Mission Training is Kent’s leading security training academy, providing modern and dynamic frameworks of learning for those wishing to become a professional in the security industry.
About this course
With effect from 1st October 2021, anyone wanting to renew their door supervisor licence in the UK needs to have passed a recognised qualification. The Level 2 Award for Door Supervisors in the Private Security Industry (Top Up) course is a nationally recognised qualification designed for those who currently hold a license from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a door supervisor and need to be brought up to date with the new license-linked qualifications requirements.
Entry Requirements – all candidates must hold a First Aid or Emergency First Aid qualification that meets the requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981, that is valid for at least another 12 months from the start of training course. A copy of your certificate must be provided to us before attending the course.
Each learner must be sufficiently competent in the use of the English language. Please see our policy attached and contact us if you have any concerns.
What subjects are covered in the Syllabus?
Principles of Terror Threat Awareness in the Private Security Industry
• Understand terror threats and the role of the security operative in the event of a threat
Principles of Using Equipment as a Door Supervisor in the Private Security Industry
• Know how to use equipment relevant to a door supervisor
• Know what actions to take in relation to global (or critical) incidents
Principles of Physical Intervention Skills in the Private Security Industry
• Understand physical interventions and the implications of their use
• Understand the risks associated with using physical intervention
• Understand how to reduce the risks associated with physical intervention
• Be able to use physical skills to protect yourself and others
• Be able to use non-pain compliant standing, holding and escorting techniques
The aim of attending the Physical Intervention programme is to help you learn a range of methods for establishing physical control where lawful, appropriate and absolutely necessary.
The course addresses different levels of risk, which includes the list below:
To reduce the risk of injury and assault, protect oneself and others against injury and assault, and to disengage from grips and grabs
• Disengagement – this element focuses on basic defensive skills
• Assault avoidance and evasion
• Releases from grips and grabs
• Rescue skills
To guide and escort people safely
• Holding skills – this element focuses on restrictive interventions
• Escorting skills
• Holding skills, limited to application to those who are standing/seated
What Support Material is Available?
On confirmation of your booking you will sent a link for the two online e-learning modules for the first unit, “Principles of Terror Threat Awareness in the Private Security Industry”. These must be completed before attending on day one of the course.
You will also be sent a self-study course book for the second unit, “Principles of Using Equipment as a Door Supervisor in the Private Security Industry”. This must be completed and returned before attending on day one of the course.
You will receive the Physical Intervention workbook in advance of the course and a short questionnaire which again, must be completed before attending on day one of the course.
How is it Assessed?
Principles of Terror Threat Awareness in the Private Security Industry – This unit is assessed by a multiple choice examination consisting of 10 questions.
Pass rate 70% (7 correct answers)
Principles of Using Equipment as a Door Supervisor in the Private Security Industry – This unit is assessed by a multiple choice examination consisting of 5 questions.
Pass rate 70% (4 correct answers)
Application of Physical Intervention Skills in the Private Security Industry – This unit is assessed by practical assessment and a multiple choice examination. Throughout the day candidates are assessed on the skills they learn. They must be able to demonstrate numerous techniques whilst following the programme with confidence. This assessment will be visually recorded.
The multiple choice examination consists of 30 questions.
Pass rate 80% (25 correct answers)