Close Protection Training

The Close Protection Training Course is a 28 day intensive training program for the person who is in the field of protecting VIP’s and Executives in the Military, Police or Corporate Environments.


The course is accredited with SASSETA (local), PSIRA (local), City and Guilds (International).

New SASSETA Unit Standards

  • Provide Static Protection to Designated Persons U/S 244317;
  • Provide Close Protection to Designated Persons whilst in Transit U/S 244319;
  • Provide Pedestrian Escort to Designated Persons within a Close Protection Environment U/S 244327;
  • Compile a Threat and Risk Assessment for a Close Protection Operation U/S 244330;
  • Provide Close Protection to a Designated Person whilst Embus and Debus U/S 244334;

City and Guilds (International Qualification)

  • City and Guilds Practical and Theoretical Exam
  • Level 3 Certificate in Close Protection

Close Protection Training Course Content

The course includes theoretical lectures with practical and realistic, experience driven exercises.

  • Advanced Driver Training (see Advanced Driver Training for details of course content)
  • First Aid Medical Level 3:
    • Principles of emergency care
    • Safety and emergency care management
    • The emergency care provider and the law
    • Cardio pulmonary resuscitation
    • Foreign body airway obstruction
    • Primarily and secondary assessments
    • Glasgow coma scale
    • Blood pressure/ shock/ unconsciousness/ epilepsy
    • Wounds and bleeding/ fractures/ burns
    • Head, spinal and chest injuries
    • Abdominal and pelvic injuries/ muscuskeletal injuries
    • Medical emergencies/ environmental injuries
    • Water and diving related injuries
    • Poisoning/ bites and stings
    • Multiple patient incidents
    • Emergency childbirth
Security Training

Security Training from Experienced TSU Instructors

Refresher Training Courses

Close Protection Training Course Content (continued)

  • Firearm Competency (SASSETA unit standards):
    • Handgun - Law U/S117705
    • Handgun - Handle and Use U/S 119649
    • Handgun - Handle and Use for Business Purposes U/S 123515
  • Physical Fitness and Unarmed Combat:
    • Cardio-vascular fitness
    • Speed , strength and endurance
    • Knife Fighting
    • Movement and punches
    • Restraining techniques

Cost for the Close Protection Training Course

Option 1: R 54 947 (excl. 14% VAT) - Includes:

  • Vehicles and fuel
  • Training material and certificates
  • Range and track fees
  • Firearms and ammunition
  • Equipment and resources
  • City and Guilds international qualification

Option 2: R 67 547 (excl. 14% VAT) - Includes:

  • All of the above mentioned
  • Meals and accommodation

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Course Dates

  • 2 Nov – 28 Nov 2015

Contact Details

Chris Beukes
Tel: + 27 12 653 8955
Fax: + 27 86 609 0614
South Africa Police Accredited by SASSETA SAQA recognised     Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority of South Africa City and Guilds
Accredited by South African Police to conduct Competency Training and Testing in the use of handguns, shotgun, rifle and carbine. SAQA accredited training:
* Use of Handgun
* Use of Shotgun
* Use of Rifle
* Use of Carbine
SAQA accreditations:
* ETDP Assessor
* SASSETA Assessor
* SASSETA Education & Training Service Provider
PSIRA Number: (Private Security Regulation Authority of South Africa)
* 1052243
Accredited by City & Guilds, the benchmark for skills development