Let us introduce you to SIA Close Protection training.
Be the best with the most in-depth security training you will ever receive.
|There are many levels of Close Protection training you may come across. Linx Security Training provide the highest level of training and service as we understand how valuable the role of the Close Protection Operative is within the security industry and the importance of high calibre personnel.
As a Close Protection Operative you are expected to place the very highest importance on safety – for your clients, for your colleagues and for yourself. No previous experience is necessary to gain this qualification. This course is aimed not only at ex-Forces but also civilians wishing to enter this specialist industry. If you have a background in the military, you may have considerable experience of working in hostile environments which can prove to be of advantage. Though a Military background is not a necessity and training is provided for preparation.
Be part of the elite
The security sector is one of the largest sectors in the UK. Once you qualify with Linx Security Training, you will
be able to focus your job search within the security industry and start your wonderful career in no time.
Insight into Close Protection training
The Close Protection Course Structure
|This course is a Level 3 award in Close Protection and is a fully accredited SIA qualification.
The course duration is 14 days and within this time frame you will complete your training provided by highly qualified tutors who have years of valuable experience within Close Protection. The course contains theory and practical training. This course is taught in a friendly but professional classroom and outdoor environment, where you will learn about the roles and responsibilities of a Close Protection operative.
The Close Protection course consists of 3 units:
Unit 1: Working as a Close Protection Operative
Unit 2: Planning, Preparing and Supporting a Close Protection Operation
Unit 3: Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry
Assessment: The qualification is assessed in THREE parts.
Unit 1: Part A – A 40 minute, 25 multiple-choice question examination.
Unit 2: Part A – A 45 minute, 30 multiple-choice question examination.
Unit 3: A 30 minute, 20 multiple-choice question examination.
Contact Hours: 140
Once you complete the exam and your portfolio, they are then assessed by the Examining Body. Linx Security Training will notify you of your results within 3-8 working days from the completion of the course. Once you have completed the course successfully you will then receive your Certificate awarded by the examining body. After which you will be able to apply for your SIA Licence to legally work as a Close Protection operative. See Training Process Page.
Our Qualified Specialist Trainers
Our Trainers are fully qualified in all relevant security and teaching qualifications, with years of security industry
work experience, you will not find a better trainer to prepare you for a great career in security than ours.
|Linx Security Training sources training instructors who have extensive experience as either former members of UK Special Forces, the British Army and the UK Police. All our instructors are experts in their field and have many years of working experience in the area of Close Protection. Our Security trainers have operational knowledge of being a Close Protection Operative and are fully versed in the most modern protection methods.|
|Adrian is a former British Soldier trained by the School of Infantry. He is well trained in weapons handling, advanced driving, escape and evasion and more.
Additionally he has nearly 15 years of Security Industry experience working as a CCTV Operative, Security Officer, Door Supervisor and Chauffeur Driver for high profile clients.He also currently works as a Close Protection Officer on high profile jobs in the UK and abroad.
Adrian has organised security details for American Senators, Royalty, Senior Politicians to Celebrities. His list of qualifications are endless.
He will definitely prepare you well and his training techniques are of the highest standard.
|Stephen has 9 years of Military Police experience with training from Royal Air Force Police. He is Pistol and Rifle, Air Transport Security, Patrol Dogs trained and more.
He has experience working as a Head Doorman for many high profile bars and nightclubs. He also has experience working as a Close Protection Officer in the Middle East and Africa.
Stephen’s hobbies include mix martial arts which includes Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Kick Boxing, Krav Maga and enters many fighting competitions. Don’t be surprised to see Stephen in action on Sky Sports.
You will enjoy his training classes and his students have one of the highest success rates at Linx Security Training.
All of our courses comply with all regulations set by the awarding body and the Security Industry Authority.
It is important that the training you receive covers the contact hours and material regulated by the awarding body and the Security Industry Authority. Failure to cover the hours and the correct material can result in losing your qualification and your SIA Licence being suspended. Linx Security Training strictly follow all set criteria and maintain the highest standard of training for all students.
Corporate businesses and funded organisations
If you are a business or a funded organisation looking to get your staff or customers trained, we can provide
We can provide training to your schedule and for groups of all sizes.
Linx Security Training have provided training for various organisations. We can accommodate for large groups of people and provide additional benefits.
For Colleges, Councils and Funded Organisations within the UK…
If you are a funded organisation wishing to send your customers on a Training Course, look no further than us. We can provide a suitable training package within your budget of funding provided. Call us for information and to book.
Frequently Asked Questions.
Who is the Close Protection training course aimed at and is this course right for me?
What qualification will I gain by completing the Close Protection course?
Why do you not offer Firearms training with your Close Protection course like some other training providers?
Do you provide accommodation with your courses?
Are your courses accredited by relevant awarding bodies and the SIA?
How can I book the course?
How do I pay for the course I want to book?
Can I pay on the day?
What do I need to bring when attending the course?
Passport or Full UK Driver’s Licence (original copies)
For full list of identification requirements please click on our SIA Licence Process page situated below the top menu bar where you will find a detailed list of required documents.
Do you charge for exam re-sits?
When can I expect to receive my exam results and certificate?
Do I need my certificate to apply for my SIA Licence?
Is there an additional cost for getting my SIA Licence?
Why are your courses more expensive than some other Training Providers?