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Security Industry Authority - SIA Licence-linked training

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If you're looking for industry leading SIA Licence-linked training, you're in the right place!

NOTE: This page contains information for individuals seeking training. For corporate, business or group bookings and training, please see our Business Services page.

The SIA does the following:

  • Sets competency standards and specifies qualifications for licensing. Part of our responsibility for front line applicants is to define the skills and knowledge appropriate for an individual to start work. The SIA owns these core competency specifications and retains responsibility for their future development.
  • Endorses awarding organisations who wish to offer its qualifications, in conjunction with the qualification regulation authorities
  • Issues licences based on competency, probity and identification
  • Is responsible for the overall quality assurance of the licensing process
  • Consults regularly with stakeholders to ensure that standards and qualifications meet the needs of the industry and continue to raise standards of competence and professionalism

AEGIS Physical Intervention training is recognised by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) as

an 'approved system' for Door Supervisor Licence-linked PI training.

SIA LicencesThe SIA make available a number of different licenses applicable to different job roles. The license type you require will depend on the job role you wish to undertake.

Information about the training for each license type is provided below. If however, you are unsure what training course you need to attend, please contact us. There is no obligation to purchase! AEGIS Skills experts will identify the best training solution for you, and let you know the details.

Door Supervisor
Security Guard
Close Protection Operative
CCTV Operator
Door Supervisor

SIA Door Supervisor LicenseAward in Door Supervision (L2)

To work as a Door Supervisor you will need this training qualification before you can apply for an SIA Door Supervision licence: MORE INFORMATION & AVAILABLE COURSES

SIA Door Supervisor Upskill TrainingUp-Skilling for Door Supervisors Award (L2)

If you qualified for your Door Supervisor licence prior to 31 August 2010 (Certification end date 30 November 2010), you will need this new qualification before you can renew your SIA Door Supervisors licence: MORE INFO & AVAILABLE COURSES

Security Guard

SIA Security Guard LicenseAward in Security Guarding (L2)

If you want to work as a Security Guard, you will need this training qualification before you can apply for an SIA SG licence: MORE INFORMATION & AVAILABLE COURSES

Close Protection Operative

SIA Close Protection LicenseAward in Close Protection (L3)

If you want to work as a Close Protection Operative, you will need this training qualification before you can apply for a SIA Close Protection Operative Licence: MORE INFORMATION & AVAILABLE COURSES

CCTV Operator

SIA CCTV OperatorAward in Public Space Surveillance (L2)

If you want to work as a CCTV Operator, you will need this training qualification before you can apply for a SIA CCTV Operator Licence: MORE INFORMATION & AVAILABLE COURSES

Other Security Training Options from AEGIS Skills

AEGIS Skills - Advanced PI Training
AEGIS Skills - CPD for Security Operatives
AEGIS Skills - Advanced PI Training

For delegates who have already attended the AEGIS Skills Physical Intervention & Restraint Skills Programme (Part 1), AEGIS supplies Advanced Training for Door Supervisors and Retail Security Operatives. We call it 'Part 2'. Beyond Part 2 ?? 'Part 3'...

Physical Intervention Part 2

AEGIS Skills PI Training Pt2'Part 2' is a One-Day course, certificated by Awarding Body Highfields (HABC) at L2. In combination with Pt1, Pt2:

  • Meets and exceeds UK Health & Safety legislation due diligence requirements for any Door Supervisor role
  • Delivers a skill set that Door Supervisors can have absolute confidence in
  • Maximises proficiency and ensures delegates are better prepared for their role (a higher standard of competence and increased self-confidence)
  • Reduces the risk of harm happening and facilitates delivery of a higher standard of customer care
  • Protects employees and organisations against allegations, complaints and compensation claims
  • Qualification provides an instant competitive advantage to delegates and security provider organisations alike

For more information about this exciting new training course, please contact us:

Physical Intervention Part 3

AEGIS Skills PI Training Pt3'Part 3' To be eligible to attend this course, you must have passed the AEGIS Skills Part 1 & 2 qualifications.

Part 3 of the AEGIS Programme teaches how to manage ‘high energy’ conflicts and includes drills and tactics for emergency situations.

The focus of the training in Part 3 is on:

  • Developing a state of mental and physical readiness
  • Learning close quarter defensive tactics and emergency restraint drills
  • Practising and refining the skills in a variety of realistic simulation exercises

Delegates will experience full speed 'reality' combat drills! Part 3 of the AEGIS Programme is certificated by AEGIS Skills.

For more information about this exciting new training course, please contact us:

AEGIS Skills - CPD for Security Operatives

AEGIS Skills CPDAEGIS Skills supplies an exclusive range of continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities for Security Operatives. These short courses are certificated by AEGIS Skills and satisfy the SIA requirements for Continuing Professional Development. For more information about this training, please contact us:

1. Drugs Awareness - 2. Vulnerable People Awareness - 3. Use of Reasonable Force

Coming Soon - Online CPD Courses!

AEGIS Skills will shortly be launching a range of certificated CPD courses that can be completed entirely online. If you would like to be notified when they become available, please contact us.