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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)

  • BTEC L2 FPOS(i) – 5 days (Optional)
  • BTEC L2 in self-defence and breakaway (Certification is optional)
  • BTEC L2 SIA Up skilling module (Certification is optional)
  • 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
  • Russian culture awareness (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

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

Close Protection PDF

  • Course Details
  • £ 2,580.00 per 21 days
  • Friday 3rd March 2017
  • Sunday 19th March 2017
  • Call for information
  • London
  • £2,580.00 INC VAT