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The Close Protection course gives you the qualification you need to get a job in the private security industry. At the begining of this programme, you will be given the tools to obtain Level 1 certificates in retail knowledge and personal development for employability that demonstrate you are skilled and qualified to land a security job in reputable orginazations. Upon completion of this programme, you will acquire Level 2 qualifications in customer service and team-leading as well as a Level 3 SIA close protection certificate that shows you have the knowledge and skills to work as a Close Protection Officer (CPO).
In addition, you will receive extensive and thorough training in many key industry areas, including threat assessment, risk management, venue security operations, surveillance and more, that will support you apply for, secure, and maintain employment in the private security industry. All training is conducted by experienced tutors and delivery staff, whose aim is to help you reach your full potential in a friendly, supportive, and highlty productive environment.
Prior to attending Free2learn, please complete ONE of the following assignments. Assignments must be submitted during your induction.
Complete a floor plan of a venue of your choice. You are required to research everything about this venue that you feel is relevant as if you were taking a high profile candidate there. You will be expected to bring your findings and deliver a 5 minute 1-to-1 presentation about this topic on the day.
Complete a 7 page profile of a celebrity/a principal of your choice. You are required to research everything about this person that you feel is relevant as if you are protecting this person. You will be expected to bring your findings and deliver a 5 minute 1-to-1 presentation about this topic on the day.
Develop the necessary skills to work as a qualified bodyguard in the private security industry.