• Level 3 SIA CP

    Level 3 SIA CP

SIA approved BTEC-Level 3 in Close Protection Operations accredited by Edexcel & FPOS-I


Course Duration: 18 days of learning over 3 weeks

Course location: UK

 Course Options:

  • Level 3 CP = £ 2000 + VAT (ELC Price)
  • With 18 Days B&B accommodation = £2810 + VAT
  • With 18 Days Full Board accommodation = £3080 + VAT


Course Dates:

Perseus Risk Managements Level 3 CP Close Protection Course foucuses primarily on the skills and techniques required to work as a CPO in Executive Protection. The course also includes the FPOS-I module, which is delivered concurrently and qualifies successful candidates to then apply for an SIA license pending their criminal records check.

The course is delivered at our highly regarded training academy, centrally located in Dunchurch, Warwickshire and is a combination of classroom based lectures and exercises followed by expansive practical scenario training utilising our fantastic training facilities. As well as covering the standard modules as laid down by the SIA, our course is interwoven with our instructors vast operational and training experience, designed to ensure that each graduate will have a sound working understanding along with the skills and techniques required to hit the ground running on the Executive CP “Circuit.”

All successful graduates will then be loaded on to a central database, containing their performance report and CV which will be made available to prospective employers upon their request, and will be offered an interview with leading private security companies based in London.


Core Learning and Qualifications required for a Close Protection (SIA) Licence

Close Protection Specialist Modules

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


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 – 4 day course (HSE approved)

First Person on Scene (FPOS) Intermediate Award – 30 hours (Edexcel / IHCD, which is the more expansive and appropriate course we deliver as part of the Level 3 CP Course.

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Application Form for SIA/BTEC Level 3 CP

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(For Hostile Environment Close Protection course only)

Applicants must email us SCANNED COPIES of documentation proving current address and date of birth from the list below with this application. Please email to us one of the following:

  • Signed valid passport (any nationality)
  • Signed UK photo driving licence (both parts of the full or provisional licence are required)

If you don't have a passport then send us:

  • Original UK Birth Certificate (issued within 12 months of birth, but not a photocopy)
  • UK Adoption Certificate Identity Card (issued only by the UK Home Office)

Other Essential Documentation:

  • 1 x Passport Photograph

How to pay

A 10% deposit (with the students name as the payment reference) of the total course price or full payment is required with this application form, and any remaining balance must be received at least 14 DAYS prior to commencement of the course start date. If unforeseen circumstances require you to cancel your booking, you can transfer to another course that is scheduled and has vacancies. Deposits are not refundable.

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Perseus Risk Management, The West Wing, 1 Glass Wharf, Temple Quay, Bristol, BS2 0EL

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****All applicants for Perseus Risk Management Ltd's courses must be able to speak, read and write English fluently. This is to ensure that at no stage on the course a student misunderstands the instructions and guidance being delivered which could result in the student failing the course.****

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