How to become a Close Protection Officer and unleash your earning potential as a security professional.....

To become a UK licensed Close Protection Officer, you must first have completed and passed an SIA approved Close Protection Course with an approved / accredited training provider. For this we recommend our sister company ISTQ.

Next course dates in Norwich 21st May - 3rd June 2018 L3 Close Protection Training 

You do not require previous military or poilce experience to work as a Close Protection Officer. In the UK our awarding body guided learning hours equate to a minimum of 14 days

The course itself consists of varying elements which are assessed via a combination of practical (observational / visual) assessments, questions and answers, fully completed course workbook and by examination paper from the awarding body.

You will be required to pass assessment in the following aspects of Close Protection Operations and Operational planning as well as holding or completing a first aid qualification in order to apply for your SIA license to operate as a Close Protection Operative in the UK;

  • 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.

  • Law and legislation.

  • Reconnaissance.

  • Close protection foot drill techniques.

  • Route selection.

  • Search awareness.

  • Incidents and dilemmas.

  • Anti and Counter Surveillance.

  • Physical Interventions Skills

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You will require a First Aid Certificate prior to applying for your license, we will be running a FAAW Level 3 course on the 8th May to the 10th May inclusive (3 days) for those requiring their first aid qualification.

We welcome those who have little or no previous experience in this industry as this course can become your starting point for a positive career change and to enter the private security industry.

You are also able to obtain discounted bolt on mini courses such as Firearms competency, FPOSi, Control and Restraint, Mechanical Restraints / Handcuffing, Defence against edged weapons and Investigations.

Once fully licensed you can apply to join one the UK's fastest growing and most reputable operations provider, "Scorpion Protection International" as an approved operator and start your carrier potential within the professional Close Protection sector.

Although we do not guarantee work, our operatives are able to fully maximise their earning potential and tend to stay with us as the premier provider and top tier payer of operational services in the UK and Overseas.

Contact Us

Scorpion Protection International Ltd

Europa Business Park



Tel: +44(0)7572 466938 24hr

Tel: +44(0)7572 924446 24hr

Tel: +44(0)1603 927050 (office hrs)

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