CLOSE PROTECTION COURSE CONTENT
Our close protection course is a nineteen (19) day intensive programme. The training comprises both classroom (theory) and practical (live drills) and includes the four (4) SASSETA Unit Standards from the close protection syllabus.
This course is perfectly suited to those entering the close protection industry as well as for candidates who would like to work towards the CPO skills program.
R 31 000.00 per candidate, excluding accommodation
R 35 000.00 per candidate, including accommodation
Due to the high costs in running this course, we require full payment up front, not later than 3 weeks prior to the course commencing.
May 07 – May 25, 2018
August 13 – August 31, 2018
November 05 – November 23, 2018
Courses are subject to a minimum of 6 candidates booked and paid for.
- Age-Preferably between 20 and 40 years of age (exceptions may be condoned in consultation with D&K, provided all other requirements are met).
- A valid light motor Driver’s license (code 08)
- In good health and not suffering from a communicable disease.Preferably, a medical certificate declaring him/her fit for physical fitness training.
- A reasonable level of fitness,details as follows:
- Run 500 metres in less than 2.5 minutes.
- 35 push-ups, 35 sit-ups, 8 pull-ups and 35 free squats in no more than 60 seconds per exercise.
- 10x25 metre shuttle run in 90 seconds.
- Preferably in possession of a b Grade 12 (Matric), alternatively, be fully literate (reading and writing) in English
- Handle and Use of a Handgun for Private Use.
- No time constraints for the duration of the course
- 4 x Certified Copies of your ID or Passport.
- 1 x Certified copy of your driver's license.
- 1 x Certified copy of your firearm license (if you have one – not imperative)
- 1 x Certified copy of your highest qualification achieved.
For those candidates who require accommodation, we have our own available facilities at an additional cost of R4 000 for the 19-day course. Please note that the accommodation is on a roommate basis ie. 3 candidates per unit, sharing a bathroom.
NB: There is NO laundry service provided.
Unless otherwise arranged, candidates are to make their own way to the training centre each morning and return to the accommodation at the end of each day.
NB: There is no safe provided at the accommodation and, therefore, no valuable belongings should be left in the units, however, candidates are welcome to keep their valuables in the safe at the training academy. Candidates should not leave any items outside their units.
Our training academy provides a light breakfast and lunch to our candidates during the training programme. Candidates utilising our accommodation facilities are supplied with dinner except for Sundays. We also provide tea, coffee and juice during the course.
In the event that a candidate has special nutritional requirements, this needs to be communicated to us timeously in order for these needs to be accommodated.
Who Should Attend
Global Bodyguard Solutions Training Academy provides specialist training to those individuals who wish to pursue a career in the field of VIP protection. Our training programmes are designed to deliver the highest level of training to those with little or no previous training or experience, as well as to those CPO’s who have vast experience but are looking to advance their skills toolbox.
The training courses are presented in both a corporate conference facility as well as ‘in the field’ practical training.
Please note that as we are an accredited training academy dedicated to delivering the highest level of training, all our
candidates are required to attend the entire programme for that specific course. The training is both mentally
challenging and physically intensive and takes place from 08h00 to 17h30 week days, 09h00 to 14h00 on Saturday’s (this
is a guide line only and is subject to change) and Sunday’s are at leisure.
Candidates will be expected to complete special assignments and projects, often after hours. These assignments are
performed to give our facilitators/instructors a clear understanding of the candidate’s competency on various topics.
Live firearm handling and training does take place on our courses. South African candidates will be required to complete both the “Demonstrate Knowledge of Firearms Control Act”, SASSETA unit standard 117705 and “Handle and Use of a Handgun”, SASSETA unit standard 119649. All candidates who may have already completed the abovementioned unit standards must supply proof of such. If not, then you will be required to complete this part of the programme as well. The course cost does include 50 rounds of ammunition per candidate. Additional costs will apply for further ammunition supplied if a candidate does not achieve competency within the prescribed 50 rounds supplied.
Please note that you need your own vehicle in order to get to the training centre, practical training venues, advanced driving and firearm venue.
Courses are only considered booked once the candidate has paid the full amount of the course not later than 3 weeks
prior to commencement of the chosen course and has submitted the proof of payment as well as the completed
Courses are subject to a minimum of 6 candidates booked and paid for. Global Bodyguard Solutions Training Academy reserves the right to cancel any courses and, should this occur, deposits paid will be refunded with immediate effect.
You have a 7-day cooling off period, within which you can cancel with full refund.
After the 7-day cooling off period, this agreement is binding and you are fully responsible for all fees
If a candidate/company/institution pays the fees in advance, and then cancels, that candidate/company/institution will be refunded less a cancellation fee as well as any payments already made to service providers.