SIA Licence

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) is responsible for the compulsory licensing of individuals working in specific sectors of the private security industry within the United Kingdom.
You must be over 18 to hold an SIA licence. You must also pass our criminality checks and have completed the required level of training.

At Blue Line Operations Ltd we can recommend the training courses provided by Harlow college.

Training provider: Harlow College
Activities: Door Supervision
Awarding body: BIIAB
Contact Number: 01279 868 000

Postal Address:
Velizy Avenue
Town Centre
CM20 3LH

Door Supervision Level 2 Award Courses in UK

As a Door Supervisor you will require the Level 2 Award in Door Supervision (QCF) if you do not currently hold a licence or the Up-Skilling For Door Supervisors course, for those wishing to renew an expired licence where the qualification was awarded before June 2010, or your qualification was awarded between June and September 2010 and your training course did not include the physical intervention skills module.

When you have completed your training and passed the exams you can then apply for your licence. The licence application valid three years.
If you pay your own licence fee you will be able to claim tax relief against your taxable income – please visit the HMRC website for more information.
In November 2014, 91% of all applications were processed within 25 working days. You should allow a month but they can be issued within a week it depends upon the the complexity of the application and the volume of applicants.
Further information is available in the ‘Get Licensed'download PDF booklet available from the SIA website via the following page:
The Security Industry Authority (SIA) is the organisation responsible for regulating the private security industry in the UK.