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

This course is designed to teach delegates to:

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Know the characteristics of the private security industry

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Understand legislation as it applies to the individual in carrying out a licensable activity

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Understand the importance of safe working practices that comply with legal requirements

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Understand fire procedures in the workplace

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Understand emergencies and the importance of emergency procedures

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Understand the importance of communication skills and customer care

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

Who’s it aimed at?

This qualification is designed for people who want to apply for a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a door supervisor.

It is based on the relevant SIA specification for learning and qualifications and supported by Skills for Security, the standards-setting body for the security industry and the SIA, who regulate the private security industry.

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.

Course Outcomes

The course is designed to teach delegates to:

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Know the characteristics of the private security industry

Understand:

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Legislation as it applies to the individual in carrying out a licensable activity

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The importance of safe working practices that comply with legal requirements

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Fire procedures in the workplace

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Emergencies and the importance of emergency procedures

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The importance of communication skills and customer care

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:

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A B1 level qualification on the Home Office’s list of recognised English tests and qualifications

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An ESOL qualification at Entry – Level 3 on the Ofqual register taken in England, Wales or Northern Ireland

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An ESOL qualification at Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework Level 5, awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and taken in Scotland

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Functional Skills Level 1 in English

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SQA Core Skills in Communication at Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework level 5

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Essential Skills Wales Communication Level 1

What's Next?

Individuals who achieve this qualification will be able to progress to a HABC Level 2 Certificate in Providing Security Services (QCF), which provides the competency component of the apprenticeships in providing security services.

It can also lead to further learning in other areas, such as the HABC Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry (QCF) and the HABC Level 2 Award for Working as a CCTV Operator (Public Space Surveillance) within the Private Security Industry (QCF).

Course structure

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

Mandatory Group

Unit No. & Ref Unit Title Credit
Unit 1 – K/506/7176 Working within the Private Security Industry 1
Unit 2 – L/506/7140 Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry 2
Unit 3 – Y/506/7125 Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry 1
Unit 4 – K/506/7341 Physical Intervention Skills within the Private Security Industry 2

How is the course assessed?

Unit No. & Ref Unit Title Assessment
Unit 1 – K/506/7176 Working within the Private Security Industry Externally set and externally assessed MCQ paper. 40 questions, 1 hour, 70% pass mark.
Unit 2 – L/506/7140 Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry Externally set and externally assessed MCQ paper. 45 questions, 1 hour and 15 minutes, 70% pass mark.
Unit 3 – Y/506/7125 Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry Externally set and externally assessed MCQ paper. 20 questions, 30 minutes, 70% pass mark.
Unit 4 – 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.

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