Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Close Protection

Excellentia Limited is affiliated to Edexcel to provide the BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Close Protection. This qualification is a 21 day course and is designed for people who want to work as close protection officers and require a licence to practise. The qualification is endorsed by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) and learners who have completed it successfully can then apply to the SIA for a licence.

It is an SIA regulatory guided learning hours (GLH) qualification that consists of one mandatory unit, providing for a total of 16 credits.

The unit comprises the knowledge, understanding and skills required to become a licensed close protection operative. It will be assessed partly by a written test and partly by practical assessment. The unit encompasses the following sessions:

Close Protection Specialist Module

  • Session 1: Roles and Responsibilities of the Close Protection Operative
  • Session 2: Threat and Risk Assessment
  • Session 3: Surveillance Awareness
  • Session 4: Operational Planning
  • Session 5: Law and Legislation
  • Session 6: Interpersonal Skills
  • Session 7: Close Protection Teamwork and Briefing
  • Session 8: Conduct Reconnaissance
  • Session 9: Close Protection Foot Drillls
  • Session 10: Route Selection
  • Session 11: Close Protection Journey Management
  • Session 12: Search Procedures
  • Session 13: Incidents Management
  • Session 14: Venue-Based Security

Additional modules delivered by the Excellentia training team (Over and above the SIA criteria)

  • Level 3 FPOS-I (four days)
  • Basic self-defence and breakaway
  • London knowledge and familiarisation on 5 star hotels/nightclubs/restaurants and shopping
  • Working with the media
  • Tactical driving (Protective Mobile Skills) – 1 car
  • Tactical driving (Protective Mobile Skills) – 2 car
  • Advanced driver training including Reaction to attack training
  • London driving module
  • Foreign and Middle Eastern Royal protocol
  • Introduction to fine dining and the 5 star life style
  • International travel, advice and equipment
  • In Country threat assessment and in Country briefing module
  • CV and interview advice
  • Social media awareness
  • Self-employment awareness module
  • Networking and your future within the Close Protection Industry
  • Outside speakers (dependant on availability)

Conflict Management Module

  • Session 1: Avoiding Conflict and Reducing Personal Risk
  • Session 2: Defusing Conflict
  • Session 3: Resolving and Learning from Conflict
  • Session 4: Application of Communication Skills and Conflict Management for security guarding Close Protection

Course dates:

Excellentia 22-day Executive Protection course (Includes L3 FPOS, L3 Paediatric and L3 CP course)
£2,300+VAT

  • MARCH course: Mon 5 – Mon 26 March 2018
  • JUNE course: Mon 4 – Mon 25 June 2018
  • SEPTEMEBER course: Mon 3 – Mon 24 September 2018
  • NOVEMBER course: Mon 26 November – Mon 17 December 2018

Excellentia 17-day Executive Protection course (attendees will require proof of L3 medical qualification)
£2,000+VAT

  • MARCH course: Sat 10 – Mon 26 March 2018
  • JUNE course: Sat 9 – Mon 25 June 2018
  • SEPTEMEBER course: Sat 8 – Mon 24 September 2018
  • DECEMBER course: Sat 1 – Mon 17 December 2018

Please contact our London office on + 44 (0)207 060 2130 to speak with our training team or use our Contact Us page.

  • Course Details
  • £ 2760.00 per 22 days
  • 5 Mar 2018
  • 26 Mar 2018
  • Available
  • London
  • £2760.00 INC VAT
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