Stambridge Group provides the Upskill training course, which has been developed for door supervisors who completed their initial qualification before 31 August 2010. Take this course in order to renew an SIA door supervision license.

Upskill Training Course Structure

There are two units for this refresher course – a safety awareness workshop and a physical intervention module. This module is mandatory for the current door supervision qualification, effective from 1 January 2015.

Core Modules for the Qualification:

Unit 1: Safety Awareness for Door Supervisors within the Private Security Industry
  1. Understand counterterrorism issues relevant to a door supervisor.
  2. Learn the roles of a door supervisor if a first-aid situation occurs on-site.
  3. Know the requirements and legislation relevant to a door supervisor in regard to children and young people.
  4. Understand how door supervisors help with keeping vulnerable people safe.
  5. Understand queue management as well as venue capacity responsibilities relevant to a door supervisor.

Unit 2: Physical Intervention Skills in the Private Security Sector
  1. Understand physical intervention as well as implications of it's uses.
  2. Understand how to reduce the risk of harm when using physical intervention skills.
  3. Be able to use non-aggressive physical skills to protect yourself as well as others.
  4. Be able to implement non-pain related standing, escorting, and also holding techniques with restrictive and non-restrictive skills.
  5. Understand useful practices after a physical intervention has been made.


This training program follows the conditions for delivery and assessment as listed in the SIA’s “Introduction to Learning Leading Towards Licence-linked Qualifications".

The Safety Awareness unit is assessed by multiple-choice question paper.