Level 3 Award in Close Protection (Bodyguarding) Training in Belfast

To work in Close Protection (Bodyguarding) you are required by law to have the SIA Close Protection Licence. This course at our Belfast Training Centre provides you with the qualification required to apply for your licence in Close Protection.

Who should attend?

Anyone who wants to work as a Close Protection Operative (Bodyguard).

Already working in police or armed forces close protection? You may qualify for our 1 day conversion course - see our Close Protection Conversion course for details.

Download the Close Protection (Bodyguard) brochure

Course Length

14 days.

ELCAS Funding



This course is eligible for ELCAS funding.

Dates / Register for the Course

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La-Mon Hotel
Gransha Road
Castlereagh Road
BT23 5RF


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Course Syllabus

The Level 3 Close Protection course is delivered as a mix of classroom teaching and practical exercises. The course covers the following Learning Outcomes:

    Legislation that is Relevant to People Working in the Close Protection Industry
    The Roles and Responsibilities of the Close Protection Operative
    Threat Assessment and Risk Management
    Surveillance techniques
    Venue security operations
    How to Design and Demonstrate Operational Planning
    The Importance of Interpersonal Skills
    The Importance of Teamwork
    The Importance of Reconnaissance
    How to Conduct Close Protection Foot Drills
    The Importance of Planning and Selecting Routes
    Vehicle Movement Tactics and Operations
    Search Techniques and Procedures for Close Protection Operations
    How to apply Conflict Management Techniques while providing Close Protection