Level 2: Upskilling a DS

Train, Refresh and develop yourself to become a door Supervisor 


About The Course

Level 2: Upskilling a Door Supervisor working in the Private Security Industry is a two day course which trains individuals in approved Physical Intervention techniques. 


Why: As of June 2010 the Security Industry Authority (SIA) made it a mandatory requirement that all Door Supervisors undertake Physical Intervention Training. 


Physical Intervention Skills within the Private Security Industry

  • 1.1: Physical interventions and the implications of their use.

  • 1.2: How to reduce the risk of harm when physical intervention skills are used.

  • 1.3: Using non-aggressive physical skills to protect yourself and others.

  • 1.4: Using non-pain related standing, holding and escorting techniques, including non-restrictive and restrictive skills.

  • 1.5: Good practices to follow after physical interventions


  1. Door Supervisor Qualification (Prior 2010)

  2. Right to Work in UK

  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) 



Safety Awareness Unit for Door Supervisors within the Private Security Industry

  • 2.1: Counter terrorism issues relevant to a door supervisor.

  • 2.2: The role of a Door Supervisor when a first aid situation occurs in a Licenced premise.

  • 2.3: Legislation and requirements regarding children and young people relevant to a Door Supervisor.

  • 2.4: How a door supervisor can help to keep vulnerable people safe.

  • 2.5: Queue management and venue capacity responsibilities relevant to a door supervisor

Because of you previous experience there in nothing to worry about. Assessments will take place via simple multiple choice questionnaire and practical assessment. 

Qualified Benefits

  • Work in the industry you love

While you are ups killing and training yourself why not also earn your Emergency First Aid at Work Qualification (EFAW). 

At The Academy we want you to be the best you can be, therefore, being the most desirable job applicant. Simply add EFAW to your booking. 

Why Not? 

How it all works

It's as easy as...


Book your Upskill Course on a date that best suits you 



Successfully complete your course with one of our highly experienced trainers



Reapply for your licence with the SIA - (Don't worry we are here to help)


Carry on your career as a full trained and qualified Door Supervisor



Frequently asked questions

Upskill a Door Supervisor

When will I recieve my Upskill assessment results?

We aim to get your results back to your with five days.

Are your centres COVID-19 secure?


Is the course Physically Demanding?


The course is set at a comfortable pace and does not require any physically demanding exercise.

What is Physical Intervention?

Part of the updated licence requirements as of 2010. Physical Intervention techniques are those that when used correctly are designed not to cause harm to any of individuals that are involved.

However, these should always be used as a last resort, after Conflict Management Techniques have failed.

Hours of operation 

Mon-Thu: 9AM to 8PM

Friday: 9AM to 3PM

Sat-Sun: Closed

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The Studio, 

Holywell  Building,  

Loughborough University,


LE11 3TU


Mail: admin@alliancetrainingacademy.co.uk

Tel: 020 3488 5480

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