Global Horizon Skills

Close Protection Training

In order to work in close protection in the UK, close protection officers must have attended an accredited SIA close protection course, hold a valid approved First Aid at Work certificate (minimal).

Our CP course covers all key competencies mandatory for close protection operations, from threat and risk assessment to foot drills and communication and conflict management skills. The course also provides operatives with practical scenario exercises to give participants the chance to practice the skills and techniques they have been taught.

Course Description                                                                                                        

Our SIA accredited course covers all key competencies mandatory for close protection operations. In addition, our instructors will be able to recommend available employment routes open to you. The course covers:

Close Protection Specialist Module

  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Close Protection Operative
  • Threat and Risk Assessment
  • Surveillance Awareness
  • Operational Planning
  • Law and Legislation
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Close Protection Teamwork and Briefing
  • Conduct Reconnaissance
  • Close Protection Foot Drills
  • Route Selection
  • Close Protection Journey Management
  • Search Procedures
  • Incident Management
  • Venue Security

Conflict Management Module

  • Avoiding Conflict and Reducing Personal Risk
  • Defusing Conflict
  • Resolving and Learning from Conflict
  • Application of Communication Skills and Conflict Management for Close Protection

 AND Practical Scenario Exercises


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