Level 3 - Close Protection


In Glasgow

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£ 799 + VAT


  • Type


  • Location

    Glasgow (Scotland)

  • Class hours


Suitable for: Anone wishing to further their career in security.

Important information

Government funding available



Start date

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349 Bath Street, G2 4AA

Start date

On request

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Course programme

Course review:

This BTEC programme is delivered by former Special Branch and Royal Protection Officers and covers all of the core competences as specified by the SIA, including surveillance techniques, operational planning, threat assessment and relevant legislation. The detailed course syllabus is complemented by challenging training scenarios where the candidates are given the opportunity to participate in live VIP focussed foot and vehicle drills to develop the skills and knowledge to prepare them for the close protection field.

The course is delivered over 15 days and combines comprehensive classroom theory with realistic practical exercises. The core competencies are satisfied by the following modules:

• Introduction to the roles and responsibilities of the close protection operative
• Threat and risk assessment
• Surveillance awareness
• Operational planning
• Law and legislation
• Interpersonal skills
• Close protection team work
• Reconnaissance
• Close protection foot techniques
• Route selection
• Use of close protection vehicle techniques
• Search awareness
• Incidents and dilemmas
• Venue based security
• Communication and conflict management skills

Level 3 - Close Protection

£ 799 + VAT