Momentum Security training courses are accredited with one of the country’s leading awarding bodies Highfields, and have some of the UK’s top Instructors

Under the Private Security Act 2001, all individuals wishing to work in the private security industry must hold a recognised qualification before applying for a licence.

Individuals working in the private security industry must undergo a structured training programme, resulting in one of the recognised security qualifications. Applicants who do not hold a qualification endorsed by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) may have their licence application refused.

Momentum use Highfields security qualifications are fully endorsed by the SIA and regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, CCEA and SQA Accreditation.

Momentum with Highfield also offers a wide range of international security qualifications throughout the Middle East and Asia

All Momentum Learners who wish to complete the SIA Licence  will be given a book:-

The book and Training is divided into 3 modules:

  • Module 1 – Working within the private security industry
  • Module 2 – Working as a door supervisor
  • Module 3 – Conflict management within the private security industry

This publication is a must for organisations and trainers looking for professional, easy-to-understand, cost-effective materials.

After each section you will have the opportunity to test delegate knowledge with an activity. Topics covered include:

Module 1

  • The Private Security Industry
  • Legislation
  • Health and safety
  • Fire procedures
  • Emergencies
  • Communication skills and customer service

Module 2

  • The role of a door supervisor
  • Civil and criminal laws
  • Arrest
  • Working on a licensed premises
  • Searching
  • Drugs
  • Emergency procedures
  • Recording incidents and crime scene preservation

Module 3

  • The principles of conflict management
  • Recognising, assessing and reducing risk
  • Communicating and de-escalation in emotive situations
  • Problem solving strategies
  • Good practice following conflict


Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing 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 is supported by Skills for Security, the standards setting body for the security industry and the SIA, which regulates the private security industry.


How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners are expected to undertake approximately 45-hours of learning. The SIA stipulates a minimum of 32.5 contact hours (4-days) if flexible distance learning is undertaken.  Please refer to Highfield’s qualification specification for further details on suitable methods of distance learning.


Topics covered

These include the main characteristics of the Private Security Industry, the importance of safe working practices to comply with legal requirements, the role and objectives of a door supervisor, powers of arrest relevant to a door supervisor, how to recognise, assess and reduce risk in conflict situations, good practice to follow after conflict situations, physical interventions and the implications of their use and the use non-aggressive physical skills to protect yourself and others.


Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and a multiple-choice examinations.

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