Level 2 Door Supervision

Courses Info

Course Aim & Objectives:

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to apply for a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a door supervisor. It is based on the relevant SIA specification for learning and qualifications and is supported by Skills for Security, the standards setting body for the security industry and the SIA, which regulates the private security industry.

Course Content:

·         These include the main characteristics of the Private Security Industry

·         the importance of safe working practices to comply with legal requirements

·         the role and objectives of a door supervisor

·         powers of arrest relevant to a door supervisor

·          how to recognise, assess and reduce risk in conflict situations,

·         good practice to follow conflict situations,

·         physical interventions and the implications of their use and the use non-aggressive physical skills to protect yourself and others.


This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and a multiple-choice examination.

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake approximately 45 hours of learning.


This is another course that Abacus is teaching is the Upskilling  Door supervisor within the Private Security Industry.


Course Aim & Objectives 

This qualification is designed for those learners who undertook their door supervision qualification prior to the launch of the QCF/SCQF door supervision qualification. It allows them to meet their mandatory top-up requirements for door supervisors and retain their SIA licence.

Course Content:

·         These include identifying the differences between defensive physical skills and physical interventions,

·         the importance of dynamic risk assessments in situations where physical intervention skills are used,

·         effective deterrents to terrorist activities and duty of care requirements when dealing with children and young people.


This qualification is assessed by a practical assessment and a multiple-choice test.

To complete this qualification learners are expected to undertake 18 hours of learning.