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Auth Body Image BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Close Protection (SIA)

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Alpha are able run this course under both Pearson (BTEC) and HABC Accreditations.

The Level 3 Certificate in Working as a Close Protection Operative within the Private Security Industry (QCF) was redesigned as of January 2015, making it the qualification of choice for those entering the CP industry. Delivered by industry expert Alex Scattergood, who holds an exemplary amount of experience working as a CP Operative, both in the UK and overseas; delegates will be trained and tested to on a host of practical and classroom based tasks.


• Conflict Management • Roles & Responsibilities • Relevant Legislation • Communications • Interpersonal Skills • Surveillance (inc. anti & counter) • Risk Assessments • Threat Management • Search Procedures • Journey Planning & Management • Resource Management • Reconnaissance • Problem Solving • Incident Management • Establishing & Maintaining Secure Areas • Venue Security • Profiling • Countermeasures


As one of the most advanced SIA linked qualifications on offer, successful candidates will be in a position to apply for SIA Licences to enable them to work in a wide variety of fields within the CP and Security Industry, from Close Protection Environments to Door Supervision. The qualification is particularly relevant to ex, and serving Armed Forces personnel who’s experience, coupled with this qualification, will open a host of career transition opportunities, especially when linked to our FPOSi and MiRA medical qualifications.


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Minimum Loan Value (12 month product) £250 (this is the total value less deposit)

Minimum Loan Value (24 & 36 month product) £450 (this is the total value less deposit)

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£1914 inc. VAT

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