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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

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

After successfully completing the course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new achievement. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £79. There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.

CPD Certification from One Education

After successfully completing the assessment of this course, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education as proof of your continued skill development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.


This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an endorsed lesson. One Education will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information, please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for Quality Licence Scheme endorsed, and CPD endorsed certificate. 

After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.

After passing the assignment exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

Is This Course Right for You?

This course is designed to provide a helpful introduction to trained 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.

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 6 days, 3 hours
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