Course Description

Xtreme Emergency Training  have now added this SIA-approved Level 3 course in Executive Close Protection in the city of Edinburgh, which will enable you with awareness and the specialist skills to enable you to operate safely and effectively in demanding and complex environments .

This course is aimed at service leavers, veterans and those already operating within the security industry. This course will provide a comprehensive package of skills, delivered in a diverse range of environments and in a number of fast moving, challenging and realistic scenarios.

You will learn a wide range of skills including interpersonal skills, threat assessments, surveillance, team work, conflict management, close quarter restraint techniques, IED awareness, communications and hostage awareness and survival training delivered by the most current experts in the field.

This intensive and demanding course allows you to access the skills and expertise we have acquired from decades of operational experience in UK Special Forces, RMP protection units and specialist intelligence services.

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What You’ll Learn

Conflict & Incident Management

Close Protection roles, Protocols and responsibilities

Close Protection foot and vehicle drills

Venue based security

Threat and Risk Assessments

Room and vehicle search techniques

Plan and leadership skills

Surveillance relevant to a Close Protection team

Mobile navigation and communications

Hostage Awareness and Survival

Contingency Planning


Close Quarter Combat (CQC)

Course Assessment

0 Practical Assessment
Multiple Choice Questionaire

Certificate Award

Externally accredited and certificated by Highfields Awarding Body for Compliance

Course Dates & Locations

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Suited Professions

  • Security Personnel
  • Ex Military Personnel
  • Anyone wishing to gain employment as a close protection office (CPO) in either hostile or non hostile environments


Candidates are required to communicate effectively using the English and/or Welsh Language and be at least 18 years old
Close Protection courses are held in Colinton, Edinburgh

The Cost for this course is £1250.00

There is no VAT to be added and we accept ELCAS credits (Learning Provider Number – 9000)

Bundle Options

CP + FPOS = £1600.00*

CP + FREC = £1745.00*

CP + FPOS + FREC = £1845.00*

*add an additional peadiatric qualification to your bundle for just £75 extra

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