SIA Training Consultants Ltd

BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Close protection operations

SIA Training Consultants Ltd
In Chatham

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Typology BTEC
Location Chatham
Duration 14 Days
  • BTEC
  • Chatham
  • Duration:
    14 Days

Suitable for those wishing to enter te unique security sector

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Chatham (Kent)
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Trevor Cooper
Trevor Cooper
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Course programme

There are limited spaces to 15 candidates per course and will therefore be based on a first come first served basis.

Close Protection Operatives are more and more in demand than ever before due to the present rise in both Criminal and Terrorist activities with many Close Protection Operatives working in Hostile countries such as Iraq and Afghanistan.

This course offers those candidates who are both new and old to the close protection industry the opportunity to obtain a recognised qualification in their chosen field.

This course is run over a 18 an day period at our Training Centre in Hastings, East Sussex

It is part of the Security Industry Authority requirement that you will be taught the following subjects with a minimum of 150 guided learning hours:

• Skills and Team Work in Close Protection.

• Law and Legislation in Close Protection.

• Assessment, Planning and Route Selection.

• Surveillance, Reconnaissance, Incidents and Dilemmas.

• Techniques for Close Protection Operatives.

• Communications and Conflict Management.

• Convoy Driving Skills.

• Project Work.

• Weapon Selection – Concealment & Drawing Techniques.

• Anti Ambush Drills.

• Actions on Drills: Vehicle Breakdown – Cross Decking Drills.

• Use of Body Cover.

• Equipment used by a Close Protection Operatives.

• Travel Security.

• FAW First Aid.

During the course you will be taught everything you need know to obtain your Close Protection licence from the Security Industry Authority and enter into this unique field.

SIA Training Consultants Ltd will assist you with completing your application form for the licence and act as counter signatories to confirm your details if required.

The course will be predominantly hands on with plenty of scenario based learning skills and activities.

Candidates will carry out practical exercises at our training centre and will be required to carry out evening study prior to taking the final exams.

Our aim is to give you the right skills necessary to operate in a Close Protection Role anywhere in the world including hostile environments.

Candidates will be constantly assessed throughout the course by the instructors on their performance, attitude and ability.

Candidates will be required to undertake a project in planning an assignment as part of their course work.

Those successful candidates who pass all aspects of the course will be awarded the following qualification:

• BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Close Protection Operations.

All security related courses run by SIA Training Consultants Ltd meet the requirement of the Security Industry Authority.

Course fees:

Inclusive of candidate registration and exam fee with edexcel, First Aid £850.00


To secure your place, all we ask is for a £350.00 deposit, once deposit received pre course reading material will be sent out to candidates.

The balance can either be paid in full on the first day of the course or candidates can take our 0% interest payment plan over 12 months.

Course dates:

5th to 18th March 2012.

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