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Highfield Award for Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry (Scotland) at SCQF Level 6


Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals 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.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake approximately 45 hours of learning. The SIA stipulate a minimum of 32.5 contact hours if supported distance learning is undertaken over a minimum of 4 training days.

Topics covered

include the main characteristics of the Private Security Industry, the importance of safe working practices to comply with legal requirements, the role and objectives of a door supervisor, powers of arrest relevant to a door supervisor, how to recognise, assess and reduce risk in conflict situations, good practice to follow after conflict situations, physical interventions and the implications of their use and the use non-aggressive physical skills to protect yourself and others.

Assessment Method

This qualification is assessed by practical demonstration and multiple choice tests.

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Qualification Specification 

A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area.