Starting at 


Level 2: Door Supervisor

Jump start your career in an ever increasing Job market, with countless opportunities for you to grow and develop   


About The Course

Working as a Level 2 Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry with Physical Intervention Course is a recognised qualification by the Security Industry Authority (SIA). Spread over four days the course is designed to give you all the essential skills needed for the workplace. 

Upon successful completion you will have the opportunity to apply for your SIA licence.

Over 64% of all SIA applications are through a Door Supervisor course.


Common Security Industry Knowledge

  • 1.1: Awareness of the Law in the Private Security Industry  

  • 1.2: Health and Safety for the Private Security Operative  

  • 1.3: Fire Safety Awareness 

  • 1.4: Emergency Procedures  

  • 1.5: The Private Security Industry  

  • 1.6: Communication Skills and Customer Care


  1. Right to Work in UK

  2. 18+ years of Age

  3. Basic Command of English (Level 2) - (Adjustments can be made)

  4. Identification (Passport / Drivers Licence / Other Government issued photo ID)

  5. Proof of address (Utility bill, Council bill or Bank statement) 



Door Supervisor Specialist Module

  • 2.1: Behavioural Standards  

  • 2.2: Civil and Criminal Law

  • 2.3: Searching

  • 2.4: Arrest

  • 2.5: Drugs Awareness

  • 2.6: Recording Incidents and Crime Preservation

  • 2.7: Licensing Law

  • 2.8: Emergency Procedures

  • 2.9: Dealing with Vulnerable Individuals

  • 2.10: Dealing with Queues and Crowds

Modules will conclude with a multiple-choice exam and a practical assessment. Understandably exams can be intimidating however, we will give all the knowledge and practical skills to overcome and prepare you for success as a Door Supervisor. 

Job Potential

  • Door Supervisor – Nightclubs / Bars

  • Event / Festival Security

  • Retail Security and Shopping Centres

  • Security Officers and Site / Residential Security


Conflict Management Module

  • 3.1: Avoiding Conflict and Reducing Personal Risk

  • 3.2: Defusing Conflict

  • 3.3: Resolving and Learning from Conflict

  • 3.4: Application of Communication Skills and Conflict Management for Door Supervisors

Qualified Benefits

  • Greater Working Variety 

  • Flexible Working hours

  • More desirable candidate

  • Increased industry pay rate

  • Transferable skills which can be used in multiple environments 


Physical Intervention Skills Module

  • 4.1: Introduction to Physical Skills

  • 4.2: Disengagement Techniques

  • 4.3: Escorting Techniques

As of April 2021 the SIA has made it a mandatory requirement for those taking their training for the the first time to have an Emergency First Aid at Work Qualification (EFAW). 

Therefore, to gain your Level 2: DS qualification you will need to complete this additional training. At The Academy have made this a complete package for you to get fully certified in one course. Simply add EFAW to your booking. 

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The £190 SIA Licence fee covers the cost of processing an application. Successful applicants will need to pay this directly to the SIA in order to receive their SIA Licence which is valid for three years.  

Total Investment



SIA Licence Fee

Academy Course






Day Rate



Max Shift Length 

Industry Average



12 hours

£10 per hour**

We at Alliance work predominantly within the Event industry. Therefore, we have the opportunity to work on average 8 hours a day and increasing to 12 if you so desire


Total Investment




4 days

Day Rate

It will take you 4 days (47 hours) minimum to earn enough to pay off your Total Investment



With any of our courses you can choose to split the cost, interest free when you use PayPal at the checkout 

*The Basic Price package 

**Increasing to £25 dependent on experience and location 

How it all works

It's as easy as...


Book your Door Supervisor Course on a date that best suits you 



Successfully complete your course with one of our highly experienced trainers



Apply for your licence with the SIA - (See how here)


Begin your new and exciting career in the Private Security Industry