Close Protection & Emergency Care for First Responders
Close Protection Course: The role of a Close Protection Operative is dynamic and demanding, involving the protection of high-profile individuals. This profession requires extensive training due to the potential high-pressure and hazardous situations encountered. Bydand's Close Protection course covers a wide array of skills necessary for this field. The Highfield Level 3 Certificate for Working as a Close Protection Operative is SIA-compliant, making it essential for licensure.
Highfield Level 3 Emergency Care for First Responders (ECFR) Course: This qualification is tailored for roles involving emergency medical care. It's particularly suitable for security operatives, close protection officers, and event medical staff. As the first person on the scene, you'll learn how to stabilize and care for patients until professional help arrives. The ECFR course is an integral part of first response training.
Close Protection Course: This includes responsibilities, threat assessment, surveillance awareness, operational planning, legal considerations, interpersonal skills, physical intervention, teamwork, reconnaissance, and various other critical skills.
Highfield L3 Emergency Care for First Responders Course: Topics range from assessing incidents, managing casualties, administering oxygen therapy, handling medical gas cylinders, to providing first aid for various injuries and conditions.
Minimum age of 18 years old.
Reasonable health and fitness levels.
Clean CRB/DBS check (less than 3 months old).
For SIA License, proof of a Level 3 medical qualification (e.g., First Aid at Work or above) is required. In hostile environments, a Level 3 or above trauma medical qualification may be necessary.
Assessment: Assessment includes practical exercises and multiple-choice assessments, some of which may be filmed for quality assurance purposes.
Certification: Upon completion, you'll receive a certificate of attendance, outlining the achieved qualifications: Highfield L3 Certificate for Close Protection Operative and Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency Care for First Responders.
Course Duration: The Close Protection Package Course spans 23 days.
Accommodation: Accommodation is not included but can be found in Aberdeen. Early booking is advisable, especially during peak seasons.
Cost: ￡3,500 UK (Excl. VAT)