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QNUK Level 3 Certificate for Close Protection Operatives in the Private Security Industry (RQF)

£2 495.00
QNUK Level 3 Certificate for Close Protection Operatives in the Private Security Industry (RQF)
Product Details

Qualification number: 610/0725/0

Guided learning hours: 140+ hours

This is a necessary and comprehensive qualification designed for those aspiring to become professional close protection operatives on a global stage. This course equips learners with the critical skills and knowledge needed to provide high-level security services to clients across various international environments, ensuring their safety and security.

Course Objectives:

  • To impart a thorough understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a close protection operative in an international context.
  • To develop advanced skills in threat assessment, risk management, and operational planning tailored to international scenarios.
  • To train students in practical close protection techniques, including surveillance, conflict management, and defensive tactics applicable globally.
  • To enhance situational awareness and decision-making abilities in diverse, high-pressure international environments.
  • To prepare learners for successful careers in the international private security industry with a recognized and respected certification.


Students will be assessed through a combination of practical exercises, written assignments, and scenario-based evaluations, ensuring they can demonstrate their competence and readiness to operate as close protection professionals internationally.

Duration and Delivery:

The course is delivered over two weeks, combining classroom instruction with practical training sessions, designed to encompass all the necessary skills to be a personal protection specialist.

Those wishing to obtain the new SIA Licence will also need to complete the following additional modules.

  • Principles of Terror Threat Awareness in the Private Security Industry (Pre-Course)
  • Principles of Working as a Door Supervisor for Close Protection Operatives in the Private Security Industry (Pre-Course)
  • Application of Physical Intervention Skills for Door Supervisors and Close Protection Operatives the Private Security Industry (Additional 3 days).

Eligibility Criteria:

📌Literacy and Communication Skills: The ability to effectively communicate and understand or express thoughts and ideas, both verbally and in writing, within specific contexts.

📌English Proficiency: Training and assessments are conducted in English, and your fluency will need to be verified by the training centre.

📌 ACT Security E-Learning and ACT Awareness Certificates: These two certificates must be presented on the first day of the course.

📌First Aid Certificate: You must have a valid Level 3 First Aid certificate that meets HSE Regulations 1981 and has more than 12 months to expiration.

💡If your First Aid certification is due to expire in less than 12 months, consider our QNUK L3 First Responder (RQF) upskill option for an additional £295. This preparatory course is conducted in the three days leading up to the CP Top Up modules💡

This comprehensive course is designed to fully prepare Close Protection Operatives for a wide range of duties, extending beyond escort and residential security.

Course Features:

💡 Intensive Training: Covering essential to advanced life-saving techniques.

💡 Practical Simulations: Hands-on exercises to prepare you for any situation.

💡 Expert Instruction: Guidance from seasoned experts in security and medical fields.

💡 Networking: Opportunities to connect with peers in the security profession.

Travel & Accommodation!

🚗 Travel by Car: make your way to 166B Townsend Lane, L9 13DN (plenty of free street parking)

🚂 Travel by Train: make your way to Liverpool Lime Street station and catch a bus or taxi to 166B Townsend Lane, L9 13DN (3 miles)

🏨Affordable lodging can be sourced through Just enter Clubmoor as your destination.

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