Level 2

Door Supervisors Level 2 Award (Workforce)

Duration Age Group Study Cost Available Locations
7 DAYS ADULT FULL TIME £225 * Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Cost Available Locations
7 DAYS ADULT FULL TIME £225 * Southend Campus

Overview

This course is ideal for anyone who wishes to hold an SIA licence, which is a mandatory requirement for those working in the private security industry.

Gaining this qualification will enable participants to apply for an SIA licence from the Security Industry Authority (a 3 year licence costs £220 which is not included in the price of this course)

Upcoming start dates

  • 09/03/2020 – 17/03/2020 
  • 30/03/2020 – 07/04/2020
  • 05/05/2020 – 13/05/2020
  • 15/06/2020 – 23/06/2020
  • 06/07/2020 – 14/07/2020
  • 27/07/2020 – 04/08/2020

To Apply

For further information or to book a place on this course please call: 

01702 220409

or 01702 220662

Or email AdultSkills@southessex.ac.uk

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have good written and verbal communication skills in English as per Security Industry Authority (SIA) requirements. Those with a criminal record are often exempted from applying for an SIA licence.

Prior to applying for this course candidates must complete a criminal record check indicator to see if they are eligible for a licence.

Proof of identification as per SIA requirements must be shown to your tutor on the first day of the course. One passport photo will also be required to stick on your examination papers.  

Course Structure

Subjects covered include:

  • The role of a door supervisor, the private security industry and the Security industry Authority
  • Civil and criminal law and its relevance to door supervisors
  • Health and safety, fire safety, safeguarding and dealing with incidents and emergencies
  • Communication skills and customer care
  • Searching, arrest, drugs, incident recording and crime scene preservation
  • Conflict management and the importance of effective communication
  • The law relating to the use of force and the requirements for door supervisors to not use excessive force
  • Physical intervention skills for the private security operative (breakaway and escort skills)

Is it right for my staff?

This course is aimed at:

  • Those who wish to apply for a Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence

What are the business benefits?

  • Under the Private Security Industry Authority Act 2001, all individuals wishing to work in the private security industry must undertake a recognised qualification before applying for a licence – this course will enable your staff to work towards this licence
  • The HABC Level 2 Award in Security Guarding (QCF) has been developed to meet the requirements of the SIA
  • Your staff will be able to work as a security guard within the private security industry

Assessment & Feedback

This course is divided into 4-units and is assessed through 3 multiple-choice examinations, 1-written test and a practical test as follows: 

  • Unit 1: Working in the Private Security Industry
    1 hour examination, 40 multiple choice questions, learners must achieve a score of at least 28 out of 40 to pass
  • Unit 2: Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry
    1 hour 15-minutes examination, 45 multiple choice questions.  Learners must achieve a score of at least 32 out of 45 to pass
  • Unit 3: Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry
    30 minute examination, 20 multiple choice questions.  Learners must achieve a score of at least 14 out of 20 to pass
  • Unit 4: Physical Intervention Skills within the Private Security Industry
    Assessed in two parts.  Part one is a practical test and part two is a written test set by Highfield. Learners must achieve a 100% pass mark in both tests.

Course Cost

Adult, full_time: £225

Course fee based on 2018-19 for UK/EU students.

What Next...

You can apply for an SIA licence from the Security industry Authority which allows individuals to work in the private security industry, which costs £210 (Not included in course cost).