SIA Upskilling Door Supervisors Training
UPSKILLING (Top up) - 1 DAY TRAINING COURSE
The Level 2 Award for Security Officers in the Private Security Industry (Top Up) course is designed for learners who currently hold a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a security officer and need to be brought up to date with the new licence-linked qualifications requirements.If your licence is in need of being renewed and you did your training before the new licence-linked requirements we strongly recommend getting this training done and out of the way as soon as possible.Don't leave it till last minute and then be out of work as we have witnessed some do! PLEASE NOTE: Learners must hold a First Aid or Emergency First Aid certificate valid for at least 12 months from the course start date. If you do not have a First Aid Certificate, then you can go ahead and book it using the following links: First Aid Emergency First Aid
£159.99 No Hidden Cost
Course Timings 10:00 - 19:00
Minimum age requirement is 18
The course is assessed by (2) multiple choice exams.
Get results within 10-15 working days of the exams. (same-day results also available!) 96% PASS RATE
Successful candidates will receive a Level 2 Award for Security Officers in the Private Security Industry (Top Up) (RQF) certificate.
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SIA Upskilling (Top up) Content
The SIA Upskilling course runs over 1 day and is divided into 2 units:
- Principles of Terror Threat Awareness in the Private Security Industry
- Principles of Minimising Personal Risk for Security Officers in the Private Security Industry/li>
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Frequently Asked Questions
The Upskilling as a Door Supervisor training is designed for people who have a valid SIA Door Supervisor badge and are now required to renew their badge. People who have never held the Door Supervisor badge in the past or have had their badge expire over three years ago will be required to undertake the entire Door Supervision training as a new applicant. PLEASE NOTE: Learners must hold a First Aid or Emergency First Aid certificate valid for at least 12 months from the course start date. If you do not have a First Aid Certificate, then you can go ahead and book it using the following links: First Aid Emergency First Aid
The best way to check if this is the correct course for you is to look at your current Security Officer badge and see if it is still valid and you also have a valid First Aid or Emergency First Aid Qualification. If you have lost your badge or have been given a different set of information by someone else, we always recommend contacting the SIA directly and finding out from them what you are required to do.
Information on contacting the SIA can be found on their Contact Us page, alternatively, you may call them on 0300 123 9298. Please note that due to the volume of queries the SIA receives you may be in their phone queue for 30 minutes or more on average.
After completing the 1-day training course, certificates are ready within 15 working days or 7-10 working days if you choose our same-day results service. You can apply for the badge on the SIA website as soon as you receive the certificate, SIA will then take up to 25 working days to send the new badge to your house.
Yes you can - but only if you held a Door Supervisor badge before your current Security Guarding badge, and the Door Supervisor badge expired less than 3-years from now.
No - the badge is issued by the SIA, however, to be able to apply for the badge, candidates must successfully complete the relevant training and get a certificate for the qualification first.
The licence application fee is £190 for a three-year licence. Some people may need more than one licence, for example, a Door Supervisor and CCTV licence; in such cases, the second licence will be discounted by 50%.
SIA have set minimum guided learning hours for all their qualifications, they are extremely strict and make no exceptions when it comes to course timings, people who start later/finish earlier than the advertised timings will be removed from the course.
The SIA Upskilling Door Supervisor qualification is made up of 2 units, if you are unsuccessful in passing any of these units, you do not have to sit the training again and will only need to retake the exam(s) that you have failed in, you can book a resit by calling our office line and speaking to a member of staff.
Yes, you can! However, if the course gets fully booked, you may not be able to attend it. We do not reserve places for learners who pay on the day. Also, you will be required to pay the full price for the course, and you will miss out on discounts. Hence, we strongly recommend booking and paying for the course in advance for a guaranteed spot on the course at the best price.
Candidates are required to provide two photographic identity documents; at least 1 document must show your current address and at least 1 document must show your date of birth; OR One photographic identity document and two documents with their current address on it. Please note that proof of addresses cannot be older than three months. COMMON FORMS OF IDENTITY DOCUMENTS
- Signed valid passport of any nationality.
- Driving licence photocard.
- UK birth certificate.
- UK biometric residence permit.
- Valid EU photo ID card.
- Current bank or building society statement.
- Utility bill (gas, electric, telephone, water, satellite, cable).
- Letter from H.M Revenue & Customs or local authority.
- Current credit card statement.
Yes you can, simply go to the Jobcentre and get them to book the course on your behalf or alternatively, book the course yourself and use the receipt we give you to have the funds reimbursed back to you by the Jobcentre.
It is very important that you receive a booking confirmation upon booking the course. A booking confirmation includes all the necessary details regarding your booking, like the address of the venue, timings of the course, course requirements, etc. So if you do not receive a booking confirmation we advise first checking your spam folder because emails can sometimes end up there, if you don't find the email in your spam, please contact us so that we can verify your email address and re-send you the booking confirmation email.
Yes, all our SIA related training courses have been approved and are compliant with the SIA.
Once you receive your certificate from us, we recommend you apply for your badge renewal straight away because the SIA can take up to 25 working days to process your application and you do not want to exceed your renewal period for the badge, your badge will be valid for a further 3-years from the time you receive it.