Nightclub Security Training

8 hours

Classroom Training - 10 people or more


Prerequisite: 19yrs +, English Fluency
Duration: Average 8 hours / 1 Day
Instructor: Certified Instructor (accredited by Sting Executive Group International)
Completion:100% attendance, 75% min. passing grade at written exam
Certification:Accredited Completion (Certification) by
Re-certification:Not required
Course content:

Sting's Nightclub Security Training goes above and beyond Basic Security Training (BST or ABST), and Advanced Security Training (AST).  Upon completion of our program, your door security staff will be able to control, diffuse, defend and prevent potentially dangerous situations from occurring which will reduce exposure to liability and increase revenues.    

  • Customer Service
  • Interview, assessing, positioning and stance
  • Enforcement of "General House Rules"
  • Tactical Communication "Verbal Judo"
  • Legal (criminal versus civil) implications, C.O.P.S.
  • Team communication (hand signals) with security, managers, bartenders, servers, hosts, porters, etc.
  • Flashlights for communication and as a defensive weapon
  • Defense against edged weapons, firearms, beer bottles, etc.
  • Escort 1 man 2 man,
  • Forcible eviction (men versus women)
  • Hammerlock and control tactics, small joint control, defense against punches and kicks,
  • Escapes and counters, basic ground control and defense, multiple attackers
  • Basic first aid procedures, hazard assessment, for Nightclub
  • Basic search procedures (weapons, alcohol, drugs, etc.)
  • Dealing with intoxicated patrons, refusing entry, refusing service, "cutting-off" a patron
  • How to Check ID's
  • Role playing, scenarios and training

The outcome for this 8-hour program is intended to instill course participants with knowledge and skill sets in the following areas:

  • Security Services Act & Regulations, Liquor Act Rules and Regulations
  • Premise Liability
  • Alcohol and its effects (ProServ & ProSafe, Serving it Right)
  • Introduction to Physical Control Tactics
  • Basic Security Procedures
  • Personal Safety
  • Excited Delirium & Positional Asphyxia
  • Reporting & Documentation

Take-Home Materials:
Nightclub Security Training Manual
NST Course Outline


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