Close Protection Operative Courses

 

HABC Level 3 Certificate for Working as a Close Protection Operative

The HABC Level 3 Certificate for Working as a Close Protection Operative within the Private Security Industry (QCF) has been developed to meet all the necessary requirements of the Security Industry Authority (SIA) and Skills for Security (SfS).


HABC Level 3 Certificate for Working as a Close Protection Operative

This accredited qualification is ideal for keen individuals who want to pursue a successful career in the security field as close protection operatives and effectively improve their prospects of advancing to a higher-level position as security team leaders, security managers, close protection officers, head door supervisors, and executive security officers.

 

What you’ll learn from our Close Protection Operative training course

The course aims to provide all students with a solid knowledge and a comprehensive training on the tasks and responsibilities of a Close Protection Operative. Subjects covered include:

  • Threat assessment and risk management
  • Roles & responsibilities of a close protection operative
  • Reconnaissance and search procedures
  • Relevant legislation
  • Walking drills and route selection planning
  • Embus and debus procedures
  • Venue security operations
  • Effective teamwork and briefing
  • Conflict management and problem-solving strategies
  • Incident management within a close protection environment
  • Surveillance and close protection operational planning

Entry Requirements

All interested candidates must be at least 18 years old to apply.

How long will it take to achieve the qualification?

The course duration is 14 consecutive days.

What are the course modules and how is the qualification assessed?

The course consists of 3 content units. To receive your HABC level 3 certification in Close Protection, you must pass a combination of multiple-choice tests, open response questions and practical tasks.

Unit 1: Working as a Close Protection Operative

To pass this unit you must achieve a 70% mark in an externally set and assessed multiple-choice test with 25 questions. The examination duration is 40 minutes. Additionally, you will be called to answer externally set and internally assessed open-response questions and undertake internally set and assessed practical tasks.

Unit 2: Planning, Preparing and Supporting a Close Protection Operation

To pass this unit you must achieve a 70% mark in an externally set and assessed multiple-choice test with 25 questions. The examination duration is 40 minutes. Additionally, you will be called to answer externally set and internally assessed open-response questions and undertake internally set and assessed practical tasks.

Unit 3: Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry

To pass this unit you must achieve a 70% mark in an externally set and assessed multiple-choice test with 20 questions. The examination duration is 30 minutes.

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Banham Academy for All Your Security Training Needs

Banham Academy is your go-to destination for all your security training needs. Both, aspiring individuals and business owners will benefit from our comprehensive training courses in the security field.

Students can pursue a successful and fulfilling career in the professional private security industry with exceptional employment opportunities and career advancement prospects, while employers and business owners can rest assured that their staff will be trained to the highest quality standards in the industry.

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