SIA Upskilling

 New Up-Skilling of Door Supervisors Award

From 4 February 2013, all door supervisors with one of the older qualifications will need to pass the new 'Up-Skilling Door Supervisors' award before they are able to renew their SIA licence. Only door supervisors with older pre-June 2010 qualifications will need to take the new award, as the content is included in the newer post-June 2010 qualification.

 There are 1 unit to this qualification:

       Physical Intervention Skills for the Private Security Industry

This unit is designed to enable delegates to:

 Understand physical interventions and the legal and professional implications of their use

 Understand how to reduce the risk of harm when physical intervention skills are used

 Be able to use non-pain related physical skills to protect yourself and others from assault

 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