Close Protection

This unique training programme has been designed and developed by industry professionals and is specifically aimed at those wishing to embark upon a career in the world of Close Protection.

The course is conducted over a minimum 14 day period. (minimum of 140 guided learning hours) and successful completion will lead to a SIA Close Protection licence. All course tutors are fully operational and highly experienced close protection operatives working with some of the biggest names in music, sport and entertainment today.

Entry Requirements

Although there are no formal entry requirements onto this programme, students must be 18 years of age at the start of the programme and be legally eligible to work and reside in the united kingdom.

Course Contents

The course has been accredited by the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) and certification is awarded by HABC, therefore fulfilling the requirements set by the SIA and such is obliged to cover and assess the following;

Core Subjects

• Legislation relevant to close protection
• Roles and responsibilities
• Threat Assessments
• Risk Management
• Surveillance Techniques
• Venue Security Operations
• Interpersonal Skills
• Close Protection team work
• Operational Planning
• Route selection
• Vehicle operations
• Search techniques
• Communication skills
• Conflict management

Additional Subjects

• Tour advance security functions
• Drugs awareness
• Pass systems
• Dealing with Press & Media

The programme has been specifically designed to provide delegates with the knowledge, understanding and skills to be better able to provide close protection services within the dynamic and exciting world of the celebrity principal. Although the programme adheres to the strict requirements of the Security Industry Authority it is delivered with a clear aim to provide delegates with the additional knowledge required for this section of the industry.

Successful Completion of this programme will lead to recognised nationally accredited qualification. This qualification will allow the successful candidate to work in the United Kingdom as a licensed Close Protection Officer, a legal requirement, many UK security companies operating abroad will only accept SIA licensed subjects.
Course Dates:
22nd September till the 5th October 2014
14 Days
Book today on 029 2075 7578 
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