How to become a door supervisor
You can get into this job through:
- a college course
- a private training course
You'll need to do the Level 2 Award for working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry, to get a front line licence, which is issued by the Security Industry Authority.
You'll need to complete 4 training modules and pass the exams. Modules include:
- working within the private security industry
- door supervisor specialist
- conflict management
- physical intervention skills
There are no set entry requirements for this route.
You could take private training to get your door supervisor's licence.
- you'll need a Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence for agency and contractor jobs
If you already hold a door supervision qualification gained in the last 3 years, you may be able to apply for a front line licence. Check the information about previous qualifications from the Security Industry Authority.
As a door supervisor, you'll need to renew your licence every 3 years.
Professional and industry bodies
You could join the International Professional Security Association for professional recognition, training opportunities and to make industry contacts.