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    CP Training Advice

    I am a serving Police Officer (firearms qualified) hopefully applying for police protection duties in the future. I was considering doing a private course in hope of expanding my knowledge, experience and CV for when I do apply. Likewise this would give me skills if I decided to enter the...
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    Career

    Hello, I have just recently finished college and gained my drivers licence. I am interested in becoming a private investigator / surveillance operative full time however with all these courses out there etc I am not quite sure on how I will go about doing this. Please reply to this thread...
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    Hello

    Just signed in to this forum and wanted to say hello to all of you. Found this place while searching internet for some information about CP work and trainings. From my own experience it's always best to research forums with people's private and honest opinions than rely on corporations and...
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    APG Security Introduction

    Hi All. I'm Greg; Partner & Ops manager at APG We are an SIA approved training provider via Edexcel for Door Supervision and Close Protection as well as providing specialist courses. APG also provide specialist Security Services worldwide. More details on current vacancies and our training...
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    Course Advice

    Been looking into a CP course and thinking about one with a firm called PPA International in Denmark. Its 6 weeks and is for security consulting but with the 2 week CP element, first aid and personal weapons etc too. Have been looking around for courses for nearly a year now and for what I...
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    What is a good CCTV setup for home use- I want to have my car protected?

    And want a camera that can "see" in the dark and also has a range to ID the scum that are vandalising property in my area-so I can take out a private prosecution. TIA-I have DVR card so only need a camera.
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    Stab Vests

    Stab vests are different from bulletproof vests, most of which offer little protection against stabbing with sharp-tipped objects such as knives. A stab vest is a reinforced article of clothing, usually worn under other clothing, which is designed to resist knife attacks. A stab vest...
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    Information about the role of a Door Supervisor

    Door supervisors are responsible for the safety of customers and staff in places such as pubs, bars and nightclubs. Door supervisors usually work in teams and may keep in contact with each other by using radio equipment. Sia SIA controls the licensing for door supervisors. As there are...
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    Security Consultancy Services

    Security Consultancy Services are in use more now than ever. Even though there's a range of products and technologies available to address electronic threats, network security requires the ongoing efforts of knowledgeable and attentive human beings. Security consultancy for a local...
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    About Key Holding Licensing

    Licensing for key holders came into effect across England and Wales on 20 March 2006; it is now illegal to work as a Key Holder without an SIA licence. This applies if your services are supplied for the purposes of or in connection with any contract to a consumer. Unless your employer or...
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    About Cash & Valuables in Transit

    Cash & Valuables in Transit From 20th March 2006 licensing for people working in Cash & Valuables in Transit came into effect across England and Wales; it is now illegal to work in Cash & Valuables in Transit without an SIA licence. This applies if your services are supplied for the purposes...
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    How much would you work in iraq for?

    Hi All Say you were working for an American General in a safe part of Iraq to live with the occassional trip by Heli and road. Part of a 20 person team. How much would you work there for? Admin
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    CCTV CAMERAS??? info?

    has anyone got them?? Are they easy to install??? how much would an electrican cost to put one up for me?? I have bought my own CCTv camera already..
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    Door Supervisor - entry and courses

    Entry To work as a door supervisor you must be aged 18 or over, and you must apply for a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) after taking a Level 2 National Certificate in Door Supervision. See the SIA website (in Further Information) for a list of approved qualifications and...
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    Please someone give me information on close protection..?

    Is there anyone with information about close protection jobs. I posted one question before, and got feed back of how unpresant the job is, please send only relevant information not the risky aspect of the job as am very aware about that....Thanks for any info...
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    Phoenix CP course

    Phoenix CP Limited is the most highly regarded Close Protection (CP) training establishment in the UK. It was formed in August 2000 to provide commercial CP training appropriate to the realities of the operational environment as well as training which offers depth, quality and consistency to...
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    SURVEILLANCE detection

    SURVEILLANCE DETECTION The Problem Defence against concerted attacks by terrorists and criminals on a fixed facility, or key personnel in transit, is often problematic for a number of reasons. Even well trained and equipped guards, a state-of-the-art CCTV system and a good relationship...
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    close protection training

    Close Protection Training is available in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world. Most training courses abroad will offer some firearms training. This is restricted in the UK due to UK firearms laws. Close Protection Entry The age To be a close protection officer (CPO) is at least 18...
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    SIA Licence

    Close Protection Licensing for people working in Close Protection came into effect across England and Wales on 20 March 2006; it is now illegal to work in Close Protection without an SIA licence. This applies if your services are supplied for the purposes of or in connection with any...
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    Phoenix CP Ltd

    Phoenix CP Ltd Phoenix CP Ltd is the most highly regarded Close Protection (CP) training establishment in the UK. It was established in August 2000 to provide commercial CP training appropriate to the realities of the operational environment as well as training which offers depth, quality and...
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