BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Close Protection (QCF)

In Trowbridge

£ 2,300 + VAT


  • Typology


  • Location


  • Duration

    14 Days


Suitable for: All who want to work in the private security industry as a Close Protection Operative




Trowbridge (Wiltshire)
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Unit 2, Stonemills Building, Court Street, BA14 8BR


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To take into account

Delegates must be over 18 Delegates must have an up to date First Aid at Work Certificate

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Course programme

This course is suitable for those who would like to work in the private security industry as Close Protection Operatives. The course consists of 140 guided learning hours, which combine a mix of classroom learning and practical exercises. On achievement of the qualification, successful learners will be eligible to apply for an SIA licence in Close Protection.

Course Content

• Legislation that is relevant to close protection
• The roles and responsibilities of a close protection operative
• The importance of threat assessment and risk management
• Surveillance techniques
• Venue security operations
• To design and demonstrate operational planning
• The importance of interpersonal skills
• The importance of teamwork
• The importance of reconnaissance
• How to conduct close protection foot drills
• The importance of planning and selecting a routes
• Vehicle movement tactics and operations
• Search techniques and procedures for close protection operations
• How to apply conflict management techniques while providing close protection

The Level 3 Certificate in Close Protection Operations meets part of the criteria required to gain an SIA Licence.

The criteria required for achieving an SIA Licence are:

• Confirmation of candidates’ identity
• A Criminal records check
• Ensuring an applicant has successfully completed relevant training and holds a recognised qualification for that training.
• A current First Aid Certificate

BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Close Protection (QCF)

£ 2,300 + VAT