Working as a Door Supervisor - Level 2

About This Course

Course Code Duration Dates & Prices
HABC-WDS 4 days

Course Overview

This qualification is designed for those learners 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, who regulate the private security industry.

What's Included?


Assessment Method

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

Target Audience

This qualification is designed for those learners 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, who regulate the private security industry.

Prerequisites

To register for this qualification, learners are required to meet the following entry requirements:

Age Ranges

This qualification is approved for delivery to learners aged 18 and over.

Language

Security operatives are likely, in the course of their work, to be required to make calls to the emergency services, and communicate clearly to resolve conflict. It is therefore essential that security operatives are able to communicate clearly. As a guide, learners should, as a minimum, have language skills equivalent to the following:

  • A B1 level qualification on the Home Office’s list of recognised English tests and qualifications
  • An ESOL qualification at Entry - Level 3 on the Ofqual register taken in England, Wales or Northern Ireland
  • An ESOL qualification at Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework level 5 awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and taken in Scotland
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in English
  • SQA Core Skills in Communication at Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework level 5
  • Essential Skills Wales Communication Level 1

Course Outline

Unit 1: Working in the Private Security Industry

Assessed by a multiple-choice examination of 1 hour consisting of 40 questions.  Learners must achieve a score of at least 28 out of 40 to pass this unit.

Unit 2: Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry

Assessed by a multiple-choice examination of 1 hour 15 minutes and consisting of 45 questions.  Learners must achieve a score of at least 32 out of 45 to pass this unit.

Unit 3: Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry

Assessed by a multiple-choice examination of 30 minutes and consisting of 20 questions.  Learners must achieve a score of at least 14 out of 20 to pass this unit.

Unit 4: Physical Intervention Skills within the Private Security Industry

Assessed in two parts.  Part one is a practical test and part two is a written test set by HABC. Learners must achieve a 100% pass mark in both tests.

What's Next?

Progression and further learning routes could include:

  • HABC Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry (QCF)
  • HABC Level 2 Award for Working as a CCTV Operator (Public Space Surveillance) within the Private Security Industry (QCF)
  • HABC Level 3 Certificate for Working as a Close Protection Operative within the Private Security Industry (QCF)
  • HABC Level 3 Award in the Delivery of Conflict Management Training (QCF)
  • HABC Level 3 Award for Deliverers of Physical Intervention Training within the Private Security Industry (QCF)

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