march, 2019

30mar(mar 30)9:00 am14apr(apr 14)5:00 pmCLOSE PROTECTION OFFICERS CPO

Event Details


SIA Level 3 CPO Licence and/or International Certificate accredited by Highfield.

3 Highfield Modules including:

  • Conflict Management – With World renown Corporate trainer Paul Brennan of Stand2
  • Planning, Preparing and Supporting a Close Protection Operation – With Israeli Security specialist Amit Himelstein
  • Working as a Close Protection Operative – With Close Protection Team Leader Eran Casher

The IKF will be providing added value with:

  • FPOSi – Delivered by Paramedic Graham Sinclair
  • Additional Conflict Management and Physical/3rd Party Intervention with Paul Brennan
  • Additional Foot drills and Security techniques with Amit Himelstein
  • Weapons handling and live firing* with Eran Casher
  • Full board and lodgings at Europe’s premier training academy facility (ESA)

*Note: Live firing is not a requirement of the SIA Licence and is not endorsed by Highfield.

Suitable for those seeking a career as a Close Protection Operative (CPO) within the Private Security and VIP Bodyguard Industries.

Ideal for those wanting to earn their SIA Licence or Highfield International Certificate in Close Protection. Existing Close Protection Operative’s looking to refine and improve their existing skill set in:

  • Advanced Conflict Management
  • Physical Intervention
  • Tactics
  • Arrest and Control
  • Israeli Point Shooting

The Training Team:

This 16 day intensive course will be taught by current serving, Israeli Special Forces trainers, former SAS communication and combat trainers, former British Police National Firearms Instructors and Defensive Tactics Trainers as well as current CPO Team Leaders.

Core Content:

FPOSi (First Person on the Scene) HSE Level 3 course and certificate (4 Day Course)

Minimising risk of infection

Post-incident procedures


Scene management

The Pre-Hospital Environment

The role of FPOS



Anaphylaxis – including additional remote protocols

and haemostatics

Asthma – including additional remote protocols

Automated external defibrillation

Basic airway management – Oral, Nasal and Laryngeal Airways

Basic Life Support


Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation – to current UK guidelines


Catastrophic Haemorrhage – including the use of tourniquets

Chest injuries


Circulation and Shock

Communicating with patients






Eye Injuries

General Bone / Joint injuries

Head injuries

Heart attack/angina

Heat Stroke & Dehydration



Mechanism of Injury

Medical Related Emergencies


Normal / abnormal heart rhythms

Oxygen Administration- Delivery systems and SpO2

Patient Assessment


Primary survey and assessment

Recognition and initial care of haemorrhage

Recognition of respiratory problems

Respiration and Airway Management

Safe moving and handling



Spinal & pelvic injuries


Use of suction

Conflict Management:


Communication skills

Dynamic Risk Assessment – Assessing Individuals

Managing witness perception

Operating in close contact

Physiology and psychology of stress

Radio procedures

Reactive and Protective stance and movement

SCRAM© avoidance model

Team work

The REACT communication model©

The TACTIC model™

Physical interventions:

Controlling a subject on the ground

Digital tip pressure


Levels of force and resistance

Operating in close contact

Physical control techniques

Post incident procedures

Smothering – Close contact


Use of Force Guidelines

Using Open Hands


Core components:

Building Security Portfolios

Close Protection Foot Drills and Models for Lone and Multiple Bodyguards

Close Protection Journey Management

Close Protection Teamwork and Briefing

Conduct Reconnaissance

Defence Against Weapon Attack

Firearm Control Methods

How to Cost a Project

Incident Management

Intelligence Gathering

Interpersonal Skills

Israeli Point Shooting

Law and Legislation

Managing Secure Logistics

Managing Security Teams

Operational Planning

Roles and Responsibilities of the Close Protection Operative

Route Selection

Search Procedures

Secure rescue, cover and evacuation drills from a building

Surveillance Awareness

Threat and Risk Assessment

Venue and Event Security

1/2 Day Test, Street Simulation and Krav Maga Evaluation


What is included:

  • 16 day Course with onsite accommodation at our European Security Academy on a shared room basis. All rooms have en-suite facilities.
  • Breakfast, lunch and evening meal provided.  
  • The use of equipment:  training knives, sticks, rubber training guns, BB guns and on the final day, live shooting.  
  • 100 rounds of ammunition per person. (More can be purchased)
  • Transport from and to the airport
  • Wifi
  • All course fees and certificates



3,200 Euro  (500 Euro’s deposit required – note this deposit is NON REFUNDABLE).

Limited places 



Equipment list:  

Military/Cargo trousers

Buttoned shirt, polo shirt

High boots or hiking boots and trainers





Notebook and pen

Warm clothing for the evening

Equipment for showers

Comfortable training clothes for Kapap Krav Maga lessons

Water bottle

Personal First aid equipment (band-aid, elastic bandage, ointment for burns,

ointment for rubbing, cure for headache, ointment for muscle pain)



March 30 (Saturday) 9:00 am - April 14 (Sunday) 5:00 pm



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