Pearson BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Close Protection Operative (RQF)

Pearson BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Close Protection Operative (RQF)

Duration: 1/ 14 Days

Learners: 8-12

Course Description

Intended Audience

There are two delivery models available to potential learners wishing to attend the Close protection course. We offer a 24 hours delivery approach which is aimed at individuals that can provide (RPL) recognised prior learning and experience of Close Protection operations. Alternatively, novices to the industry will be required to attend the 140 guided learning hours training course, in which the detailed course can be found below.

Note: Further information regarding the 24 guided learning hours (RPL) delivery model please contact the Akona office.

Short course – 24hrs (Delivered to learners with prior recognised training)

Novice course – 14 day course both Classroom and practical sessions

Course Overview

If you are looking for a career in Close Protection then this course is for you. Our Level 3 Close Protection course provides a complete package of CP core skills through classroom and practical training, threat & risk assessments, surveillance skills, vehicle techniques, use of technical assets, foot & body protection and IED search awareness and interpersonal skills training. The rigorous course will provide the necessary skills to qualify individuals to apply for your SIA license which will enable them to operate in the security industry.


Pearson BTEC Level 3 Certificate - Working as a Close Protection Operative within the Private Security Industry

Course Competencies

  • Introduction to CP
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Threat and risk assessment
  • Surveillance and counter surveillance
  • Operational planning
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Law and legislation
  • Close protection team work
  • Conflict management and self-defence techniques
  • Reconnaissance and security advance party SAP drills
  • Close protection foot drills
  • Route selection
  • Use of close protection vehicle techniques
  • Venue security
  • Communication and conflict management skills
  • Close protection vehicle driver techniques
  • Single and Multi-car convoy drills
  • Incidents and dilemmas

Online Learning

This course is offered as an online course.

Please head to our online learning portal to activate your account and begin:

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