Close Protection Course + FPOS-I + Close Quarter Defence

BY: Specialised Security Solutions and Training L

Qualification: B-tec level 3 close protection/Fposi/CQD


The BTEC Level 3 in Close Protection

The course is available to both male and female candidates and all levels of experience. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive the highly respected Certificate in Protective Security. The course is accredited by EDEXCEL and will enable candidates to apply for the SIA Close Protection front line licence. The course is part of the National Qualifications Framework and is set at Level 3.

All topics are covered with a mixed variety of classroom based, external, on the ground reality based scenarios, and additional out of hours individual tasking. The culmination of this knowledge is drawn together on the final live exercise. The course hours are long and necessary to achieve accreditation.

 Topics covered:

  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Close Protection Operative.

  • Threat and Risk Assessment.

  • Surveillance Awareness.

  • Operational Planning.

  • Law and Legislation.

  • Interpersonal Skills.

  • Close Protection Teamwork and Briefing.

  • Reconnaissance.

  • Close Protection Foot Drills.

  • Route Selection.

  • Search Procedures.

  • Incident management.

  • Venue Security.


Our CQD courses are designed to equip anyone for close quarter defence; whether in the Forces/Police or Security Industry. Self defence for the civilian is the means to repel an attacker with "only with force which is deemed necessary". On the other side of the spectrum is military close quarter combat, the ability to cause extensive amounts of damage in the shortest possible time. This CQD training course has been designed by our Chief instructor and is indeed our own unique system. It covers the basics in attack and defence techniques regardless of whatever enemy you are facing. You will be armed with a variety of skills to combat an enemy who is unarmed or armed with an edged weapon, pistol, and rifle.



Some of the subjects covered will include an introduction to our own Unique System which is the foundation block for the intermediate, advanced and instructor packages.

  • Law and Legislation

  • Combatives (lecture and presentation)

  • Effective Defensive Strategies and Techniques

  • Effective Striking

  • Pressure Point Training

  • Joint Manipulation

  • Control and Restraint

  • Unarmed Close Quarter Combat

  • Close Quarter Combat in Adverse Situations (Enclosed Spaces)

  • Weapon Retention and Disarming

All our self defence courses are recognised and certified by the BCA and our Chief Instructor.



The First Person on Scene Intermediate Course is designed to take the First Aider on to the next skill level giving you more confidence when dealing with any trauma emergency . Students will be taught the skills associated with rapid assessment, stabilisation and transferring trauma emergencies . This is an EDEXCEL Certified course that covers 5 days.


Topics will cover

  • Airway Stabilisation

  • Basic Life Support

  • Oxygenation

  • Defibrillation

  • Circulatory Support

  • Immobilisation

  • Wound Care

  • Scene Safety

  • Danger to Yourself & Others

  • Safety to the Patient

  • Environmental

  • Contributory Factors

  • Triage

  • Specialist Help & Assistance


This course is a 19 day course where you will cover all objectives and will claim 3 certificatesÂ

Btec Level 3 Edexcel working as a Close Protection OperativeÂ

Btec Level 2 Edexcel First Person On Scene Intermediate

CQD Basic The British Combat AssociationÂ





Location: South West

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