Armatus Risks offers the most comprehensive Close Protection course in the UK private security market, with content far exceeding the UK Home Office Security Industry Authority (SIA) Learning Specifications, enabling the successful Armatus Risks Close Protection graduate an easier transition into employment in the private security industry.
Close Protection Operative (Hostile Environment)
BTEC Level 3 (UK SIA Compliant)
The course is open to male and female students and delivered at the Armatus Risks Training and Operations Centre, near Guildford, Surrey, UK. Our fit for purpose venue is the envy of the UK security training industry and this residential facility with vast grounds, compliments the discreet, team-work orientated approach that Armatus Risks are famed for.
As well as the Level 3 Certificate in Close Protection, successful graduates will also attain a BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Physical Intervention, BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Surveillance Awareness and a BTEC Level 2 First Person on Scene (Intermediate) Certificate. Additionally, all driving on the course is delivered by Close Protection qualified and experienced Police Advanced Drivers, with graduates also attaining a BTEC Level 2 in Protective Driving.
All weapon training is carried out on the European mainland at the Armatus Risks Training and Operations Centre (Europe), due to very strict UK live-firing regulations. Only real weapons and ammunition (unrestricted amount) are utilised throughout and each live-firing practice is designed to progress the student to an extremely high level of competence by the end of the course.
Armatus Risks Close Protection Training Staff have all served with the Royal Military Police (RMP) Close Protection Unit, Longmoor, UK and have close links with the unit to ensure that Close Protection courses contain are the most up-to-date, tried and tested Close Protection training. No other private security company can provide a course that is as current, relevant and cost effective in todays competitive industry. The global experience of the Armatus Risks Close Protection Training Staff ensures that Armatus Risks graduates leave the course confident to work in the industry, at any level.
The course is both thorough and demanding and highly regarded amongst key employers in the private security industry and successful graduates will have earned the coveted Armatus Risks Close Protection Diploma.
Costs include all flights, insurances, food and accommodation.
- Close Protection Roles & Responsibilities
- Threat & Risk Assessment
- Surveillance Awareness
- Operational Planning
- Law & Legislation
- Interpersonal Skills
- Close Protection Teamwork & Briefing
- Conducting Reconnaissance
- Close Protection Foot Drills
- Route Selection
- Close Protection Travel Management
- Search Procedures
- Incident Management
- Venue Security
- Physical Intervention
- Close Protection Advanced Driving Skills
- Close Protection Advanced Weapons Drills (Live Ammunition)
18 Jun 10 Jul 12
20 Aug 11 Sep 12
04 Mar 26 Mar 13
03 Jun 25 Jun 13
29 Jul 20 Aug 13
30 Sep 22 Oct 13
£4700 (ex VAT)
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7877 0877