Close Quarter Battle (CQB) Training

Are you seeking a Close Quarter Battle (CQB) training program specifically designed for protection specialists? Look no further. In collaboration with the renowned Israeli Tactical School, International Protection Services offers a comprehensive range of Close Quarter Battle (CQB) training.

Our Close Quarters Battle Tactical Entries in a Hostile Environment course is meticulously crafted around proven principles and tactics employed by Tactical Operators, Narcotic Officers, and First Responders. The curriculum places a strong emphasis on initiative-based free flow techniques that enhance the operator's decisiveness and maneuverability in high-pressure scenarios.

Close Quarters Battle entails engaging in combat inside a structure, whether for the rescue of a client or executing a raid. Key topics covered in the course include raid planning, route planning, reconnaissance, asset management, team movement in both rural and urban settings, multiple breaches, signals, security, support, elements of an assault, and casualty collection.

Our training program develops proficient "problem solvers" by employing techniques that have been proven in hostile situations. Moreover, it dispels common misconceptions associated with close-quarters battle, equipping participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in these challenging scenarios.

Join us and experience an unparalleled training program that immerses you in the art of Close Quarter Battle. Learn from industry-leading instructors and gain invaluable insights that will elevate your performance and effectiveness as a protection specialist.

  • Close Quarter Battle CQB Basic Close Quarter Battle CQB Advanced Module The Netherlands (2 days)
  • Close Quarter Battle CQB Advanced (5 days Poland)
  • Quarter Battle Vehicle Close (VCQB)
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Close Quarter Battle CQB Basic

Our course caters to both beginners and experienced individuals in the security industry, ensuring that all participants can benefit from the training. The majority of the course is dedicated to hands-on, live-fire exercises focused on urban room-clearing CQB and vehicle ambush, evacuation, and extraction scenarios.

During the training, you will be introduced to the same building block skills taught to Tier 1 Operators in their CQB training. Emphasis is placed on mastering the fundamentals and developing a solid understanding of tactical principles, laying a strong foundation for more advanced training.

For the sake of time efficiency and safety, this course primarily focuses on rifle-only instruction. By the end of the course, you will have gained a comprehensive understanding of CQB principles and the individual tasks involved in clearing rooms. This training serves as the fundamental level necessary for progression to advanced CQB techniques, Home Defense strategies, Active Shooter response, and other specialized training programs.

Join us to acquire the essential knowledge and skills to excel in close-quarter battle situations. Our course provides a solid framework for advancing your capabilities and preparing you for real-world scenarios in the field of security.

Topics Close Quarter Battle CQB Advanced Module The Netherlands (2 days)

  • CQB Fundamentals and Principles
  • Shooting while moving Forward and Laterally
  • Tactical Order of Engagement
  • 2 Man room Entry
  • Basic Clearance Procedures


For this training, it is required that participants provide a valid Certificate of Conduct (Verklaring Omtrent het Gedrag, VOG) or an equivalent document.

Netherlands, 2 days, €699.00 (Airsoft Rifle) Students must possess a NABV Pass and own a rifle. Lunch will be provided.


The course requires payment of deposit no later than 30 days before the course.


This course requires earlier training and experience in the subject. Candidate should complete the Combined Firearms or PMC course before attending this course.

We accept active or former Law Enforcement or Military personnel to attend this training. We will accept current MSO or PMC operatives. Applicants need to present a valid criminal record check or its equivalent.

Poland all-inclusive price €2.000,00


The course requires an amount of deposit no later than 30 days before the course.
All prices are exclusive of the vat with a reservation for mistakes and changes.

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Close Quarter Battle CQB Advanced (5 days Poland)

Our five-day Close Quarter Battle course is specifically designed for operators or units seeking to acquire combat-proven techniques for aggressively and safely clearing houses or structures. This intensive training program is not your typical introductory class, as we skip the basics and expect participants to hit the ground running.

The week-long course comprises two days of advanced shooting drills, including a "stress shoot" to ensure that all operators can confidently engage in live fire within closed structures or any CQB environment. Following this, participants will engage in two days of live-fire training runs in our state-of-the-art shoot house, followed by one day of force-on-force simulation drills.

The course will be instructed by former military personnel with extensive expertise in close-quarter battles. Throughout the challenging week of training, participants will be required to wear helmets, body armor, or "full kits" for the majority of the drills, ensuring a realistic and immersive experience.

Join us for an unparalleled opportunity to learn from seasoned professionals and master the art of Close Quarter Battle. This rigorous training program will equip you with the necessary skills and mindset to effectively navigate high-stress, close-quarters scenarios. Be prepared to push your limits and emerge as a highly capable operator in the field of close-quarter battle.

Topics Close Quarter Battle CQB Advanced Module Poland (5 days)

  • Areas of responsibility
  • Points of domination
  • Sectors of fire
  • Command and control
  • Shooting on the move
  • Target discrimination
  • Hallway clears
  • Stairwells
  • Deliberate and rolling assaults
  • FX Simunition – scenario drills

What does it include:

  • Transportation from the airport (pick up and drop off)
  • Accommodation
  • Ammunitions and weapon
  • Food (3x per day and snacks)
  • Private shooting range
  • Internationally recognized certificate

Quarter Battle Vehicle Close (VCQB)

International Executive Security Academy (IESA) proudly offers comprehensive Vehicle Close Quarter Battle (VCQB) Courses designed to provide protection specialists with specialized training in Protection & Counter-Terror methods. Our mission is to deliver high-quality, efficient, and practical training that ensures a high return on investment for our participants.

This unique course focuses on the critical skills required for engaging in combat inside and around vehicles. Drawing from the real-world experiences of our instructors, students will learn essential techniques such as combat shooting from a vehicle, adopting proper stances, car evacuation tactics, effective use of cover, counter-ambush strategies, and engaging adversaries within a vehicle. The course places a strong emphasis on practical application, allowing participants to test and refine their skills through dynamic Force-On-Force Scenarios.

At IESA, we are dedicated to delivering exceptional training that prepares protection specialists for the challenges they may face in real-world scenarios. We prioritize providing a high return on investment for our participants by ensuring that our training is of the highest quality, efficient in its delivery, and directly applicable to their professional roles.

Join us at IESA and enhance your skill set with our world-class Vehicle Close Quarter Battle (VCQB) Courses. Gain the knowledge and practical expertise needed to excel in protection and counter-terror operations, and experience the value of high-quality, efficient, and practical training firsthand.


  • Pistol (Glock 17)
  • Rifle (AR15-AK platform)
  • Shotgun
  • Simunition FX

Skill prerequisites

  • Adequate weapon handling skills

Required gear

  • Tactical Belt
  • Clothing appropriate for climate and conditions
  • Shooting glasses
  • Shooting ear protection like earmuffs, earplugs
  • Course prices include accommodation and food for complete training

What does it include

  • Transportation from the airport (pick up and drop off)
  • Accommodation
  • Ammunitions and weapon
  • Food (3x per day and snacks)
  • Private shooting range -Private theory locally
  • Fitnesscentrum
  • Internationally recognized certificate


The course requires an amount of deposit no later than 30 days before the course.