Level 3 Close Protection (RQF)

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has set the guidelines and standards intended for official Close Protection training in the UK. In March 2006 it became the law that you must have a license to work in Close Protection Operations. For you to obtain a license you must complete and pass a course that is compliant with the specifications as laid down by the SIA. The course is over 130 hours in duration and is a combination of classroom and practical exercises.

The course will cover the following:

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

Our course has been designed with the skills learnt from the police, military, and close protection industry operators to give you one of the most in depth and comprehensive courses in the sector.

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Venue: Elite Academy of Security Training

14 Days intensive Course

Course costs: £1750