Combined BTEC L3 Close Protection Operative & BTEC L4 First Person on Scene

Close Protection

BTEC Level 3 Close Protection Operative & BTEC Level 4 First Person on Scene

Course Description
The complete course to allow you to apply for your SIA Licence and gain employment. By combining our BTEC Level 3 Close Protection Operative and our BTEC Level 4 First Person on Scene (intermediate) course, we are able to give students who wish to work in Hostile Environments the complete qualifications they need to not only acquire an SIA CP Licence but to gain employment with Private Military Companies (PMCs). Many PMCs require their operators to hold a valid FPOSi certificate so by combining the two qualifications students will get best value for money.

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
  • The pre-hospital environment
  • Patient assessment
  • Respiratory and airway management
  • Basic Life Support
  • Defibrillation
  • Circulation and Shock
  • Medical related emergencies

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 educational course will enable you to pursue a career within Close Protection all at an extremely competitive cost.

Delivery method:
Full time, classroom based with additional coursework 

Please Note: The Close Protection course and FPOSi course don't run concurrently. For FPOSi course dates please click here


Location:Plymouth, Devon (UK) Duration:17 days Cost:£2575.00 incl VAT
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  • 30th September to 17th October 2019
  • 6th January to 23rd January 2020