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Close Protection Operative BTEC Level 3

Security Courses

ELCAS Approved.

BTEC Level 3 Certificate - Working as a Close Protection Operative within the Private Security Industry

Course Description
If you are looking for a career in Close Protection then this course is for you! Our Level 3 Close Protection course provides a complete package of CP skills through classroom and practical training, surveillance, threat assessments, vehicle techniques and IED awareness training. The rigorous course will give you the skills and qualification to apply for your SIA licence.

Course content

  • Introduction to CP
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Threat and risk assessment
  • Surveillance and counter surveillance
  • Operational planning
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Law and legislation
  • Close protection team work
  • Conflict management and self-defence techniques
  • Reconnaissance
  • Close protection foot drills
  • Route selection
  • Use of close protection vehicle techniques
  • Venue  security
  • Communication and conflict management skills
  • Close protection vehicle driver techniques
  • Single and Multi-car convoy drills
  • Incidents and dilemmas

You must now hold a First Aid at Work Level 3 qualification, this is a 3 day course which if you don't already hold it can be added to the end of the course making it a 16 day course.

Why Securewest?
The course will give you access to the skills and expertise we have acquired from decades of experience conducting security operations in the UK, Africa, the Middle East & South East Asia. The 13 day course will enable you to pursue a career within Close Protection all at an extremely competitive cost.

Delivery method:
Full time, classroom based with evening site visits and homework  

ELCAS Approved.


Location:Devon (UK) Duration:13 days Cost:£1900.00 incl VAT
  1. Select the required course date(s)
  2. Choose how many places you require
  • 28th September to 14th October 2020
  • 4th January to 20th January 2021
  • 15th March to 30th March 2021
  • 24th May to 8th June 2021
  • 10th August to 25th August 2021
  • 25th October to 9th November 2021