Door Supervisior

From 01 April 2021 learners taking their Door Supervision training for the first time will need to show that they hold a current and valid First Aid or Emergency First Aid certificate*.

This must meet the requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. Training centres must confirm that each learner is sufficiently qualified in First Aid or Emergency First Aid.

Learners should, as a minimum, have achieved an Emergency First Aid at Work qualification covering the following outcomes:
• understand the role of the first aider,including:
o the importance of preventing cross infection
o the need for recording incidents and actions
o use of available equipment


• assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly, and effectively in an emergency
• administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure)
• administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use of an automated external defibrillator
• administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
• administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
• administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
• provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters).

Under  Private Security Industry Authority Act 2001, all individuals wishing to work in the private security industry must undertake a recognised qualification before applying for a licence.

The qualification comprises 4 mandatory units:

Unit 1. Principles of Working in the Private Security Industry
Unit 2. Principles of Working as a Door Supervisor in the Private Security Industry
Unit 3. Application of Conflict Management in the Private Security Industry
Unit 4. Application of Physical Intervention Skills in the Private Security Industry

This qualification can enable the learner to progress onto the QCF in Providing Security Services or further learning in other areas of the private security industry  as CCTV Operations

Unit 1. Principles of Working in the Private Security Industry

  72-question multiple-choice examination paper.
  Successful candidates must achieve a score of at least 50 out of 72.
  Examination duration  110 minutes.
  Guided learning hours for this unit are 17 hours.

 

Unit 2. Principles of Working as a Door Supervisor in the Private Security Industry

    50-question multiple-choice examination paper.
  Successful candidates must achieve a score of at least 35 out of 50.
  Examination duration  75 minutes
  Guided learning hours for this unit are 11 hours.

 

Unit 3. Application of Conflict Management in the Private Security Industry

    20-question multiple-choice examination paper.
  Successful candidates must achieve a score of at least 14 out of 20.
  Examination duration  30 minutes.
  Guided learning hours for this unit are 11 hours

 

Unit 4. Application of Physical Intervention Skills in the Private Security Industry

  30-question multiple-choice examination paper. 

  Successful candidates must achieve a score of at least 24 out of 30.         Examination duration  45 minutes. 

  Guided learning hours for this unit are 13 hours