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Your career in Close Protection is waiting!
At Wilplan Training, we offer close protection courses to help you reach your goals. Our comprehensive security courses are ideal for anyone looking to embark on this complex but rewarding career. Close protection is an important aspect of the security industry. Escorting and protecting VIPs requires in-depth knowledge and rigorous dedication, and at Wilplan, we provide courses to ensure you have all the training you need.
Our 21 day fully residential BTEC Level 3 Close Protection Operations Course includes the BTEC Level 2 First Person on Scene Intermediate (FPOSi) training together with the optional ASAA Intermediate Handgun, Level 3 Maritime Security Operative (MSO) or Level 3 Advanced Driver (including RoSPA) Training and Certification. As you can see, The Wilplan Close Protection courses are fully comprehensive training packages designed not only to meet statutory requirements for the Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence but to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to work successfully within this demanding industry. Our courses really will equip you with everything you need. Additional topics also covered in the course include surveillance and equipment, improvised explosive devices, history of assassinations, threat levels, conflict management, anti-ambush drills, medical emergencies as well as many more topics.
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Security Industry Authority (SIA) Requirements
Applying For Your SIA Licence
In order to apply for an SIA licence to work as a Close Protection Officer, the Security Industry Authority (S.I.A) has set a minimum guideline for training and therefore you will first need to attend and pass the Level 3 Certificate in Close Protection before being granted a licence. You will also need to pass the BTEC Level 2 Award in First Person on Scene Intermediate, regardless or any other previous medical skills or qualifications. Fortunately, this course is included as part of our Close Protection packages.
We recommend that you request your application pack prior to attending the course. Whilst we cannot complete the form for you we can offer guidance if needed.
The licence process includes a criminality check for any relevant criminal convictions within the last 5 years. To find out if this may affect your application we suggest using the SIA criminality wizard prior to deciding to attend the course.
Visit the SIA Web site to apply for your S.I.A licence application pack.
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