Close Protection Specialist Training Course


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Close Protection Specialist Training Course

This training is designed to provide training for duties on a close protection detail with an understanding of the skills and procedures required to provide effective close protection in the private sector in Canada.


  • Principles & Concepts of Close Protection
  • Private Protection: Corporate / Dignitary / Celebrity
  • The Advance – Domestic & Foreign
  • Risk Assessments & Threat Assessments
  • De-escalation, Conflict Management, & Effective Communications
  • Use of Force Theory, Critical Thinking, Decision Making
  • Legal Authorities (Canadian) & Best Practices.
  • Protocols & Ethics, & Marketing
  • Safety Principles, Self Defense, Defensive Tactics, Control, Grounding, Unarmed Tactical Training
  • Edged Weapon & Firearm Response Options
  • Choreography of Protection / Detail Formations / Cover & Evacuate
  • Scenarios and Simulations
  • Enbus / Debus, Convoy Strategies & Tactics
  • Live Field Exercises

This course is intended for the entry-level close protection specialist and will be delivered by industry professionals with public and private sector experience. The course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the skills and protocols required to provide professional and effective personal protection in the Canadian private sector.

12 in stock

Product Description


  1. Monday June 19, 2023 – 8 am – 6pm
  2. Tuesday June 20, 2023 – 8am – 6pm
  3. Wednesday June 21, 2023 – 8am – 8pm
  4. Thursday June 22, 2023 – 8am – 6pm

LOCATION: The course will be hosted at: RIM Park / Manulife Financial Complex, 2001 University Ave E, Waterloo, ON N2K 4K4


Participants should have foundational knowledge of the criminal code and provincial statute authorities for powers of arrest and use of force as it pertains to security guards and private investigators. The defensive tactics, edged weapons and firearm response options training can be physically demanding with repetitive training drills and exercises. Participants should be in reasonably good physical condition to meet the demands and standards required for this course.

Participants must pass both a written exam and physical skills evaluation in order to successfully complete the course.

Participants are encouraged to arrive approximately 15 minutes early.

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