Close Protection Operative (CPO)

Personal Protection (Close Protection) has been a necessary part of the business for a long time. The need to protect the company, its brand reputation, its people, its profits, and its financial secrets have always been the main objective. Every business or individual will be protected by protective security measures, with most measures being so normal that they are a simple part of our everyday lives. Building proper security training programs can be challenging. Professional training services optimizes performance, increases defensive effectiveness, and improves the capability to detect and mitigate threats. Our course focuses on Israeli Counter-Terror methods for people with no experience in the Private Security Industry.

The Close Protection Operative will teach you how to manage VIP security, organize a security team, and all the logistics of prevention. Protection work is very demanding and exhausting. For that reason, it is essential to have excellent preparation. To ensure you don't make mistakes in the future, our staff with different sectors will pass on their experience. The course covers the knowledge and skills required to operate in the private sector as a Close Protection Security Officer. Theoretical and practical assessments will be conducted to ensure you are trained to the highest standard as a discreet Close Protection Operative.

This training is for you if you are looking for a first-class training program for a protection specialist. The main course target is to provide the student with all the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to work as a Close Protection agent as soon as she/he completes our five-day intensive program. The course will use a minimum of classroom lectures with a maximum of realistic and practical field training exercises to fully understand close protection operations worldwide; The Course contains 5% lecture time in the classroom and 95% of the time live-fire combat emergency exercises.

The CPO Course includes the overall knowledge within "Business" and "Dignitary" areas of Close Protection officer, and its training program based on the proven training methods. This extensive training program will provide you with varied skills to operate in all threat environments as a highly trained protection specialist. The final training exercise will contain home self-defense in a real emergency.
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  • Principles of close Protection
  • Introduction to threat assessment and risk analysis
  • Protection formations
  • Hello Arrivals / Departures
  • Dress code and etiquette
  • Low profile security and tactics
  • Unarmed combat
  • Tactical Firearms (Live Fire)
  • Case studies
  • Shooting under stress
  • Elements of Close Protection Team
  • Cover and evacuation drills live fire
  • Advance work
  • Advance work; surveys, preparation, and planning – exercise
  • Team Leader; roles & responsibilities
  • Radio communications procedures
  • Motorcade procedures
  • Final training exercise: IN TOWN EXCERCISE – training in a realistic everyday situation
  • Briefing the Principal