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Close Protection Course

We are an SIA certified training school that offers a range of SIA courses, including close protection training courses.
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Level 3 SIA Close Protection Training Course

Welcome to A.P. Security training school. We are an SIA approved training centre offering a wide range of courses throughout the year. Whether you are looking to up-level your existing career in the industry or to make a start in the world of security, our courses offer expert knowledge and training.

Our SIA Level 3 Close Protection training course allows you to learn to operate and work as a Close Protection Operative. The course covers skills such as surveillance, foot drills, route planning, threat assessment and risk management, conflict management and more.

Course Opportunities

This course is ideal for ex-Armed Forces, Security Officers, Door Supervisors, Police Personnel or if you are looking to enter the security industry at a higher level. You could find yourself working in a wide variety of roles with a Close Protection Officer SIA Licence:

  • Bodyguarding for celebrities and VIPs
  • Close Protection for high-net-worth individuals
  • Residential security
  • Private international assignments
  • Protecting assets for high-end retailers
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CPO Course Information

All our courses are carried out at our dedicated training centre located in Arundel, West Sussex. Training is carried out in-house by our SIA approved training leaders who are real members of our own security teams and each hold real world experience within the security industry. We use our own teams as we pride ourselves on providing a quality learning experience that is of a high standard. This is maintained by not subcontracting in external teachers.

Cost: £2250

Course Duration: The course runs for 18 days

Key Information: The course is instructor led and combines both theory and practicals, covering the knowledge and skills to prepare you for the exam to gain your licence. You must be at least 18 years old to carry out the Close Protection Course.

Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded with a Level 3 Close Protection Certificate for working as an Operative within the Private Security Industry.

Check out our course calendar and get booked on today!

Security Experts

At A.P. Security Training School, alongside our Close Protection courses we also offer a range of additional SIA security courses:

  • Door Supervisor Training
  • Security Guard Training
  • First Aid Training
  • SIA Top-Up Courses

We offer all the courses and qualifications necessary to succeed in the security industry.

For all our currently available dates, please see our booking page. For more information please get in contact today.

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