HABC Level 2 Door Supervisor Training Course

SainTs Training Ltd

Area’s support can be offered

Sandwell   Dudley   Wolverhampton   Central(Bilston/Darlaston)   Walsall

Contact us


Where is it?

Wulfrun Shopping Centre, Wolverhampton, WV1 3HH or any of the Talent Match locations.


5 day course- 8.30am until 5.30 pm Monday to Friday. We have a course In the Wulfrun Centre the last Monday of each month. Additional courses can be delivered at any Talent Match centre outside of these dates.

Overview of Support offered

Want to become a Licensed Door Supervisor? You have come to the right place.
SainTs Training Ltd provides the level 2 award in Door Supervision / Security Guarding (SIA Level 2 Approved Training Courses), a nationally recognised qualification and an industry standard with the SIA authority. By doing the Door Supervisors course you can work in places such as-

  • Pubs/clubs
  • Hotels
  • Shopping centres
  • Hospitals
  • Stadiums/sport events
  • Festivals/concerts
  • Private/charity functions
  • Off licences
  • Casinos
  • Airports
  • Static security
  • Job centres
  • Theme park
  • Taxi Marshall
  • Fast food franchises

How about becoming trained in the use of Handcuffs, both chained and rigid?
Over our 2 days course, we not only teach you how to prepare and apply handcuffs, but also the Advanced Physical Intervention techniques needed to effectively use them. But this is only when you have done the Door Supervisors course.

Is this activity linked to;

Increasing confidence   Increasing motivation   Increasing Optimism   Improving employability

Where does this support fit into my journey?

Engagement   This is me   I’m up for it   I’m ready   I’m on my way

Session type

Individual   Group
Minimum No. 3   Maximum No. 12

What equipment should I bring?

Must provide 1 passport photograph.

  • Two identity documents from ‘Group A’ list. At least one document must show your current address and at least one document must show your date of birth or
  • One identity document from ‘Group A’ list or two documents from ‘Group B’ list. At least one document must show your current address and at least one document must show your date of birth

Group A

  • Signed valid passport of any nationality
  • Signed UK photo driving licence
  • UK birth certificate or certified copy issued within 12 months of birth
  • UK biometric residence permit

Group B

  • Valid EU photo ID card
  • Valid UK firearms licence with photo
  • Marriage certificate or civil partnership certificate, with translation if not in English
  • P45 statement of income support within the 12 months
  • P60 annual statement of income issued within the last 12 months
  • Bank or building society statement issued to current address less than 3 months old
  • Mortgage statement issued in the last 12 months
  • 1 Utility bill issued to your current address within the last 3 months
  • British work permit or visa issued in the last 12 months
  • Letter from H.M Revenue & Customs, Dept. of work and Pension, employment services or local authority issued in the last 3 months
  • Credit card statement sent to current address in the last 3 months
  • Council tax statement issued in the last 12 months
  • Child benefit book issued in the last 12 months
  • UK adoption certificate

Outcomes expected


You will gain your Level 2 Door Supervisor certificate which will then allow you to gain your SIA Door Supervisor licence. This opens up avenues of employment in the security industry, will provide a sense of achievement for those with little or no qualification and could also improve your social standing among peers.
SainTs Training will introduce those who successfully gain their licence to security companies we are in partnership with, for them to have an interview.

You will understand-
Physical interventions and implications

  • Differences between defensive physical skills and physical interventions (restrictive and non-restrictive).
  • Positive alternatives to physical intervention
  • Importance of only using physical intervention skills as a last resort
  • Legal implications
  • Professional implications of physical intervention

Risk of harm when using physical intervention

  • Importance of dynamic risk assessment
  • Risk factors involved
  • Specific risks of dealing with physical intervention
  • Ways of reducing the risk of harm
  • How to support colleagues
  • How to manage and monitor a person’s safety
  • Responsibilities during & after physical interventions
  • The actions to take in a medical emergency
  • Signs and symptoms associated with Acute Behavioural Disturbance and Psychosis
  • Risks associated with Positional Asphyxia
  • Risks associated with prolonged physical interventions
  • Importance of keeping physical intervention knowledge and skills current

Use of non-aggressive physical skills

  • Stance and positioning skills
  • Skills used to evade and protect against blows
  • Methods of disengagement from grabs and holds
  • Methods to stop one person assaulting another
  • Team methods to separate persons fighting
  • Professional communication
  • Continuous communication to de-escalate a situation
  • How to protect against risk immediately following disengagement

Non-pain related standing, holding and escorting techniques

  • Method for physically prompting a person
  • Non-restrictive method of escorting a person
  • One-person low level restrictive standing hold
  • Two-person low level restrictive standing hold
  • How to de-escalate and disengage during physical intervention ensuring safety
  • Professional communication
  • How to escort an individual on stairways

Good practice to follow physical interventions
State importance of:

  • Help and support following an incident
  • Reflecting on and learning from previous physical intervention situations
  • Reporting on the use of force