Close Protection

Course Overview

Highfield Level 3 Certificate for Working as a Close Protection Operative within the Private Security Industry

 

This regulated qualification 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 an SIA licence.

 

This qualification is supported by both the Security Industry Authority (SIA) and Skills for Security (SfS). Subjects covered include threat and risk assessment, legislation relevant to the role, walking drills, embus and debus, incident management, surveillance and operational planning.

Who is the course for?

This regulated qualification 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 an SIA licence.

What is the assessment method?

This qualification is divided into 3 units and is assessed by the following methods:

 

Unit 1: Working as a Close Protection Operative

Externally set and externally assessed MCQ paper with 25 questions, 40 minute duration, 70% pass mark. Externally set and internally assessed open-response questions and internally set and internally assessed practical tasks.

 

Unit 2: Planning, Preparing and Supporting a Close Protection Operation

Externally set and externally assessed MCQ paper with 30 questions, 45 minute duration, 70% pass mark. Externally set and internally assessed open-response questions and internally set and internally assessed practical tasks.

 

Unit 3: Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry

Externally set and externally assessed MCQ paper with 20 questions, 30 minute duration, 70% pass mark.

What is the duration of the course?

This qualification must be undertaken over a minimum of 12 days.

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