SIA Close Protection

Posted by: In: 04 Mar 2013 Comments: 0


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HSC is a leading provider who deliver the SIA BTEC level 3 Close Protection course throughout the UK. On successful completion of the course will result in the receipt of the level 3 qualification, allowing candidates to pursue their career in close protection security.

Our training courses have been formulated to cover, not only the full range of the SIA core competency, but include many additional subjects vitally important to commercial close protection which are simply not covered outside our organisation.

It speaks for itself that any potential employer will certainly regard the level of training and qualification as paramount during any selection process of a suitable close protection operative. With this in mind we at HSC are confident that our level of training and expertise is the best on the market.

All of the HSC instructors are former members of the Elite British Army Special Forces and world renowned Royal Military Police Close Protection Unit instructors.
Close Protection Course Content:

At HSC we adhere to the SIA Close Protection core competency as a structural base for the current training qualification. However, we go above and beyond what is expected by the SIA Close protection standards.

You are being trained by the best and most experienced Close Protection Officers in Scotland who all have many years carrying out the role of a Close Protection officer in some of the most hostile countries in the world.


Guided Learning Hours: 14 days

Assessment Method: Multiple Choice Questions/Practical Observations/ Portfolio evidence

Certification: Edexcel


Topics covered:

Roles & responsibilities of the Close Protection operative

•   Threat & risk assessment

•   Surveillance awareness

•   Operational planning

•   Law & legislation

•   Interpersonal skills

•   Close Protection team work

•   Reconnaissance

•   Close Protection foot techniques

•   Route selection

•   Use of Close Protection vehicle techniques

•   Search awareness

•   Incidents and dilemmas

•   Venue based security

•   Communication and conflict management skills

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