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Close Protection Operative

The course main target is to provide student with all the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to work as a Close Protection agent as soon as s/he complete our 14 days intensive program. The course will use minimum of classroom lectures with maximum of realistic and practical field training exercises to provide a full understanding of close protection operations worldwide. The CPO Course includes the overall knowledge within 'Business' and 'Dignitary' areas of Close Protection, and it's training program is based on the proven training methods. The Course is approved by AoFA (Association of First Aiders) and allows graduates to apply for the SIA license from Security Industry Authority. The full name of this qualification: Level 3 Certificate for Working as a Close Protection Operative within the Private Security Industry. However, in order to apply for SIA license, there is a need to complete FPOS course as well. 


  • Principles of close protection
  • Introduction to threat assessment and risk analysis
  • Protection formations
  • Hello Arrivals / Departures
  • Dress code and etiquette
  • Low profile security and tactics
  • Unarmed combat
  • Tactical Firearms (Pistol and Submachine guns – Live Fire)
  • Case studies
  • Elements of Close Protection Team
  • Cover and evacuation drills live fire (FX Simunition)
  • Advance work
  • Advance work; surveys, preparation and planning – exercise
  • Team Leader; roles & responsibilities
  • Radio communications procedures
  • Motorcade procedures
  • Final training exercise: IN TOWN EXCERICSE – training in realistic every day situation
  • Briefing the Principal

WEAPONS: Pistols – Glock 17, Glock 19, H&K USP, Sig Sauer P229, Beretta 92F,

Submachine guns – MP5, MP5K, B&T APC,

Simunition – Glock 17, B&T APC & MP5 conversion kits,

METHODS: This course will be taught using theoretical and practical exercises. The lectures lectures will be conducted in the classroom, urban area and shooting range. The course will be given in ESA Training Center with the use of ESA equipment.

SKILL PREREQUISITES: None. The candidate does not have to possess prior experience in Close Protection.

GEAR: Casual clothing (no jeans), rain / weather gear and business clothing (slacks, jacket, tie and appropriate shoes), tactical cargo pants, tactical belt (sturdy) , sport shoes, sport uniform,

Course Duration Price Available
Close Protection Operative 20 August - 2 September 2018 10500 zł 2500 € 2200 £ 3000 $ fully booked
Close Protection Operative 8 - 21 October 2018 10500 zł 2500 € 2200 £ 3000 $ available
Close Protection Operative 19 November - 2 December 2018 10500 zł 2500 € 2200 £ 3000 $ available

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