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Increasingly, most of the Private Security Companies operating in Iraq, and elsewhere for UK PSCs, require SIA Close Protection level 3 qualification for the employment of PSD operatives in hostile environments.

To obtain your certificate you are required to undertake and successfully complete a 194 hour Close Protection Course compliant with the UK SIA standards. Our course is fully compliant to the UK SIA specifications and is awarded through “SFJ Awards”.
The course is instructed by highly-experienced UK licensed protection personnel who have, and continue to, operate as Close Protection operatives in all levels of threat environments worldwide.
The Level 3 Certificate For Working as a Close Protection Operative within the Private Security Industry (QCF) is awarded to successful students.

Please note that in order to attend a Close Protection Course, you need to have a valid and recognized Qualsafe Level 3 Award in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) or equivalent certificate prior to starting the CP course.

The price includes:
• Training
• Transfer from-to airport
• Training material
• Manuals
• Certification

Level III Certificate Close Protection

Level 3 Award in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) is an up to date qualification underpinned by current practice. It provides learners with the knowledge and life savings skills to assess, manage and treat a patient in a trauma and/or medical emergency and to stabilize the patient for up to forty minutes before the ambulance or pre-hospital care providers arrive.

The qualification is regulated by the government department Ofqual and is clinically endorsed by the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, Faculty of Pre-Hospital (FPHC) Care and meets the Level 3 FPHC Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine Skills Framework. It is further approved by the Association of First Aiders.

On completion of the qualification, the learner will be eligible to apply to the Faculty of Pr-Hospital Care for Level 3 membership.

Progression will be available up to a level 4 and 5 diploma

(in development).

Target audience:
• Community first responders
• Co responder e.g. police, fire and other emergency services
• Military
• First aid trainers
• Security
• Close protection
• Stewards
• Event medical industry
• Voluntary sector

Key facts:

• Level: 3 Award
• Total Qualification Time: 35 hrs
• Type: Regulated RQF
• Assessment: Observation and Multi Choice Questions
• Endorsed by: The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
• Approved by: Association of First Aiders
• Regulated by: Ofqual
• Credits: 3
• Certificate Validity: 3 years

• Scene safety
• Scene management including triage
• Patient assessment
• The principles of manual handling
• The management of catastrophic bleeding
• Basic and intermediate airway management skills(including adjuncts)
• Respiratory assessment
• Management of breathing difficulties (including the use of oxygen)
• Basic and Intermediate life support including AED
• Management of hemorrhages and shock
• Recognition and management of a range of medical emergencies
• Recognition and management of a range of trauma emergencies
• The recognition features of sepsis
• Assisting the health care professional
• Pediatric life support

The price includes:
• Training
• Transfer from-to airport
• Training material
• Manuals
• Certification




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