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Close Protection Training Course - Taylor Made Securities Ltd

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​Taylor Made Securities Ltd is one of the leading names in the Specialist Security Industry. Established in 2015, we have constantly achieved Accreditation within Close Protection Training and Operations. Over the last six years we have evolved into a respected name that is highly regarded across London and the United Kingdom.


The Name ‘Taylor Made’ is synonymous with this Industry and with quality and integrity. You can be assured that our Close Protection Training Course will deliver to you what you need to work within this demanding business.

You Need a License To Work In The Close Protection Business

If you are wishing to work in Close Protection within the UK (and some British Contracts within other Countries) you will require a licence as it is against the law to work without one. The Security Industry Authority (SIA) sets the standards and regulates the British Security Industry making this Industry licensable and lawful. Taylor Made Securities Ltd are certified to British Standards 8507-1 proving our commitment and excellence within the Close Protection Industry.

How Do I Obtain An SIA Close Protection License?


​If you are wishing to pursue a career in the Close Protection Industry you will need to undertake an approved training course that is a minimum of 140 hours in duration. This ensures that you can apply for a Close Protection front Line license. We are approved by the awarding body Highfields and we are vigilant in verifying that we maintain and deliver the high standards that you would expect to work in this demanding and elite industry.

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Course Information

Close Protection Training Course - Taylor Made Securities Ltd

How Long Is The Course?

Our course is intensive and in excess of the 140 guided learning hours required. It takes place over a continuous 15 day period (18 days including First Aid Response). We generally hold a course once a month and it is a combination of classroom work and practical exercises. All course work is completed at our training facility with practical exercises conducted on the estate grounds and within the local surrounding area.

What Will You Achieve? 

When you pass the Taylor Made Securities Close Protection training course you will have achieved the standard to apply for a Close Protection Front Line license with the SIA. You will receive a certificate and level 3 RQF qualification in Close Protection from our awarding body Highfields.  You will also achieve 14 accredited points which can go toward the foundation degree in security management. Additional to your Close Protection qualification, you will also achieve certification in Evasive Driving and Live Firearms.

Course Requirements

In order for you to enrol on our course you must be at least 18 years of age. You must have a clean criminal record and be able to communicate effectively in both spoken and written English. Because of the nature of the course, your health and fitness must be of an adequate level. Upon entering your application form, you must also be able to provide proof of identity and address. A valid passport is required to participate in the Firearms module of the course.

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Close Protection Course Syllabus 

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What Does Our Close Protection Course Cover?

The approved Taylor Made Securities Close Protection training course will teach you the following skills:

- Roles and responsibilities of the Close Protection Operative -

- Threat and Risk Assessments -

- Surveillance Awareness -

- Operational Planning -

- Law and Legislation -

- Interpersonal Skills -

- Close Protection Team Work -

- Reconnaissance -

- Close Protection Foot Techniques -

- Route Selection -

- Use of Close Protection Vehicle Techniques -

- Embus and Debus Techniques -

- Search Awareness -

- Incidents And Dilemmas -

- Venue Based Security -

- Continual Professional Development -

- Communication and Conflict Management Skills -

Our course is intensive and above industry standard. Our course meets the full SIA licensing criteria and we can be found on their website here.

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Additional Training Modules

Close Protection Training Course - Taylor Made Securities Ltd

Available in our Close Protection courses are four additional training modules, essential for students entering the specialist security industry.

These additional training modules teach students valuable extra skills and the knowledge required to work within this demanding business. Upholding these extra qualifications and skills will also help students to stand out when applying for work in the future.



Additional Training Included In Our Courses Above Industry Standard

- Close Quarter Combat -

- Close Protection Evasive Driving -

Additional Training Available On Our Courses Above Industry Standard

- Live Firearms Training (Poland) - 

- L3 First Aid Response - 

Further information on these additional training modules can be found on our training page.


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Training And Accommodation Facilities 
Close Protection Training Course - Taylor Made Securities Ltd

Training Facilities

Our Close Protection training is conducted at our private training facilities situated in Rutland. Set on private grounds, our training facilities are secluded from the public. With stunning views and imposing buildings, this tranquil setting is the perfect place to study and develop new skills to earn your qualification as a level 3 Close Protection Operative. 

Self Catering Accommodation 

For students wishing to stay with us for the duration of their training course, we have excellent 4 star accommodation available on site at our training facilities. All of our apartments come with a fully fitted kitchen, living room, bathroom and bedroom. Our accommodation facilities are self catering with onsite parking and Wi-Fi provided complimentary.

Location And Local Amenities 

Our training facilities are located 2 ½ hours from London, 2 ½ hours from Manchester and 1 ½ hours from Birmingham, There are a variety of local amenities located close to our facilities including supermarkets, gymnasiums, leisure centres, restaurants, doctors surgeries and pharmacists. More information can be given upon request.

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Course Options & Booking
Close Protection Training Course - Taylor Made Securities Ltd

Dates for our upcoming Close Protection courses can be found below. The cost of our Close Protection course fee includes VAT, accommodation, examination fees, full instruction and training materials.

Our course is self catering and does NOT include food or drink apart from complimentary refreshments.

Booking onto the course is very straight forward. You can book directly with us over the telephone and also take the opportunity to ask us any questions you may have. We can also confirm course dates and placements that are available. Alternatively please complete our online Register Of Interest Form.

In order to secure your place on our course, a non refundable deposit will be required. The remaining balance will then have to be paid a minimum of 21 days before the course start date. Once we have received your application and deposit, we will send you the course joining instructions.


15 Day Close Protection Training Course 

(14 nights 4 star accommodation available on site)


18 Day Close Protection Training Course Including First Aid Response

(17 nights 4 star accommodation available on site)


21 Day Close Protection Training Course Including First Aid Response and Firearms

(20 nights 4 star accommodation available on site and in Poland)

Course Payment Plan

Taylor Made Securities Ltd offer a payment plan for students that do not have the full funds but would like to further their education and attend one of our training courses. There is a deposit required with our payment plan and the remaining balance of the course is divided over 12 monthly interest free payments. Once the student has been accepted for our payment plan and paid a deposit, they are then permitted to attend one of our courses. 

Approval for this payment plan is subject to eligibility and credit status.

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