CLOSE PROTECTION TOP UP COURSE (Level 2)
(New SIA approved specification October 22)
If you hold a close protection licence, from 1 October 2022 you need to take the close protection top-up training to renew your close protection licence.
The TOP UP qualification is comprised of four of the units taken from the new Close Protection
Qualification which was introduced in April 2022, they are:
- Principles of Terror Threat Awareness in the Private Security Industry
- Principles of Working as a Door Supervisor for Close Protection Operatives in the Private Security Industry
- Application of Physical Intervention Skills for Close Protection Operatives in the Private Security Industry
- Application of Physical Intervention Skills in the Private Security Industry
All units are mandatory.
How is the Top Up qualification assessed?
The Top Up qualification includes a combination of knowledge and practical assessments as well as multi choice exams for each of the 4 modules.
Students are also required to update their first aid qualification prior to taking the Top Up training.
3rg are able to provide a First Aid & Top Up package.
Duration – 5 days
Four reasons to choose 3rg’s CP course:
3rg Instructors & Staff – We have the essential knowledge to deliver!
Up to date CP program, meeting SIA approval.
High pass rate + Post-course support
Recognition of prior learning – We understand some students may already have the required experience
3rg Instructors & Staff
At our purpose built training facility based on the south coast in Poole, the 3rg team deliver a course at the very forefront of Close Protection Training, providing attendees a unique opportunity to develop core competencies and gain invaluable first-hand experience of operating in this area of the private security sector.
Ray Q (Chief Instructor) – With 25 years’ Close Protection experience, Ray is a former UKSF (SBS) operator conducting Close Protection for Members of Parliament, Ambassadors and Government personnel. Within the commercial sector his array of experience includes – High Net Worth’s, Media, Celebrities, Sporting Teams & Executives. This deep knowledge base and professional skills ensures delegates receive the very best information and advice at all times as part of their training.
Mo Abley (Chief Medical Instructor) – Mo is an experienced, highly trained Paramedic who holds the SIA Close Protection qualification. Mo served as a medic within the Armed Forces (5 Airbourne Brigade) which has enabled him to gain extensive medical knowledge during operational tours. Mo has also held an operational role within police close protection teams as a Paramedic, providing services to the Royal family.
Dayna M (Office Manager / Assessor) – Dayna holds IQA Level 4, as well as the CP qualification which is essential to her role. Dayna is the initial point of contact for students pre-course, on-course and post course enquiries. Her responsibilities include – Course updates, SIA licensing (applying and renewing). Dayna also serves as one of 3rgs Surveillance & Investigation operators, having previously served as an investigator for the DVLA.
Note: Candidates who do not already have a formal medical qualification will be required to take the First Response Emergency Care (FREC) course, which can be added to the Close Protection course at an additional charge.
Upcoming 2024 Course dates:
8th-11th January 2024
29th January-1st February 2024
4th-7th March 2024
22nd-25th April 2024
13th-16th May 2024
10th-13th June 2024
8th-11th July 2024
- SIA RECOGNISEDCP-TP
- CP TOP UP
- PHYSICAL INTERVENTION
- TERROR THREAT AWARENESS