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Door & Event Security Training


Delivered over 2 week Period including examination sessions


About this Course:


This QQI Level 4 Door & Event Security Procedures Training Course qualification provides participants with the minimum training requirements, determined to apply for the Private Security Authority (PSA) Door Security License.


Under new QQI requirements, this course requires 100 hrs learning; 30 hours must be contact time which can only be achieved by attending 4 online training days. To make up the remaining 70 hours you will be required to conduct a home study element of the course prior to attending, covering the more theoretical aspects of the program.

The course covers a 2 day physical intervention training sessions including an exam session towards the end of the course.

This course is accredited by the Security Institute of Ireland and is approved by the Private Security Authority.


QQI Level 4 Door Security Procedures Training Course Content:


  • Introduction to the Security Industry

  • Roles & Responsibilities of Door Security Personnel

  • Criminal and Civil Law

  • Relevant Legislation

  • Health & Safety Legislation

  • Employment Equality Legislation

  • Licensing Legislation

  • Customer Care

  • Risk Awareness

  • Arrest Techniques

  • Searching

  • Drugs & Drugs Awareness

  • Emergency Procedures

  • Communications & Reporting

  • Fire Safety Training

  • Practical Security Procedures and Techniques

  • Dealing with violence & conflict resolution

  • Physical Intervention Training (2 Days Training and Exam Session)


This course is highly practical, and training includes the use of:


  • Fire Extinguishers on-site at The Training Centre using a real fire training simulation.

  • Two-way radios.

  • Searching techniques and various types of role-playing.

  • Physical Intervention Training (2 Days Interactive and Exam Session)


Course Delivery:


This course is delivered in person and online. 


All participants must be available at the time of training.




50 Multiple Choice Questions & 3 Practical Assessments.

2 Days Physical Intervention Training and Techniques is included 

Entry Requirements

No previous experience is necessary. 

Required Information:


All participants are required to bring a form of identification (Passport, Driver's Licence, or Public Services Card) and 2 Passport Sized photos.


Please note that the fee for this course is €355.00. In order to reserve your place on this course you will need to pay a non refundable deposit of €100.00 to reserve your place on the course. The remaining balance must be paid on the induction day.

This course is eligible for payments from the Department of Social Protection, please call 0871448706.


Further Assistance:

If you have any questions about the above course, please do not hesitate to contact us through the link below.

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