Close Protection Training


Start date: flexible

Duration: 18 days

England / West Midlands / Birmingham
, B19 3NY

Category/Topic: Public Safety & Security

Type: Professional/Vocational course

Delivery mode: Face-to-Face

This course is for those who are looking  to obtain your Level 3 Close Protection Qualification. 

Our SIA Close Protection course is designed to fully prepare you to understand and meet the expectations of prospective clients and meet the standards set out by the private security industry.

We’ve the best possible knowledge and most up-to-date practices when it comes to delivering quality training to all students. Better still, close protection courses are run by our experienced specialist trainer who has 26 years of experience in Close Protection and Specialist Security.

The Close Protection course is designed for individuals wishing to apply for a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a Close Protection Operative. Due to licence integration, upon completion, learners can also apply for a licence to become a door supervisor

The Close Protection course covers a wide range of skills, through a combination of theory-based classes, practical exercises, and scenarios based on the common duties of a modern-day Close Protection Operative (CPO). There will be an intensive final exercise that combines all the skills and knowledge obtained throughout the course.


To register for the course, all candidates must be aged 18 and over.

It is an SIA requirement that training centres must confirm that each learner is sufficiently qualified in First Aid. Therefore, all candidates will need to show that they hold a current and valid First Aid certificate that meets the requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

The First Aid certificate must be valid for at least 12 months from the course start date.

You will need to present your First Aid certificate to Training4Employment before you start SIA Door Supervisor training.


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