SIA Upskilling Door Supervisor Course

IQ Level 2 Award for Upskilling Door Supervisors (QCF)

Title IQ Level 2 Award for Upskilling Door Supervisors (QCF)
Category National
Sector Security
Total Units
2
Min Credit
2
Min Guided Learning Hours
12
Max Guided Learning Hours
12
Min Age From
18
Min Age To
100

About this Qualification

The IQ Level 2 Award for Up-Skilling Door Supervisors is a qualification developed to meet the mandatory SIA CPD/top up requirement for Door Supervisors who undertook their training prior to 31 August 2010 (Certification end date 30 November 2010). This qualification meets the SIA requirements for the mandatory top up; relevant learners who have completed this qualification will be eligible to apply to renew their SIA Door Supervisors licence. The qualification consists of two units: Physical Intervention Skills for the Private Security Industry which covers both knowledge and practical skills and Safety Awareness for Door Supervisors which is a knowledge unit covering counter terrorism issues, first aid situations and requirements regarding children and young people. The objectives for this qualification are: meeting relevant programmes of learning and supporting a role in the workplace.

Take this Qualification

If you are interested in taking this qualification and would like to find more information 020 3384 6734

Structure

The qualification has 2 mandatory units and learners must achieve 2 credits to gain certification.

Unit
Mandatory Contact Hours
Safety Awareness for Door Supervisors N/A
Physical Intervention Skills for the Private Security Industry 7 ½ hours
Total
7 ½ hours
Index
Group
Unit Ref.
Unit Title
Credit
Guided Learning Hours
1
Mandatory Group J/503/4914 Physical Intervention Skills for the Private Security Industry
1
10
1
Mandatory Group J/504/0678 Safety Awareness for Door Supervisors
1
2
Total
2
12

Assessment

Unit
Assessment
Number of Questions
Time Allowed
Physical Intervention Skills for the Private Security Industry Knowledge Multiple choice question paper
15
30 minutes
Practical Demonstration of skills
N/A
N/A
Delivering Physical Intervention Training Internally set and marked and quality assured by IQ
N/A
N/A

Knowledge: Assessments for unit 1 and the knowledge element of unit 2 is by multiple choice exam. Assessment must be carried out under exam conditions and a full SIA Identification check must be completed. Please see the IQ Centre Guidance for Security Qualifications available from the IQ website for details of examination requirements and how to book an assessment. The List of SIA acceptable forms of identification is included at the end of this specification.

Centres are able to assess both MCQ exams as one “event”. This means that only one ID check is required and one set of assessment documentation. Learners will have 2 question papers and 2 answer sheets, one for each unit.

Demonstration of practical skills: This element is internally assessed by the centre and quality assured by IQ. Please see the guidance on delivery and assessment at the end of the unit. A learner observation assessment record is available at the end of this document. Please see the IQ Centre Guidance for Security Qualifications for full conditions of delivering and assessing this unit.

This qualification is not graded, successful learners will be awarded a pass.

 
Unit
Assessment
Number of questions
Time allowed
1
Safety Awareness for Door Supervisors Multiple choice question paper
10
20 minutes
2
Physical Intervention Skills for the Private Security Industry Knowledge Multiple choice question paper
15
30 minutes
Practical Internally marked demonstration of skills, quality assured by IQ
N/A
N/A

Learner Entry Requirements

This qualification is a regulatory requirement for relevant Door Supervisors therefore learners must have a Door Supervisors SIA licence. It is the centres responsibility to check this and ensure that relevant records are available for audit purposes.

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