• Highfield L3 Close Protection Course
    15th January - 26th January 2022
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  • Highfield L3 Close Protection Course
    9th April - 20th April 2022
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Course overview:

The Highfield Level 3 Certificate for Working as a Close Protection Operative within the Private Security Industry is ideal for anyone wishing to work as a Close Protection Operative as it provides them with the necessary skills and knowledge to apply for a SIA licence.

This qualification is based on the SIAs 'Specifications for Learning and Qualifications for Close Protection Operatives.'

Topics covered include:

Designed for Close Protection Operatives prior to deploying in hostile environments.

  • Roles & responsibilities of a CPO
  • Threat & risk assessment
  • Surveillance awareness
  • Operational planning
  • Law & legislation
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Teamwork in the CP team
  • Reconnaissance
  • Walking drills
  • Route selection
  • Vehicle drills
  • Search procedures
  • Incidents & dilemmas
  • Communication & conflict management skills

Prerequisites:

For this qualification learners must be a minimum age of 18 years old.

Must be of reasonable health and fitness levels due to the nature of the course.

To apply for a SIA Licence you will be required to provide proof of a Level 3 medical qualification such as First Aid at Work (FAW).

For those who wish to work in a hostile environment, you may be required to provide proof of a Level 3 or above trauma medical qualification, such as Level 3 First Responder Emergency Care (FREC) or Level 3 Emergency Care for First Responders.

Assessment:

Assessment is by way of a practical and multiple choice assessment, for IQA reasons some assessments may be filmed for quality purposes.

Certification:

At the end of the Highfield L3 Certificate for working as a Close Protection Operative within the Private Security Industry you will receive a certificate as proof of attendance outlining the course training objectives.

Course duration:

Our Highfield L3 Course for Working as a Close Protection Operative within the Private Security Industry runs for 12 Days.

Accommodation:

Accommodation is not included, however this is available in the nearby towns / villages of Charmouth, Lyme Regis or Axminster. The links below provide a good selection, but early bookings are highly recommended, especially if visiting during peak season.

https://www.hotels.uk.com/uk/dorset/hotels-in-charmouth
https://www.hotels.uk.com/uk/dorset/cheap-bed-and-breakfast-in-charmouth
http://www.lymeregis.org
https://www.booking.com

Cost:

£1,800 GBP (including VAT)