About the course

Course for doormen is in collaboration with the City of Reykjavik and the Reykjavik Metropolitan Police. The course is intended for employed doormen and those who intend to work in the field. This course also fits the staff of hotels and restaurants that work night shifts. The course is work-related and is intended to promote participants in work. three nights pr week from 5PM. 

Course content

• Communications - the hard incidents

• Doormen - responsibilities

• Fire safety

• First aid

• Multicultural studies

• Self-defence

Doorman license

Application form is online. It is also possible to apply at the  police station in Krókháls 5b, 2nd floor.  

The licence is valid for three years.

In addition to the course you will need to meet these requirements:

• Be at least 20 years old

• A criminal record clear from drug or violence convictions for the last five years

Course fee

The course fee is 68.000 íkr. Applicants may be able to get a refund from their union. 


Do you have the right to a grant from your union or the Icelandic Directorate of Labour to pay towards courses?

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