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Level 2 Award for
SIA Door Supervisors

The objective of this qualification is to provider learners with the knowledge, skills & understanding of being an SIA Licenced Door Supervisor. Learners will be provided with the skills and knowledge needed to operate legally as a Door Supervisor.

The Level 2 Award for Door Supervisors is covers key topics including:

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The main characteristics of the Private Security Industry

The importance of safe working practices

Drug misuse legislation

Issues and procedures relevant to the role of a Door Supervisor

Licensing law

Queue management

How to assess and reduce risk in conflict situations

Problem solving techniques when resolving conflict

Physical interventions and the implications of their use

The use of non-aggressive physical skills to protect yourself and others

Course Overview

Key Information

What's the Duration?

The total qualification time for this qualification is 61 hours (6 full days training), of this 44 are recommended as minimum contact time (tuition). Prior knowledge or qualifications in first aid may reduce the duration.

What's the Delivery Method?

Training is delivered in person, with candidates expected to attend each of the planned sessions. Candidates must then attend an examination day to complete their qualification.

How is the qualification Assessed?

Candidates will be required to sit examinations in order to complete this qualification. In order to pass, the Candidate must achieve the following:

  • Unit 1: Principles of working in the private security industry

    • 110 Minutes to complete. 70% Pass mark​

  • Unit 2: Principles of working as a Door Supervisor in the private security industry​

    • 75 Minutes to complete. 70% Pass mark​

  • Unit 3: Application of conflict management skills in the private security industry​

    • 30 Minutes to complete. 70% Pass mark​

  • Unit 4: Application of physical intervention skills in the private security industry​

    • 45 Minutes to complete. 80% Pass mark​

Do I need any Previous Experience?

Learners starting the Level 2 programme do not need previous experience, although experience of working in a safety role is recommended.

Learners will need to complete the ACT! Awareness E-Learning Certificate to complete the Level 2 Door Supervisors Award.


Learners will be aged 18 or over and be able to provide sufficient ID. 

Learners should, as a minimum, have language skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening equivalent to a level 1 qualification prior to commencing the programme.

Learners will need to show that they hold a current and valid First Aid or Emergency First Aid certificate that meets the requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. We recommend the Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work qualification, which can be achieved in addition to the Level 2 Door Supervisors Award with Mitre.

How much does it Cost?

Our training programmes are tailored to each of our customers to ensure they are best suited to their requirements, including the delivery schedule and number of candidates to be trained. Speak to us receive a bespoke quotation. 

The SGSA require Safety Officers that are not employed directly by a ground to hold an SIA licence. Mitre are running an exclusive SIA Door Supervisor course for Level 4 Safety Officers only >


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