HABC Level 2 Award for Upskilling a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry (QCF)

HABC Level 2 Award for Upskilling a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry (QCF)

Who’s it aimed at?

This qualification is designed for people who have undertaken their door supervisor qualification.

This course allows delegates to meet their mandatory top-up requirements for door supervisors and retain their SIA licence. It is based on the relevant SIA specification for learning and qualifications and is supported by Skills for Security.

Entry requirements

To register for this qualification, learners are required to meet the following entry requirements:

Age range

This qualification is aimed at learners aged 18 and over.

Language pre-requisite

Security operatives are likely, in the course of their work, to be required to make calls to the emergency services and communicate clearly to resolve conflict. It is therefore essential they are able to communicate clearly.

As a guide, learners should, as a minimum, have language skills equivalent to the following:

  • A B1 level qualification on the Home Office’s list of recognised English tests and qualifications
  • An ESOL qualification at Entry – Level 3 on the Ofqual register taken in England, Wales or Northern Ireland
  • An ESOL qualification at Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework Level 5, awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and taken in Scotland
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in English
  • SQA Core Skills in Communication at Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework level 5
  • Essential Skills Wales Communication Level 1

All learners must have a Door Supervisor’s SIA licence.

Course objectives

The course is designed to teach delegates to:

  • Understand physical interventions and the implications of their use
  • Understand how to reduce the risk of harm when physical intervention skills are used
  • Be able to use non-aggressive physical skills to protect themselves and others
  • Be able to use non-pain related standing, holding and escorting techniques, including non-restrictive and restrictive skills
  • Understand good practice to follow after physical interventions

Course structure

To achieve the qualification, learners must achieve all units within the mandatory group totalling three credits: 

Mandatory group

Unit number Unit reference Unit title Credit
1 K/506/7341

 

Physical Intervention Skills within the Private Security Industry

 

2
2 T/506/7133

 

Safety Awareness for Door Supervisors within the Private Security Industry

 

1

How is the course assessed?

Unit number Unit reference Unit title Assessment
1 K/506/7341

 

Physical Intervention Skills within the Private Security Industry

 

Externally set and internally assessed scenario. True/false questions, 100% pass mark.

 

Externally set and internally assessed practical assessment. 100% pass mark.

 

2 T/506/7133

 

Safety Awareness for Door Supervisors within the Private Security Industry

 

Externally set and externally assessed MCQ paper.

 

15 questions, 30mins, 70% pass mark.

 

What’s next?

There are a number of HABC qualifications delegates can go on to study, which include the:

  • HABC Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry (QCF)
  • HABC Level 3 Award in the Delivery of Conflict Management Training (QCF)
  • HABC Level 3 Award for Deliverers of Physical Intervention Training within the Private Security Industry (QCF)