Phoenix Training

SIA Close Protection Course - Birmingham & Nationwide

Phoenix Training

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Typology BTEC
Class hours 140h
  • BTEC
  • 140h

In order to obtain an SIA Close Protection licence, you will need to show that you are trained to the right level. You will need to attend and take two training modules, and successfully pass an exam. This is an intense course which is instructed during a fourteen day period. The hours will vary on particular days to allow for planning, and live exercises that will be conducted as part of the training.
Suitable for: A close protection license is required when guarding one or more individuals against assault or against injuries that might be suffered as a consequence of the unlawful conduct of others. This applies if your services are supplied for the purposes of or in connection with any contract to a consumer.

To take into account

· Requirements

When applying for your licence, you will be required to produce evidence that you have attained a recognised First Aid award. You should present your valid first aid certificate to your training provider before you start your training. If you do not have a recognised first aid award, we can provide training for £199. This course will be in addition to the training hours for the Close Protection course. First Aid at Work - 3 day course (HSE approved) is the course recognised by the SIA.

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Course programme

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Close Protection Specialist Module:
• Roles and Responsibilities of the Close Protection Operative.
• Threat and Risk Assessment
• Surveillance Awareness
• Operational Planning
• Law and Legislation
• Interpersonal Skills
• Close Protection Teamwork and Planning
• Conduct Reconnaissance
• Close Protection Foot Drills
• Route Selection
• Close Protection Journey Management
• Search Procedures
• Incident Management
• Venue Security

Conflict Management Module:
• Avoiding Conflict and Reducing Personal Risk
• Defusing Conflict
• Resolving and Learning from Conflict
• Application of Communication Skills and Conflict Management for Security Guarding and Close Protection.

One Day anti ambush and convoy driving appraisal:
• Code of conduct and Induction
• Health and Safety
• Associated Law
• Route Planning
• Principles for Safe Driving
• Threats of Ambush
• Evasive Skills
• Driving in Convoy

The course is assessed by practical tasks throughout the course, and a multiple choice examination on the final day.

Successful candidates will receive a certificate, which incorporates an individual number. The issue of each individually numbered certificate is recorded on a central database registering the name of the recipient, date of birth, and place and location of examination.

On successful completion of the course you will then be able to apply for your SIA Close Protection License. For more information about SIA licensing see page.

This course is run monthly in Birmingham at our training headquarters. We may be able to accommodate for other dates to cater for group booking requests so please contact us for further enquiries. The next course is on Saturday 8th September 2012.

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