Zems Academy > Door Supervisor Top Up Course

Door Supervisor Top Up Course

  • Start date
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  • Course length
    10x Lesson
  • Class duration
    60 Minutes


This instruction will allow you to plan your visit to us and give you general guidance. This award comprises 3 units:

  • Unit 1 – Principles of Terror Threat Awareness
  • Unit 2 – Principles of using Equipment for Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry
  • Unit 4 – Application of Physical Intervention Skills within the Private Security Industry

Parking and Getting to the Centre:
There is on street parking. The centre is 100 yards from the bus stop to take you to and from the city centre.
We are also adequately served by buses for connection to most parts of Birmingham.

Alpha Training, Unit A1, First Floor, 411-421 Coventry Road, Small Heath, Birmingham
B10 0TH

Refreshments: Hot and Cold food available from local amenities off site (Ground Floor)

Please ensure that your travel arrangements are made in good time, and you arrive on site before the course start time. If you experience any delays enroute then please contact us to let us know your estimated time of arrival.

On Arrival:
On arrival, please report to the reception, to be directed to the training room.

Start and Finishing Times:
Start time for the course, will be 09.00hrs and finish at 18.00hrs daily.
We recommend that you arrive by 08:45hrs for the days training so you are not rushed, and have time for refreshments prior to course commencement at 09.00hrs. Late coming is not acceptable. You must attend all days for the required timings.

Entry Requirements:
Learners must be able to communicate in English (oral and written) to a Level 1 standard.
Learners must be 18 or over to undertake this qualification and apply for the necessary SIA licence to work.

All candidates must understand that all test/ assessments can ONLY be taken in English therefore an understanding of Level 1 English must be insured.

Learners must have achieved the Level 3 RQF/QCF Emergency First Aid at Work EFAW
qualification or equivalent. First Aid certificates presented by learners must be valid for at least 12
months from the start date of their door supervisor training course. Zems Academy will only accept regulated qualifications.

What to Bring:

  • You will need to provide us with 2 x good-quality, passport-style colour photograph (45mm x 35mm)
  • Identification as per Annex B.
  • Writing implements. Notebook and pen – Whilst handouts are provided, self-written notes are always better for future reference.
  • Water bottle.

It is important to understand that here is physical training included in this course and there is a risk of injury. You will be required to sign a statement confirming that you are physically fit and do not carry any injury or condition that may put yourself or others at risk. Although, we have taken measures to reduce the risks, participants must understand that there is always a risk of injury when physical interventions are taught and practiced.

If you have any problems, please make it known to the course tutor as soon as possible, at the start of the course. If you do have any medical concerns, our instructors are first aid trained and all matters discussed will be kept in the strictest confidence. The instructors shall provide primary medical cover during any training periods for any accidents or emergencies and will co-ordinate movement with the emergency services if required.

Dressing mode for the PI unit:

  • For the physical intervention unit, you are advised to wear loose comfortable clothing, but it is not necessary to wear sports kit.
  • All footwear must be closed in i.e., no sandals should be worn.
  • Trainers are ideal footwear for this training.
  • Jewellery and watches must be removed prior to physical training, so candidates are advised not to wear any to avoid loss or breakages.
  • Our Centre takes no responsibility for any items left in the classroom.

The training of physical intervention include input on the use of force and accountability, and the medical implications thereof. The practical skills have been designed to provide simple non-aggressive responses that can be used, were lawful, to:

  • Reduce the risk of assault
  • Protect oneself and others against assault and to disengage from an assailant
  • Guide and escort people more safely
  • Hold a violent person

As a condition of attendance all candidates accept that the trainer has the right to remove anyone from the training course at any stage, if necessary, to ensure a safe and effective learning environment for other participants. In the unlikely event this is necessary, no refunds will be granted.

Please be warned that realistic language may be used during the scenario-based training but this will be appropriate to support the learning, if at any time you feel that the language being used is inappropriate and not relevant, please speak to the tutor privately.


All Assessments will be video recorded and provided to the Awarding Organisation or SIA on request.
Health & Safety at Work:

As a training provider and under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, as far as practicable, that all personnel and visitors to the training location are not exposed to unnecessary risks or hazards which might cause them harm or injury. You are requested to co-operate positively to achieve a healthy and safe working environment. Further guidance will be given at the start of your course and before every activity.


Should you need to speak to someone regarding any welfare issue arising during your course, the following is available:

  • The first point of contact should be your course lead and they will be pointed out at the start of your course

No bad behaviour will be tolerated. Alpha Training adheres to a ‘Zero tolerance’ policy on any form of bullying or harassment, if anyone if found committing, condoning or participating in such behaviour they will be escorted off the premises and no refund will be given.


Minimum age is 7 years.

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  • I would like to receive futher information from Zems Academy regard future course information and any relevent information regarding first aid courses.
Price (GBP) £200.00
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  • Course name
    SIA Door Supervisor Top Up Course
  • Location
    Zems Academy, Warwick Road Invicta House, B11 2JR, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
  • Info
    Travel guidance:
    Please ensure that your travel arrangements are made in good time, and you arrive on site before the course start time. If you experience any delays enroute then please contact us to let us know your estimated time of arrival.
  • Contact
    Zems Academy

Classes Schedule

  • 20-05-2022
    9:00 - 18:00
  • 21-05-2022
    9:00 - 18:00

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