HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT CLOSE PROTECTION OPERATOR

This 24 day Level 4 Hostile Environment Close Protection Operatives program is an extension of the SIA required standard 12 day course.

The course is aimed at those wishing to advance themselves with this specialized niche within the security industry, those wishing to gain employment in HR zones, those working the executive circuit wishing to broaden their skillset and be capable of ofering guidance and advice to their clients when travelling to High Risk locations on an ad hoc basis.

This course is perfect for those wishing to work in hostile environments and will prepare candidates and advance their knowledge in preparation for a PSD/PMC role.

PSC´s generally run their own “in theatre or pre deployment” induction packages.

This is the perfect course to learn both Low Profile and High Profile skills and drills expected of you in Hostile Environment, therefore giving you a competitive edge when it comes to pre-deployment selection in country.

The individual modules that this Level 4 HECPO program contains are:

  •    Level 3 Close Protection (Required for SIA)
  •    Level 3 First Person on Scene Intermediate
  •    Level 2 Dual Platform firearms competency PMC
  •    Level 1 Secure Driving


For those who already have the Level 3 SIA linked qualification, the other modules of this program can be taken seperately and paid for as individual units.

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This course is open to everyone, however the reality is that an individual with no services background is highly unlikey to gain employment in Hostile Environments.

Training Location


IST Academy Close Protection program is held in the picturesque town of Llança on Spains Costa Brava.

Set where the Mediterranean meets the Pyrenees, Llanca is situated 15KM from the French border and 150 KM from Barcelona.

Considered to be one of the most beautiful and upspoilt regions of Spain, this is a perfect location for our program, with fantastic amenities close by but little distraction.

Our Firearms Partner in Slovakia is located a short distance from the capital, Bratislava.

What is included?

for €3350


  • Return Flights  
  • Transfers to Location
  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • Insurance
  • Exam/Certification Fees


Flights from European cities serving Barcelona or Girona airports,

(Home city -BCN, BCN-SK, SK-Home City)

Breakfast is self service,

lunch is a selection of subway style wraps and rolls

dinner is pasta, rice and potato dishes with veg and various meats.

vegetarians and Halal catered for

Topics Covered

  • LEVEL 3 Close Protection Program
  • Level 3 FPOS-I Program


Firearms Contains:

- Advanced weapon skills

- Convoy – EMBUS / DEBUS

- Force-on-force attack drills

- Attack recognition

- Weapon familiarization

- High risk foot formations

- High risk secure advance

- Radio procedures

- Hostile Surveillance Awareness

- High risk urban movements

- Anti-terrorism awareness

- PSD team SOP's on attack

- Attack simulation on foot    formations

- Attack simulation on foot and  vehicle formations.

Program Details


Duration: 24 Days

Delivery: Lecture and Practical

Class size: 5-10

Prerequisites: None

Accreditation:

  • Level 3 Award in Close Protection
  • FPOS-I Level 3 Award
  • Secure Driving Level 1 Award
  • Weapons Competency Diploma
  • HECPO Level 4 Award

Suggested Kit:

  • Casual clothing
  • rainproof
  • dress suit, cargo pants
  • running shoes
  • sports clothing
  • groin protection
  • gum shiel
  • laptop

For firearms Module.

  • Sturdy belt
  • Jacket
  • Good boots
  • Baseball cap

2020 Schedule

The fee for our HECPOProgram is €3350.

This includes;

  • Return transport within Europe
  • Transfers from/to airport in Spain and Slovakia
  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • All exam and certification fees
  • Insurance
  • Ammunition
  • Weapon Hire
  • Protective Equipment


It does NOT include the SIA licence fee of 210 GBP. This has to be paid directly by the applicant, to the SIA.


A €300 deposit is required to reserve places.

To reserve your place, simply click on the program date of your choice

This will bring you through to our bookings page where you can pay the €300 deposit required to guarantee your place on your chosen program.

Alternatively, if you do not wish to pay online, please contact us directly for alternative methods

January 18- February 9th
March 7- March 30
June 20 - July 13
July 4 - July 27
September 19 - October 10
November 14 - Dec 7

Our Programs

CPO

SIA Compliant

Close Protection



Upon completion of our close protection program, the candidate will be eligible to apply for both the British SIA Close Protection licence as well as the French equivalant, The CNAPS.

The course will use a balance of classroom based lectures with a maximum emphasis placed on realistic practical exercises performed in the field in order to provide the candidate with a comprehensive understanding of close protection operations globally

HECPO

Hostile Environment Close Protection



The course is aimed at those wishing to advance themselves with this specialized niche within the security industry, those wishing to gain employment in HR zones, those working the executive circuit wishing to broaden their skillset and be capable of offering guidance and advice to their clients when travelling to High Risk locations on an ad hoc basis.

This course is perfect for those wishing to work in hostile environments and will prepare candidates and advance their knowledge in preparation for a PSD/PMC role.

Medical

FPOS-I




The Purpose  of the First Person on Scene (FPOS) qualifications is to provide immediate life support to the patient pending the arrival of definitive pre-Hospital care.

Clinical endorsement for the FPOS qualifications is by the Royal College of Surgeons Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care (Edinburgh). he qualifications and any additional units are valid for a period of 3 years. Periodic re-training and assessment for both the practical skills and supporting knowledge will therefore be required.

Live Fire

Pistol/Carbine



IST Academy offer three different options when it comes to Tactical Firearms Training.

From the absolute beginner to the seasoned professional requiring tactical training to prevent skill fade or gain a firearms competency certificate for their current employment.

All of our live fire options are held at our facility in Slovakia...