BTEC Specialist qualifications Working as a Close Protection Operative within the Private Security Industry (L3) - 2015
Here you’ll find support for teaching and studying our BTEC Specialist level 3 Certificate for Working as a Close Protection Operative within the Private Security Industry. This qualification, accredited on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF), helps boost learners’ career prospects by giving them the skills, knowledge and understanding that employers look for.
Units offered include planning, preparing and supporting a close protection operation, and conflict management within the private security industry.
- Qualification type:
- BTEC Specialist qualification
- Qualification title:
- Pearson BTEC Level 3 Certificate for Working as a Close Protection Operative within the Private Security Industry
- Level 3
- Accreditation status:
- Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
- Total Qualification Time (TQT):
- Qualification number (QN):
- UK and international
- First teaching:
- Review date:
- 31 March 2022 ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
- Final certification:
- 31 August 2022
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).