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Learning Outcome


Learn how to become skilled in personal security and work as a bodyguard by taking this comprehensive Close Protection course. All types of people need to have enhanced forms of protection to keep them safe from malicious attacks or over-enthusiastic fans. This can range from sportspeople to politicians or media celebrities. You can discover how to ensure their well-being and be ready for further training on becoming a CPO (Close Protection Officer).

This innovative tutorial will teach you how to work in a team or operate solo when a client needs personal security services. You will be shown how to plan operations, perform surveillance, and assess potential risks. In addition to this, you can expect to learn how to perform protective vehicular manoeuvres and effective advance reconnaissance, as well as an acute awareness of the UK legislation that governs the security sector with guidelines on valuable tactics. If you genuinely have aspirations to become a bodyguard, this is the ideal opportunity right here.

Key Topics to Be Covered

  • Aims and principles of a CPO and their supporting team
  • Planning routes and activities for vehicles and when on foot  
  • Assessing potential threats and mitigating their likelihood  
  • Choosing vehicles and emergency procedures based on circumstance 
  • Understanding UK laws regarding harassment and physical assault

Is This Course Right for You?

This course is designed to provide a helpful introduction to professional close protection techniques. It offers an excellent way to become theoretically proficient in bodyguarding and safeguarding duties, which can be used to pursue personal security work. Full-time and part-time learners are equally supported, and it can take just 20 to 30 hours to gain accreditation, with study periods being entirely customisable to your needs.

Assessment Process

Assignments relating to safeguarding procedures and threat assessment will be given to all students and must be completed to pass the course successfully.

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Introduction to Close Protection
Introduction to Close Protection 00:17:00
Module 02: The Close Protection Team
The Close Protection Team 00:24:00
Module 03: The Planning
The Planning 00:32:00
Module 04: Threat Assessment
Threat Assessment 00:26:00
Module 05: Vehicle Drills: Embus and Debus
Vehicle Drills: Embus and Debus 00:38:00
Module 06: Route Selection and Reconnaissance
Route Selection and Reconnaissance 00:18:00
Module 07: Legislation Regarding Close Protection
Legislation Regarding Close Protection 00:21:00
Assignment – Close Protection 00:00:00
  • £425.00 £25.00 ex Vat
  • 1 year
  • Number of Units8
  • Number of Quizzes0
  • 2 hours, 56 minutes


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