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Course Content

Course Content

Upon successful completion of the Hawki Close Protection Course you will be awarded both a City & Guilds Level 3 certificate in Close Protection and an Edexcel certificate in First Person On Scene (Intermediate) allowing you to gain an SIA licence.

The course will take place at our 1900 acre training facility an hour from London.

On the course you will cover all core learning and qualifications required for a close protection licence:

Close Protection Specialist Module

Session 1 - Roles and Responsibilities of the Close Protection Operative
Session 2 - Threat and Risk Assessment
Session 3 - Surveillance Awareness
Session 4 - Operational Planning
Session 5 - Law and Legislation
Session 6 - Interpersonal Skills
Session 7 - Close Protection Teamwork and Briefing
Session 8 - Conduct Reconnaissance
Session 9 - Close Protection Foot Drills
Session 10 - Route Selection
Session 11 - Close Protection Journey Management
Session 12 - Search Procedures
Session 13 - Incident Management
Session 14 - Venue Security

Conflict Management Module

Session 1 - Avoiding Conflict and Reducing Personal Risk
Session 2 - Defusing Conflict
Session 3 - Resolving and Learning from Conflict
Session 4 - Application of Communication Skills and Conflict Management for Security Guarding and Close Protection.


First Aid Training

When applying for your licence, the SIA requires you to produce evidence that you have attained a valid recognised first aid award. You will be trained in the four day First Person on Scene (Intermediate) syllabus and awarded with a first aid qualification.

Asset Protection Personnel Protection Training CP Course

Standards and Accreditations

City & Guilds accreditation
Edexcel training provider for approved courses
RoSPA approved driver training course and centre
First Aid Awards (FAA) approved centre
Health & Safety Executive (HSE) approved training provider
International Code of Conduct (ICoC) signatory
Approved learning provider for the Ministry of Defence (MOD) Enhanced Learning Credits scheme; Hawki number 4504
Career Transition Partnership (CTP) Ministry of Defence (MOD) preferred supplier