0132 928 6566 I 07737 822 718
3PS Training Solutions
1st Floor, Churchill House, Plot 5,
Fort Fareham Industrial Estate, Newgate Lane, Fareham, Hampshire PO14 1AH
Office 0132 928 6566
Mobile 07737 822 718
What else will you need?
First Aid Training
When applying for your licence you will be required to produce evidence that you have attained a recognised first aid award. You should present your valid first aid certificate to your training provider before you start your training. If you do not have a recognised first aid award you will need to get one in order to get your licence. This is in addition to the minimum 138 hours knowledge and practical skills training.
First aid awards recognised by the SIA are:
•First Aid at Work -
•First Person on Scene (FPOS) Intermediate Award -
Additional and advanced training
Additional and advanced training are offered for all our courses which includes the Following:
Fire arms training
VIP Protection Skills
Advanced First Aid (FAITHE ) First Aid In Hostile environments
Annual refreshers and updates
To qualify for a license you will need to satisfy three requirements:
1) Pass an identity check
2) Pass a criminal records check
3) Possess a recognised Close Protection qualification
To get this qualifications and licensing you will need to attend and take two training modules and take and pass an exam. The training should take 138 hours
Core Learning and Qualifications for a Close Protection Licence
Conflict Management Module
Who is this qualification for?
The Level 3 qualification is designed for those who wish to work in the industry and is awarded to those who pass one examination covering the basic knowledge and responsibilities of the occupation, and multiple practical demonstrations and a portfolio of evidence. This nationally recognised qualification is the industry standard and enables a Close Protection Officer to apply for a license to practice.
Working As a Close Protection Operative
This unit incorporates 14 learning outcomes.
Close Protection Specialist Module
Session 1: Roles and Responsibilities of the Close Protection Operative
Session 2: Threat and Risk Assessment
Session 3: Surveillance Awareness
Session 4: Operational Planning
Session 5: Law and Legislation
Session 6: Interpersonal Skills
Session 7: Close Protection Teamwork and Briefing
Session 8: Conduct Reconnaissance
Session 9: Close Protection Foot Drills
Session 10: Route Selection
Session 11: Close Protection Journey Management
Session 12: Search Procedures
Session 13: Incident Management
Session 14: Venue Security
Conflict Management Module
Session 1: Avoiding Conflict and Reducing Personal Risk
Session 2: Defusing Conflict
Session 3: Resolving and Learning from Conflict
Session 4a: Application of Communication Skills and Conflict Management for Security Guarding and Close Protection
Close Protection Level 3
(This course is for serious professionals only it is not an attendance course)
The SIA issues licenses to Close Protection Operatives (body guards) who meet their criteria. In the interests of the industry as a whole and in support of its license to practice, the SIA invited awarding organisations to develop a qualification to meet this demand.
In order to obtain an SIA licence you will need to show that you are trained to the right level.