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SIA Close Protection Top up Course

SIA Close Protection Top up Course

Over the course of 3 days this Level 2 Course for Close Protection Officers gives you the qualification to work within the industry in the UK through classroom learning and realistic outdoor scenarios, however in reality offers so much more.

This course is aimed at ex-Armed Force, Door Supervisors and Security Officers, as well as civilians wishing to enter the industry at the highest level.

This course will run from 9am until 5pm each day between the dates of

6th November 2024 until 8th November 2024

If you are booking onto our FREC 3 course this will run from 1st November until 5th November from 9am until 5:30pm.

Both courses will be held at Sighthill Bowling Club, Sighthill Loan, Edinburgh, EH11 4NT


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Course Content

Unit 1 – Principles of Terror Threat Awareness in the Private Security Industry (Distance learning)

Unit 2 – Principles of Working as a Door Supervisor for Close Protection Operatives in the Private Security Industry (Distance learning)

Unit 3 – Application of Physical Intervention Skills in the Private Security Industry

Unit 4 – Application of Physical Intervention Skills for Close Protection Operatives in the Private Security Industry

Entry Requirements

  • Learners must be able to communicate in English (oral and written) to a Level 1 standard.
  • Learners must be 18 or over to undertake this qualification and apply for the necessary SIA licence to work.
  • All candidates must understand that all test/ assessments can ONLY be taken in English therefore an understanding of Level 1 English must be insured.
  • Learners must hold a full level 3 First Aid at Work Award (or similar such as FREC3) before arriving for training.
  • ​Learners must also complete BOTH ACT Awareness, ACT Security eLearning and the CP-DS Workbook.

What to Bring:

  • You will need to provide us with 2 x good-quality, passport-style colour photograph (45mm x 35mm) (if not possible we can take digital photos)
  • Identification as per our SIA Documents page.
  • Writing implements. Notebook and pen – Whilst handouts are provided, self-written notes are always better for future reference.
  • Water bottle.


It is important to understand that there is physical training included in this course and there is a risk of injury. You will be required to sign a statement confirming that you are physically fit and do not carry any injury or condition that may put yourself or others at risk. Although, we have taken measures to reduce the risks, participants must understand that there is always a risk of injury when physical interventions are taught and practiced.

If you have any problems, please make it known to the course tutor as soon as possible, at the start of the course. If you do have any medical concerns, our instructors are first aid trained and all matters discussed will be kept in the strictest confidence. The instructors shall provide primary medical cover during any training periods for any accidents or emergencies and will co-ordinate movement with the emergency services if required.


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