The Level 2 Award for Upskilling a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry is a qualification developed to meet the mandatory SIA CPD/top up requirement for Door Supervisors who undertook their training prior to 31 August 2010 (Certification end date 30 November 2010). This qualification meets the SIA requirements for the mandatory top up; relevant learners who have completed this qualification will be eligible to apply to renew their SIA Door Supervisors licence.
The qualification consists of two units: Physical Intervention Skills within the Private Security Industry which covers both knowledge and practical skills and Safety Awareness for Door Supervisors within the Private Security Industry which is a knowledge unit covering counter terrorism issues, first aid situations and requirements regarding children and young people.
Who should attend?
This qualification is a regulatory requirement for relevant Door Supervisors therefore learners must have a Door Supervisors SIA licence.
Security operatives, are likely, in the course of their work, to be required to make calls to the emergency services, or need to communicate to resolve conflict. It is essential that security operatives are able to communicate clearly.
Unit 1 – Safety Awareness for Door Supervisors within the Private Security Industry
Unit 2 – Physical Intervention Skills within the Private Security Industry
Learning Outcomes Unit 1
The learner will:
- Understand counter terrorism issues relevant to a door supervisor
- Know the role of a door supervisor when first aid situations occur in licensed premises
- Know legislation and requirements regarding children and young people relevant to a door supervisor
- Understand how a door supervisor can help to keep vulnerable people safe
- Understand queue management and venue capacity responsibilities relevant to a door supervisor
Learning Outcomes Unit 2
The learner will:
- Understand physical interventions and the implications of their use
- Understand how to reduce the risk of harm when physical intervention skills are used
- Be able to use non-aggressive physical skills to protect yourself and others
- Be able to use non-pain related standing, holding and escorting techniques, including non-restrictive and restrictive skills
- Understand good practice to follow after physical interventions