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Level 3 Certificate for Working as a Close Protection Operative

Cost: £2000 (includes FPOSI)

Duration: 15 Days


  • 06-20 Apr 2020
  • 06-20 Jun 2020 
  • 19 Oct - 02 Nov 2020 

Contact Us: +44 (0) 191 466 1176

This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to apply for a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a Close Protection Operative (CPO). It is based on the relevant SIA’s Specification for Learning and Qualifications and is supported by Skills for Security, the Standards Setting Body for the security industry and the SIA, who regulate the private security industry.

The course covers the following units:

  • Working as a Close Protection Operative
  • Planning, Preparing and Supporting a Close Protection Operation
  • Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry
  • Other subjects covered
  • 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