Close Protection Training

SHIELD’s course for Close Protection Officers & Teams is based on experience and professionalism, our goal is to train professional Close Protection Officers & Teams and ensure they have the right tools to provide a high VIP security in intense situations and areas.

SHIELD has designed an advanced Close Protection training for those who operate in High Risk Close Protection Operations.

The course provides participants with all the skills they need to deal effectively with the challenges they are likely to face as a close protection officer. Combining theory with practical, the course devotes considerable time and attention to practical scenario exercises to give participants the chance to practice the skills and techniques they have been taught.

Our training facilities are located at our international offices. This ensures that we can provide local training and offer cost-effective training programs for companies and security professionals. We offer on-location training which would be customized in accordance with the principal locations requirements.

A strict evaluation process will be applied to all security personnel to safeguard necessary professionalism and credibility.

Designed For

  • Security Guards
  • Force Protection Guards
  • Military personnel
  • Law enforcement personnel
  • Security Managers
  • Government representatives involved in Close Protection
  • Officers on a recycle program

Course Content

  • Responsibilities of the Close Protection Officer
  • Protocols & responsibilities
  • Planning and leadership skills
  • Defensive driving and Close Protection vehicle techniques
  • Threat & risk assessment
  • Contingency planning
  • Conflict management and incident reaction
  • Close Protection team work
  • Physical intervention, control and restraint
  • Surveillance awareness
  • Travel Pattern Analysis
  • International Law
  • Search skills
  • Advanced First Aid
  • Mobile navigation and Route selection
  • Communications
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Reconnaissance
  • Firearms and shooting techniques

Assessment by: Practical test

Qualifications: SIA License and Military/ law-enforcement background