15 DAY CLOSE PROTECTION TRAINING
This 15 day course covers the minimum requirements in order for you to qualify for the SIA Close Protection Licence. It is part of The Vanquish 21 Day Close Protection Course but without the surveillance, bug sweeping and counter surveillance aspects of it.
Passing this course will grant you eligibility to work for Vanquish Security but not Vanquish Investigation Services or Vanquish Executive Travel (AKA Chauffeur.London). However, you can progress to these other aspects later on in your career should you decide to work for us.
The reason that this course exists is purely to provide operatives to both Vanquish® Security Services and Vanquish® Investigation Services which is exactly why there is an application process (please see below). Because those two companies only want the best operatives to represent them to their international client base, you must first fill in a brief application form, and respond to questions which will be asked by email and verbally over the telephone.
For each course, we turn down at least 60 people. This means that we are literally missing out on 60 (on average) times the amount that we charge for the course. Why? Because we aren't here to make money, we are here to provide operatives to the security company and the investigation company.
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The Vanquish® Close Protection course is the World's first "Application Only" Close Protection Training Course. The reason for this is because as of 6th August 2016, our sister company (Vanquish Security) will not recruit anyone unless they have successfully passed one of our courses.
The video below explains in a bit more detail.
Who Should Attend?
This course is suitable for anyone who would like to enter the security industry with additional qualifications that will make you stand out from the crowd.
All course attendees must;
be over 18 years old, fluent in English and have a reasonable level of physical fitness.
We now offer payment plans for the 12 Day Close Protection Course.
This enables course attendees to pay in instalments making it more affordable.
QUALIFICATIONS YOU WILL GAIN
FIRST AID AT WORK
LEVEL 3 SIA CLOSE PROTECTION
LEVEL 3 PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID
Roles and Responsibilities of the Close Protection Operative
Threat and Risk Assessment
Law and Legislation
Close Protection Teamwork and Briefing
Close Protection Foot Drills
Close Protection Journey Management
Avoiding Conflict and Reducing Personal Risk
Resolving and Learning from Conflict
Application of Communication Skills and Conflict Management for Security Guarding and Close Protection
Advance Driving Maneuvers
First Aid At Work
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q) Do I need a police or military background?
A) Not at all. Our courses are designed for those with and without military and police experience.
Q) What time does the course start and finish?
A) The start time is always 09:30 but the finish time varies every day but is usually around 17:30
Q) Can I get my SIA licence after this course?
A) Yes. This course is SIA approved.
Q) Does this course include firearms training?
A) No. There are a number of reasons why but they are best answered by this blog post that can be viewed at THIS LINK
WHY TRAIN WITH US?
JOIN AN INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED COMPANY
GAIN NATIONALLY & INTERNATIONALLY
PAYMENT PLANS AVAILABLE
RECEIVE LIFETIME 20% DISCOUNT ON OTHER VANQUISH COURSES
RECEIVE YOUR FIRST PIECE OF CP KIT AS A GIFT FROM US
VANQUISH SECURITY ONLY RECRUIT FROM THESE COURSES
WINNERS AT THE 2015 BEST BUSINESS AWARDS
TESTIMONIALS & OTHER MEDIA
Counter & Anti Surveillance
Because most attacks are planned in advance, it is important that any bodyguard has the ability to establish whether they and/ or their principle are being followed.
This 3 Day Course is a fine example of the way that Vanquish Security & Investigation Consultants operate. It became a course in it's own right due to the high demands of course attendees from the 5 Day Advanced Surveillance Course asking to learn more about Counter & Anti Surveillance as, according to most, it was the most interesting aspect of the course.
This course involves a great combination of theory & practical with the final assessment involving a real life scenario using actors and covert communications.
The 5 Day Advanced Surveillance Course was initially written to train current security staff of Vanquish Security to enable them to conduct covert surveillance ops to the high standards set out by the company.
Word spread quickly and before we knew it, Vanquish had set up a special training division, later to become Vanquish Training Academy, to take on all applicants who wanted to attend the highly demanding course.
Michael Chandler who wrote the course, later went on to publish The Real Guide to Surveillance which sells to aspiring security & surveillance operatives World Wide.
Although Michael has stepped down as course instructor, people still come from all over the globe to attend.
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Also written by Michael Chandler, this course was set up to train operatives on an international scale, the art of Bug Sweeping also known as, Technical Surveillance Counter Measures or TSCM.
TSCM is a skill set that not all Bodyguards can boast but is a very useful one to have. Most attacks are planned and therefore, a principle is very likely to be monitored in one way or another which is why electronic monitoring or Technical Surveillance, should be something that a modern day bodyguard is able to detect.
This is a 2 day course which is becoming very popular and is incorporated into the 21 Day Vanquish Close Protection Course.