Close Protection Top-Up


Close Protection Top-Up

Close Protection Top-Up Refresher Course consists of 5 days of Close Protection Top-Uptraining and assessment. It has been developed to meet the requirements of the Security Industry Authority (SIA) and is based on the relevant SIA ‘Specifications’ and provides the necessary skills and knowledge for those who wish to apply for an SIA licence and work as a Close Protection Operative. This course is delivered in a live environment at our Approved Centre.. Our training staff are former and current Professional Close Protection Instructors, who have a proven track record in this field, operating in the UK, and abroad, they speak from the truth of their own experience.

Course Detail: Qualification HABC Level 3 CPO Close Protection Top-Up

  • Duration:      5 Days
  • Price:           £350

Entry Requirements If you already have some form of formal close protection training it may mean that you are exempt from part of the SIA approved training Arrangements for exemptions and Accreditation of Prior Learning Close Protection operatives who have previously received close protection training and are currently employed in an operational close protection roles should have evidence of the training they have received Depending on the date and content of the training they have taken and to what extent the training covered the learning objectives of the new Close Protection Top-Up for SIA licensing, or they will be directed to take either the full 18 day full Close Protection Course or the Close Protection Top-Up Course Learners who have completed formal close protection training from the organisations listed below and have remained in an operational close protection role, will be exempt from further training but will be required to take the knowledge test and practical skills assessment. Close Protection Top-Up Course

  • Special Air Service regiment
  • Bodyguard Course Royal Military
  • Police Close Protection Course
  • Metropolitan Police Royalty Protection
  • Special Branch Close Protection Course
  • Police National Close Protection
  • Courses including Northern Ireland

Please note: It is important to ensure that training remains current. Therefore, qualifications allowing exemption from the SIA-approved training must be no more than three years old, except where otherwise stated Minimum Requirements Candidates must be 18 or above and should hold a full driving licence although not mandatory. As laid down by the SIA candidates must show that they hold a valid First Aid at Work Certificate or First Person on Scene Certificate ideally with at least one year left or more validity at the time of course. We can incorporate the relevant First Aid Training for an additional £100.00. Candidates must be of reasonable health and fitness levels due to the nature of the course. Please ensure you make the necessary arrangements prior to reserving your place on the course. The examination is by way of multiple choice question paper and successful candidates will achieve a Level 3 Award in Close Protection Operations and be eligible to apply for an SIA licence. Fees Please call or email for details Cancellations In the unfortunate event you have to cancel your course a cancellation fee may apply. Cancellation fees are as follows:

  • Cancellation within 3 weeks of the start date: 50% of the course fee
  • Cancellation within 1 week of the start date or non-attendance: the full course fee

Joining Instructions On receipt of your deposit you will receive a course joining pack containing administrative instructions Attendance Places The Simply Conflict Close Protection Top-Up Course has a capacity of 12 candidates per course instructor to ensure you gain the very maximum from the course and start off with a good footing We strongly advise that potential candidates reserve a place as on the course as early as possible to avoid disappointment Should you start a course with Simply Conflict Security, you will quickly find that our staff are approachable and willing to help – regardless of your individual needs. This starts with the application process. With that in mind, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us if you have any questions about the course, enrolment or the industry in general

Close Protection Top-Up Course


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