Why choose an NSI approved door supervision company?
A door supervision service provider takes responsibility for the security and the safety of the visitors and customers within a licensed premises or any venue where regulated entertainment is being provided. They are responsible for making appropriate decisions as to who gains entry to the venue.
NSI approved companies work to BS 7960 the Code of Practice for door supervision. The standard takes in to consideration the legal requirements for door security staff, including providing guidance for door security personnel on how to manage venue risk assessments training and emergency planning. There is also a requirement to identify and implement violence reduction measures.
The SIA licence
Door supervisors require an SIA licence if the job involves guarding a licensed premises. To obtain a licence the person must be at least 18 years old, pass an identity check and criminal record check and have a recognised door supervisor qualification that includes conflict management and physical intervention skills. NSI approved companies only deploy well trained, vetted, and licensed door supervisors.
The licence must be displayed at all times, so don’t hesitate to ask to see the licence if it is not visible. You can also check here to make sure the individual is registered:
NSI guarding companies are committed to:
The company you choose may be part of the SIA's Approved Contractor Scheme. This is increasingly becoming the minimum requirement for buyers of security services.
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