About the qualification
Qualification Number: 610/0738/9
Level 3 Certificate for Close Protection Operatives in the Private Security Industry
Operational Start Date: 1st April 2022
Total Qualification Time: 235 hours
Guided Learning: 194 hours
The main objective of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding to work as a Close Protection Operative. Successful completion of this qualification enables learners to apply for an SIA licence to work as a Close Protection Operative in the Private Security Industry. As part of licence integration, this qualification will also allow the holder to apply for a licence as a Door Supervisor or Security Officer.
This qualification has been developed to meet the training and licensing requirements of the SIA who regulate the sector under the terms of the Private Security Industry Act 2001.
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