BTEC Specialist qualifications BTEC Certificate for Close Protection Operatives in the Private Security Industry (L3) - 2022
Here you’ll find support for teaching and studying our BTEC Specialist level 3 Certificate for Close Protection Operatives in the Private Security Industry. This qualification helps boost learners’ career prospects by giving them the skills, knowledge and understanding that employers look for.
Units offered include Working as a Close Protection Operative, Conflict Management, Application of Physical Intervention Skills in the Private Security Industry and Principles of Terror Threat Awareness.
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- Qualification type:
- BTEC Specialist qualification
- Qualification title:
- Pearson BTEC Level 3 Certificate for Close Protection Operatives in the Private Security Industry
- Level 3
- Accreditation status:
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- Total Qualification Time (TQT):
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Why choose this specification?
Close Protection Operatives must hold a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work in the UK, but they need a relevant, SIA-recognised qualification to apply for a licence. This qualification allows close protection operatives to apply for their SIA licence.
You can find details of the other requirements necessary to qualify for a licence on the SIA website.
People intending to work in England, Wales or Northern Ireland should take the BTEC Level 2 Award in Door Supervision (QCF), while those intending to work in Scotland should take the BTEC Award in Door Supervision (Scotland).
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