Getting Work

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Struggling to get work? You are not alone?

Mark Edwards shares some hints and tips that helped hime over the last few years.

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How much does a UK close protection officer earn

How much does a UK based Close Protection Officer earn ?

Before I answer this, you have to ask yourself why you want to get into a career in Close Protection

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What is the best medical qualification for a Close Protection Officer

ACTION-CPWhat is the best medical qualification for a close protection officer ?

Finding the right Close Protection course can be tough. Added to that, many include medical qualifications confusing the choice further but what do you actually need ?

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Close Protection: Understanding the Industry

As individuals make their first tentative steps towards working within the close protection industry, they are typically handicapped by a number of misconceptions about the profession.

Understanding the Industry...

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Close Protection Qualifications

 

3D shield version 1 non-editable web-ready fileIn part 1 of this article we look at the basics - what qualifications do you need.

Choosing a close protection course can be a daunting decision. In part 1 of this article we look at the basics. What Qualification do you need to gain a license to work with the Close Protection Industry.

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What does a close protection officer do

 

Often potential Close Protection Officers come into the Industry with a vague or romanticised view of what the job entails on a daily basis. Whilst jobs are highly varies we review typical tasks expected of a close protection officers. So, we have run through some of the more common tasks that a close protection officer has to perform.

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Funding your Close Protection Course

BKMALOGOSILVERONtransparent-150x150Good Close Protection training is never cheap - but there can be help. We take a look at some options that may be available to you. Here we explore some of the common options....

 

 

 

 

 

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Bodyguard: A day in the life of

Lydia Slater - Times

Desire for security is fueling a huge market in bodyguards. We enter the shadowy world of 24-hour protection“OK, Principal is ready to go,” mutters my black-clad escort Gary. A burst of chatter from his curly-wired earpiece and we are off, walking briskly to our waiting convoy, his bulk shielding me from possible sniper attack. Crop-haired Michael, looking rather tense, is guarding me from potential assault by the retired teachers who live at No. 39, while keen-eyed Bob scans the road for lethal buggy-wielding mothers on the school run.

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How to find the right close protection course

3D shield version 1 non-editable web-ready fileAs the SIA Close Protection Qualification has become more common, the close protection industry faces the point of course saturation. Competition for work is high, and a good training course is an essential pre requisite to getting work. This article was written to help you identify what you need to look for in a course, and how to avoid some of the common pitfalls.

Caveat emptor – Buyer beware

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