Close protection officer course for applying official SIA accreditation to work as a certified CPO officer, held in Hakka Grounds -centre.

The course main target is to provide student with all the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to work as a Close Protection agent by completing our 12 day program. The course will include classroom lectures with realistic and practical field training exercises to provide a full understanding of close protection operations. The CPO Course includes the overall knowledge within ‘Business’ and ‘Dignitary’ areas of Close Protection. The Course is approved by AoFA and allows graduates to apply for the SIA license from Security Industry Authority. In order to apply for SIA license, there is a need to complete FPOS course as well. What is more, students receive Accredited Security Training Authority Qualification that is certificate: Close Protection Weapons and Tactics Competency. Course instructors are provided by European Security Academy.


  • Principles of close protection
  • Introduction to threat assessment and risk analysis
  • Protection formations
  • Hello Arrivals / Departures
  • Dress code and etiquette
  • Low profile security and tactics
  • Unarmed combat
  • Tactical Firearms
  • Case studies
  • Elements of Close Protection Team
  • Cover and evacuation drills
  • Advance work
  • Advance work; surveys, preparation and planning – exercise
  • Team Leader; roles & responsibilities
  • Radio communications procedures
  • Motorcade procedures
  • Final training exercise: REAL WORLD EXCERICSE – training in realistic every day situations
  • Briefing the Principal


METHODS: This course will be taught using theoretical and practical excercises. The lectures lectures will be conducted in the classroom, urban area and shooting range. The course will be given in Hakka Grounds -centre. The course will be provided only in English language.

GEAR: Casual clothing (no jeans), rain / weather gear and business clothing (slacks, jacket, tie and appropriate shoes), tactical cargo pants, tactical belt (sturdy) , sport shoes, sport uniform.

PRICE INCLUDES: Training, Training material, Safety equipment, Props, Manuals, Awarding body Registering, Level 3 Certificate For Working as a Close Protection Operative within the Private Security Industry, Firearms – Basic Level

ACCOMONDATION: Condo / hostel group rooms included in course price within Hakka Gorunds -centre. Breakfast included.

COURSE SCHEDULE: Start: 09:00 at centre cafe. Details here.


Date: 9.5.2018 -20.5.2018