International Close Protection Operative APL

The course is 5 days in duration and is a combination of classroom and practical exercises. It is a rigorous course and all sections of the course must be completed to gain the International Close Protection Certificate. This training course covers the NEW specification.

5 Days intensive Course

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.
  • Reconnaissance.
  • Close protection foot drill techniques.
  • Route selection.
  • Search awareness.
  • Incidents and dilemmas.
  • Anti and Counter Surveillance.

If you pass the course you will obtain a Certificate in International Close Protection from our awarding body Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC), and will allow you to work as a Front Line Close Protection Oprative around the world.

Full Close Protection courses are a minimum of 138 hours and cover core competencies as set out by the Awarding Body and that is relevant to close protection. This course allows learners to APL there current or previous employment skills set to map across to the learning outcomes that are required. The course is open to civilians as no prior knowledge is necessary, only the interest to learn and strength of mind to carry it through is necessary. Due to the high standards that can be achieved on this course, all students who pass the examination, regardless of background, will be able to seek employment within the industry. This can range from low level to high risk work areas of conflict, this qualification does not allow learners to apply for the UK Sia licence..

Our CP training course has carefully been combined with the skills learnt from the police, military close protection and the WorldWide Security industry to give you one of the most in depth and comprehensive courses on the market today.

Cost based on Price per person (Holding deposit of £250 required balance due prior to course commencement).

Group bookings welcome

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