21 Day SFJ Level 3 Certificate For Working as a Close Protection Operative within the Private Security Industry (SIA Applicable All 7 units included)

Dates

Any time of the month

Length

21 DAYS

Cost

$4950

Locations for live

USA, UK, Thailand, Lebanon, Sri Lanka, Spain

Introduction

This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to apply for a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a close protection operative (CPO). It is based on the relevant SIA’s Specification for Learning and Qualification.

The 195 guided learning hours close protection course covers all aspects from theory to practical with 3 multiple questions exam papers at the end of the course. You will be put through your paces from our highly experienced tutors, so prepare to train hard every single day. We finish the course with 3 days of final exercises protecting 3 types of clients that you will possibly come across in your future career, so this course really prepares you for medium and high risk and celebrity bodyguarding duties. 

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

Anyone wishing to enter the medium to high-risk industry of Close Protection Armed and Unarmed and to enter the Surveillance Industry as a trained Operative. This qualification is also designed for those learners wishing to apply for a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a Close Protection Operative (CPO). It Is based on the relevant SIA’s specification for learning and qualifications

The 21-Day course also gives the learner the minimum requirements if ex-Military, to apply for overseas high-risk Jobs such as Iraq and South America. Domestic surveillance employment and entry onto the world of the professional bodyguard.

Assessments

Minimum Required Kit List

Clothing
  • Grey, Blue or Black Suit, black shoes, dark or neutral tie, black socks, belt
  • Casual Jeans or Dockers; gym clothing
  • Laptop with Microsoft word and power point,
  • USB memory stick with 10 GB max
  • Pencil and pen, eraser
Anyone wishing to enter the medium to high risk industry of close protection armed and unarmed and to enter the surveillance industry as a trained operative.

The 21-day course also gives the learner the minimum requirements to apply for overseas high-risk jobs such as Iraq and South America. Domestic Surveillance employment and entry into the world of surveillance.

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

140 hours training to become a professional Close Protection Officer
30 Years UK and USA instructor experience
Support for work opportunities and CV building

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED:

  • Accommodation (where applicable)
  • Food and beverages (where applicable)
  • Flights (where applicable)
  • Airport transfers (where applicable)
  • Safety glasses (where applicable)
  • Ear defenders (where applicable)

Qualification

SFJ Level 3 Certificate For Working as a Close Protection Operative within the Private Security Industry (SIA Applicable)

Duration

21 Days

Level

3

Skill Prerequisites

Good Understanding For English

Topics

The qualification comprises Seven mandatory units:

1. Principles of Working as a Close Protection Operative in the Private Security Industry

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a close protection operative
  • Understand current law and legislation within a close protection context
  • Understand the importance of threat and risk assessment
  • Understand the importance of threat and risk management
  • Understand personal and professional skills within a close protection environment
  • Understand the importance of teamwork within a close protection environment.
  • Understand surveillance, ant surveillance and counter surveillance methods
  • Understand search procedures within a close protection operation for people, vehicles and buildings/ venues
  • Understand close protection foot drills
  • Understand venue security operations and requirements
  • Understand the importance of planning, route selection and additional licence considerations
  • Understand reconnaissance within a close protection environment
  • Understand the importance of operational planning

2. Working as a Close Protection Operative in the Private Security Industry

  • Be able to undertake a dynamic risk assessment
  • Be able to demonstrate use of surveillance, anti-surveillance and counter surveillance
  • Be able to search people, vehicles and venues
  • Be able to demonstrate close protection foot drills
  • Be able to demonstrate venue security skills
  • Be able to manage transport arrangements within a close protection environment
  • Be able to prepare and carry out a close protection assignment
  • Be able to deal with a range of incidents within a close protection environment

3. Application of Conflict Management in the Private Security Industry

  • Understand the principles of conflict management appropriate to the role
  • Understand how to recognise, assess and reduce risk in conflict situations
  • Understand the use of problem solving techniques when resolving conflict
  • Be able to communicate to de-escalate conflict

4. Principles of Terror Threat Awareness in the Private Security Industry

  • Understand terror threats and the role of the security operative in the event of a threat

5. Principles of Working as a Door Supervisor for Close Protection Operatives in the Private Security Industry

  • Understand how to keep vulnerable people safe
  • Understand licensing law relevant to the role of a door supervisor
  • Understand queue management and venue capacity responsibilities relevant to a door supervisor

6. Application of Physical Intervention Skills for Close Protection Operatives Working in the Private Security Industry

  • Understand the requirements of providing clear and concise instructions to the principal and team members in emergency situations
  • Know how to respond to a change in operational conditions from Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to Emergency Operating Procedures (EOP)
  • Know the responsibilities of the close protection team when there is an immediate physical threat to the principal
  • Understand the necessity for narrowing the concentric layers of protection when managing an immediate threat to the principal
  • Understand the implications of common and criminal law when using force on another person
  • Know the positive alternatives to using physical intervention skills in a close protection environment
  • Understand associated threats as a result of an attempted assault or unwarranted attention towards a principal
  • Know how to apply physical intervention skills in a justifiable, ethical, and professional manner
  • Be able to use non-pain compliant soft skills to prevent harm to a principal
  • Be able to use defensive non[1]pain compliant skills to protect self from assault
  • Be able to use non-pain compliant methods of protecting the inner cordon
  • Be able to protect the principal from assault
  • Be able to communicate effectively to encourage de-escalation

7. Application of Physical Intervention Skills for Close Protection Operatives Working in the Private Security Industry

  • Understand the requirements of providing clear and concise instructions to the principal and team members in emergency situations
  • Know how to respond to a change in operational conditions from Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to Emergency Operating Procedures (EOP)
  • Know the responsibilities of the close protection team when there is an immediate physical threat to the principal
  • Understand the necessity for narrowing the concentric layers of protection when managing an immediate threat to the principal
  • Understand the implications of common and criminal law when using force on another person
  • Know the positive alternatives to using physical intervention skills in a close protection environment
  • Understand associated threats as a result of an attempted assault or unwarranted attention towards a principal
  • Know how to apply physical intervention skills in a justifiable, ethical, and professional manner
  • Be able to use non-pain compliant soft skills to prevent harm to a principal
  • Be able to use defensive non[1]pain compliant skills to protect self from assault
  • Be able to use non-pain compliant methods of protecting the inner cordon
  • Be able to protect the principal from assault
  • Be able to communicate effectively to encourage de-escalation