7-day Advanced Close Protection Course (MACP)

Pre-course requisites: 3 years continuous employment in Close Protection, RoSPA Silver, FPOSi/ FREC

The 7-day Mobius Advanced CP course is designed to deliver a fit for purpose standard only to those operators who have operated within Close Protection for a minimum of 3 years in both hostile (armed) and non-hostile (unarmed) environments. It focuses on raising specific aspects to the highest standard possible for the operator to be effective as both an individual bodyguard and team member under stress conditions. Our standards are such that our training has been modelled on a combination of the UK Police National Protection Officers Course, United Kingdom Special Forces PS1/2 and the Royal Military Police Close Protection Course only varying where it adheres to the legal constraints of the civilian environment.

The aims of the course are:

To concentrate on overt and covert Close Protection of a high-profile individual in a multitude of environments up to extreme high threat.

To train and select suitable candidates to work as Close Protection operators within the top tier of the commercial sector on Mobius Close Protection operations.

The MACP prepares you to:

  • Correctly assess threats and mitigate exposure (risks) to those threats
  • Correctly plan and deliver a professional and effective security operation
  • Perform proficiently in ALL aspects associated with the professional delivery of protective security operations

You will learn specified methods of operational Close Protection Tactics, Techniques and Procedure used to counter attack and counter surveillance; the importance of discretion, low-profile protection tactics and protective surveillance, whilst simultaneously conducting an effective counter-surveillance programme in order that you can reduce the Principal’s exposure to the risk of threats, maximise the level of security afforded and maintain a high level of image for both the Principal and that of the CP Team.

The MACP allows for the first time, the commercially trained CP operator to:

  • Correctly and effectively execute a protection operation in any country
  • Adapt/ function and perform effectively within a team dynamic
  • Conduct proactive security tactics during a deployment
  • React under stress as a capable individual and as part of a cohesive team during all kinds of operational circumstances

Throughout the course we will be looking for and assessing:

  • Self-discipline (control)
  • Physical & mental agility
  • Situation/ spatial awareness & self confidence
  • Intelligence, stability & maturity
  • High factor of self-motivation (commitment)
  • The ability to think as an individual and act as a team member

Students will be constantly tested throughout as to their demeanour and actions (verbal, non-verbal or physical), their standards of appearance and standards in pro-action and reaction and their combination of threat awareness, deterrence and prevention and CP tactics to combat threats and the covert methods of deployment in detecting those threats.

The course is physically demanding and attendees must have an excellent level of health and fitness.

Mobius Training Wing has achieved a workable, ‘fit for purpose’ standard that meets the requirement desirable within specific government protection units, making it exceptional within the commercial industry. Such are the standards of training that Mobius International will bracket successful candidates with our former government trained operators for future employment within a team environment dependent on the nature of the operation.

If you are interested in applying to attend the MACP then please express your interest here