Level 2 Award for Up-skilling a Door Supervisor Working in the Private Security Industry (RQF)

This regulated qualification is designed for those learners who undertook their door supervisor qualification prior to the launch of the regulated door supervisor qualification. If successfully achieved, it allows them to meet their mandatory top-up requirements for door supervisors and to retain their SIA licence.
It is based on the relevant SIA specification for learning and qualifications, and subjects covered include understanding relevant counter-terrorism issues, queue management and physical intervention.


The qualification comprises the following two mandatory units:


• Physical Intervention Skills for the Private Security Industry; assessed by a practical test and a written test which is set by HABC. Learners must achieve a 100% pass mark for both tests.

• Safety Awareness for Door Supervisors; assessed by an externally set and externally marked 15-question MCQ paper. Learners must achieve a 70% pass mark.


The Safety Awareness for Door Supervisors unit with assessment and workbook have been developed to cover the following subjects within the security sector:


• Counter Terrorism

• First Aid Awareness

• Dealing with Children and Young People

• Vulnerable People and Sexual Exploitation


This qualification must be undertaken over a minimum of 2-days.


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