence or exam re-sits.
Jobs that can be applied for on completion of this course:
Security Officer or Door Supervisor in a range of environments including airports, shipping ports, retail establishments, building sites, schools, colleges, prisons, music and sporting events and licensed premises such as bars and restaurants.