BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Close Protection Operations (QCF)

Odin Security Services Ltd is an approved Pearson training centre, our trainer team has over 40 years operational experience in Uganda, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Iraq and Afghanistan, all our trainers come from a military background. 

This course offers those candidates who are both new and old to the close protection industry the opportunity to obtain a recognised qualification in their chosen field. 

This course is run over an 21 a day period at our fully equipped training Centre in the heart of the Forest of Dean and Kenya.  

It is part of the Security Industry Authority requirement that you will be taught the following subjects with a minimum of 140 guided learning hours of which has three (3) Mandatory units: 

Unit 1: Working as a close protection operative.
Unit 2: Planning, preparing & supporting a close protection operation.
Unit 3: Conflict management in the private security industry.

• Working as a close protection operative 
• Planning, preparing and supporting a close protection operation 
• Conflict management within the PSI These are further broken down into the following subjects 
• Skills and Team Work in Close Protection. 
• Law and Legislation in Close Protection. 
• Assessment, Planning and Route Selection. 
• Surveillance, Reconnaissance, Incidents and Dilemmas. 
• Techniques for Close Protection Operatives. 
• Communications and Conflict Management. 
• Convoy Driving Skills. 
 • Project Work. 
• Anti-Ambush Drills. 
• Actions on Drills: Vehicle Breakdown – Cross Decking Drills. 
• Use of Body Cover. • Equipment used by Close Protection Operatives. 
• Travel Security. 
• FAW First Aid. 

During the course, you will be taught everything you need know to obtain your Close Protection licence from the Security Industry Authority and enter into this unique field.

The course will be predominantly hands on with plenty of scenario based learning skills and activities.

The cost of this course is fully inclusive of the following:
  • Flights to and from Kenya.
  • Accommodation (Kenya only)
  • Three meals a day.
  • All exam fees and certification.
  • Firearms Training
  • First Aid 
Total Cost of course: £3700.00