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28-Day Advanced Close Protection Operative (QCF)

January 15 @ 9:00 am - February 11 @ 5:00 pm

Advanced close protection operative course firearms training for bodyguard

28 days training + pre-distance learning – Our 28-Day Advanced Close Protection Operative course has carefully been designed utilizing our Instructors extensive military experience and many years working in the Close Protection industry, to provide one of the most in-depth and comprehensive courses in the market today, preparing students to work in both hostile and executive Close Protection environments. The course main target is to provide the student with all the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to work as a Close Protection agent. The Course is approved by SFJ® and Proqual® and allows the Graduate to apply for the SIA license.


For ex-military, police, or anyone with limited experience in the Security Industry wanting the very best training in executive and hostile close protection working remits. From the bottom up this course was designed for individuals or groups knowing they will be instructed at the very highest level, led by instructors with backgrounds in British Military, Civilian, Police and UK Special Forces. With small candidate numbers, you are sure to be supported every step of the way.

Course Details

Course duration: 28 days + pre-distance learning

Location: Bangkok Thailand

Dates: July 1st – 28th  2022

Price: Please contact us

Accommodation: 29 nights included (hotel room)

  • breakfast
  • pick-up and drop-off Phuket airport

Course Format & Certification

Course structure: The course will use the minimum of classroom lectures with a maximum of realistic and practical field training exercises to provide a full understanding of close protection operations worldwide.

Pedagogic tools: manual of the bodyguard, SFJ manual, videos, PPT.

Assessment: Students are required to successfully pass the following assessments:

  1. Complete a comprehensive Student Learning Journal, where students need to demonstrate a solid theoretical understanding of the SIA modules
  2. Pass the required examination by way of a multiple choice question paper
  3. Practical performance assessments throughout the course

Certification: Participants will be given the following certificates

  • SFJ® Level 3 Close Protection Operative. (This certificate allows the graduate to apply for the SIA license)
  • SFJ® Level 3 in First Aid Response (FAR). (This certificate allows the graduate to apply for the SIA license)
  • Proqual® Level 4 Award in Weapons Proficiency for Private Security Contractors (9 mm / 5.56 mm / 7.62 mm. (This certificate is requested by private security contractors)\

Job opportunities: We have job opportunities for our best candidates within the UCP Group (

Referrals: We can offer you a 10% discount or commission (on the payment made) for every student that you can refer to us.

Course content & Syllabus

18-Day SFJ® Level 3 Close Protection Operative

  • Roles & Responsibilities of a CPO
  • Law & Legislation
  • Teamwork in the CP Team
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Threat & Risk Assessment
  • Operational Planning
  • Route Selection
  • Reconnaissance
  • Venue Security
  • Vehicle Drills
  • Surveillance Awareness
  • Walking Drills
  • Search Procedures
  • Incidents & Dilemmas
  • Communication & Conflict Management Skills
  • Close Combat

3-Day SFJ® Level 3 in First Aid Response

  • The roles and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Assessing an emergency situation safely
  • CPR and AED
  • Administering first aid to a choking casualty
  • Dealing with massive hemorrhages
  • Dealing with shock, burns, scalds, bleeds and minor injuries
  • Dealing with sudden poisoning or an anaphylaxis
  • Dealing with casualties with fractures, and spinal, head or chest injuries
  • Dealing with heart attacks, strokes, and other major illnesses
  • Triage
  • Communication, Evacuation Priorities
  • Evacuation Care
  • Convoy IED Scenario

7-Day Proqual® Level 4 Award in Weapons Proficiency for Private Security Contractors (9 mm / 5,56 mm / 7.62 mm)

  • Introduction to PSC/PMC (Private Security Contractors / Private Military Contractors)
  • PSD Team – Roles & Responsibilities in Hostile Environments
  • SOP (Standard Operational Procedures) in Hostile Environments
  • Ambush and reaction to attacks in Hostile Environments
  • Embus / Debus in Hostile Environments
  • Firearms training pistol 9mm and carbine 5.56 / 7.62 mm:
    • design and mechanics
    • Safety rules
    • Gear preparation (holster, mag pouches etc.)
    • Fundamentals of pistol shooting
    • Tactical shooting principles
    • Ready positions
    • Speed/emergency reload
    • Tactical reload
    • Malfunctions
    • Double shots
    • Multiple targets
    • Alternate shooting positions
    • Shooting with the use of cover
    • Various directions shooting
    • Shooting on the move
    • Strong/weak hand shooting
    • Shooting with the use of tactical flashlights
    • Disassembly/assembly and cleaning guns
  • Close Combat
  • IED, Mines, explosives, and UXO
  • Tactical Driving, convoy procedures and reaction to attacks
  • Radio procedures
  • Case Studies

Total = 28 days


January 15 @ 9:00 am
February 11 @ 5:00 pm
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UCP Thailand
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UCP Thailand
2 KCC Building, 5th Floor, room 501,, Silom soi 9, Bangrak
Bangkok, Bangkok 10500 Thailand
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+66 (0)2-130-7074
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