There is evidence that skills fade over time when they are not used, e.g. physical intervention skills. From a public safety point of view security operatives and the public could be put at risk if techniques and knowledge are forgotten.
We would like to remind door supervision licence holders, and their employers, that where a risk is identified that can be mitigated by further training, then that training should be provided.
Please be mindful that if anyone works in an environment where they need to use physical intervention, refresher training needs to be considered.
In the feedback we received from the consultation on the licence-linked qualifications held between January and February 2019, there was widespread support for refresher training.
We are currently considering making refresher training for physical intervention skills a requirement for retaining a Door Supervisor licence.
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