SIA Close Protection Training

SIA Close Protection Training

Course Contents

Working as a Close Protection Operative
  • The roles and responsibilities of a close protection operative
  • Basic surveillance, anti-surveillance and counter-surveillance techniques
  • Legislation relevant to a close protection operative
  • The importance of interpersonal skills within a close protection environment
  • The importance of reconnaissance within a close protection environment
  • Search procedures within a close protection environment
  • Establishing and maintaining secure environments
    • Planning, Preparing and Supporting a Close Protection Operation
      • The importance of threat assessment, risk management and operational planning
      • The importance of teamwork and operational briefing within a close protection environment
      • Close protection foot drills
  • The importance of planning for route selection
  • The importance of transport management within the close protection environment
  • Incident management within a close protection environment
  • Venue security operations
  • Planning and preparing to carry out a close protection operation
  • Providig close protection of a principal
Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry
  • Physical interventions and the implications of their use
  • How to reduce the risk of harm when physical intervention skills are used
  • Use of non-aggressive physical skills to protect yourself and others
  • Use of non-pain related standing, holding and escorting techniques, including non-restrictive and restrictive skills
  • Good practice to follow after physical interventions

SIA Close Protection Training

In order carry out Close Protection (Bodyguarding) Operations you need a Security Industry Authority (SIA) Licence. This course provides you with the qualification required to apply for your SIA Licence in Close Protection Operations.

Course Length

14 days.


1 multiple choice exam and continuous practic.


Successful candidates will receive a Level 3 Award in Working as a Close Protection Operative


From £1750 if you book online.


Download the SIA Close Protection Training Brochure

Course Dates

4-17 MayDartford & Gravesend£1750Book
1-14 JunDartford & Gravesend£1750Book
6-19 JulDartford & Gravesend£1750Book
3-16 AugDartford & Gravesend£1750Book
7-20 SepDartford & Gravesend£1750Book
5-18 OctDartford & Gravesend£1750Book
2-15 NovDartford & Gravesend£1750Book
7-20 DecDartford & Gravesend£1750Book