Door security supervisor formerly known as ‘a door bouncer’ involves ensuring the safety and protection of customers or employees to a specific venue such as a high profile buildings, nightclubs or bars.
Door security guard duties involves controlling access, checking for identification, checking for weapons and illegal substances.
In some case, it may involve dealing with conflict and escorting people.
To work as a Door Supervisor, you will need to obtain a Door Supervisor licence. This will involve attending a security training course in order to perform this duty.
Besides obtaining qualification for a security licence, the aim of the training is to ensure that door supervisors have the knowledge and understanding for their roles and its responsibilities.
The SIA in conjunction with examination awarding bodies, provides a comprehensive syllabus that would best prepare you to become a Door Supervisor.
You’ll find below a typical structure of what you will find on a Door supervision training course.
Core Learning for Common Security Industry Knowledge
Session 1: Awareness of the law in private security industry
Session 2: Health and Safety for the Private Security Operative
Session 3: Fire safety awareness
Session 4: Emergency procedures
Session 5: The private security industry
Door Supervisor specialist Module
Session 1: Behavioural Standards
Session 2: Civil and Criminal Law
Session 3: Fire Safety Awareness
Session 4: Arrest
Session 5: Drugs Awareness
Session 6: Recording Incidents and Crime Preservation
Session 7: Licensing Law
Session 8: Emergency Procedures
Conflict Management Module
Session 1: Avoiding Conflict and Reducing Personal Risk
Session 2: Defusing Conflict
Session 3: Resolving and Learning from Conflict
Session 4: Application of Communication Skills and Conflict Management for Door Supervisors
Physical Interventions Skills Module
Session 1: Introduction to Physical Skills
Session 2: Disengagement Techniques (non-pain related)
Session 3: Escorting Techniques (non-pain related)
The completion of the Door Supervisor training course and exam will qualify you for an SIA Licence. The qualification you get is as follows
|Awarding Body||Qualification||England, Wales,N.I||Scotland|
|BIIAB||Level 2 Award in Door Supervision||Yes|