HABC Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry
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About this course

This accredited qualification is ideal for anyone wishing to work as a Door Supervisor in the security sector and provides the necessary skills and knowledge to apply for an SIA licence and work as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry.

Completing of this course will allow you to work as:

  • A Door Supervisor at a licensed premises
  • Asset Protection (looking after buisness properties)
  • Festival Security
  • Retail Shopping Centre or Shop Security
  • Reception duties that require security
  • Working in roles in security for local councils / Job centres if they require Security
  • Mobile Security

 

What will I learn?

The course consists of four units:

  • Working in the Private Security Industry
  • Working as a Door Supervisor
  • Conflict Management for the Private Security Industry
  • Physical Intervention Skills for the Private Security Industry

The course consists of four days workshop based training and 12 hours online learning.

Entry requirements

Candidates must be over 18 and are also advised to wear comfortable and loose fitting clothing. There is a short English Initial Assessment.

Study, assessment and qualifications

This course is physically demanding and involves disengagement and restraint techniques and requires you to be medically fit. 

It is divided into 4-units and is assessed through 3 multiple-choice examinations, 1-written test and a practical test. These units are as follows:

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 Highfield. Learners must achieve a 100% pass mark in both tests.

Additional costs and information

Learners attending this qualificaiton must be medically fit to undertake this qualificaition.

This course is delivered at the Bath & West Showgrounds.

What could I do next?

Individuals achieving this qualification will be able to progress to a Highfield Level 2 Certificate in Providing Security Services (RQF), which provides the competency component of the apprenticeships in providing security services. It can also lead to further learning in other areas such as the Highfield Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry and the Highfield Level 2 Award for Working as a CCTV Operator (Public Space Surveillance) within the Private Security Industry.

Apprenticeships and Adult Education Funded Courses
The College’s Adult funded courses and apprenticeships prior to 1st May 2017 and apprenticeships with non-levy paying employers post 1st May 2017, are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency and part financed by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF). ESF supports activities to extend employment opportunities and develop a skilled workforce.