Duration: 18 days
UK Regulations set out in the Private Security Industry Authority (SIA) Act 2001, requires all individuals wishing to work in the private security industry to hold a Close Protection Licence.
Close Protection Operatives must have attended an accredited Close Protection course prior to attaining this licence. In addition to this they must hold a valid First Aid at Work Certificate (such as a First Person on Scene (FPOS) course and have passed a criminal background check.
At Horizon our accredited Close Protection course is designed to go above and beyond SIA requirements to equip learners with the knowledge and skills for those who wish to pursue a career as a Close Protection Operative.
Our Level 3 Certificate in Close Protection is centred on the relevant SIA ‘Specifications for Learning and Qualifications for Close Protection Operatives’.
The content of our Close Protection course has carefully been designed utilising our Instructors extensive military experience and many years working in the Close Protection industry, to provide one of the most in depth and comprehensive courses in the market today, preparing students to work in both hostile and executive Close Protection environments.
During the course our experienced instructors will take you through:
Students are required to successfully pass the following assessments:
Candidates must meet the following:
Students who successfully complete this course will be issued with a BTEC Level 3 certificate for Working as a Close Protection Operative within the Private Security Industry (QSF) from Edexcel which is valid for 3 years.
Close Protection Operatives must have attended an accredited close protection course prior to applying for an SIA licence. In addition to this they must have passed a criminal background check and hold a valid First Aid at Work Certificate such as a First Person on Scene (FPOS ) course.
For further information regarding the courses’ we deliver in Bulgaria, please contact Neil Davis (Security Consultant); [email protected].