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    More head-aches for the SIA?

    7 December 2007: Qualifications awarding body Edexcel has discovered that a number of candidates have been wrongly issued with BTEC Level 3 Close Protection certificates. This is the result of an error in their systems. Edexcel notified the Qualification and Curriculum Authority (its...
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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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    Nibsss

    Good day to you all, My name is Dougie Durrant I am the senior instructor for the NIBSSS based in Lisburn Northern Ireland. I have been runing SIA Close Protection courses since 2005, and surveillance since 1998. for more information on the courses run by the nibsss please visit our website...
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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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    Crg

    Control Risks requires consultants to fill forthcoming close protection vacancies in the Middle East. The rotation is 8 weeks on and 4 weeks off. Applicants would be required to attend an interview at Control Risks London office and if selected for the task they will be required to complete...
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    Greetings from Hungary

    Hy, I'm Vic T. from Hungary and wanna say hello to all. Little intro: 5 years at HUN 88th QRF ParaRecon section leader/OR-6/, 1 tour in Bosnia/MSU-SFOR/ and 19 month in Iraq as a HRSO/PSD Operator. At 14thDec I1m going to work in UK. currently I'm not working in CPO field...yet, but interested...
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    Hi All

    Hi Everyone I am in the prosess of of leaving the army my ROD is 29 Oct 08, i am looking faward to starting a new career in the security industry. I have complited 7 years in the infantry with a few Op Tours under my belt, i have a few freinds that work as operators out in Iraq at the moment...
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    looking for first CPO job

    hi guys i have just completed my CPO course and i am looking hard for work, i am willing to travel and go most places but i still cant find any work so i signed up to here to try an gain some more contacts and to find out about whats happening out their in the CP industry, i know my ages goes...
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    Some Serious Help Needed

    Hello to all, Im new here and was wondering if I could get a couple of honest answers from the guys and gals on this forum. Im currently serving in the RAF and im in the process of PVR, I have made my mind up to get into the CP world, my questions are as follows 1, I am currently looking at...
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    Project 4 - Security & Surveillance Services - Introduction

    Project 4 - Security & Surveillance Services Project 4 Hello All I would just like to introduce myself and my company to the membership. I am Kevin Whyte and I own Project 4. We are a specialist security provider, based on the Costa del Sol, Spain. We offer various services to our...
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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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    Close Protection and Surveillance Operator

    Hi folks I have posted a couple of times here already but thought it was time I put my intro in the right section. I am a qualified Close Protection & Surveillance Officer (SIA licensed). I have also operated in “hostile†environments and have recently (May 07) carried out a HECPO course...
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    Close Protection and Surveillance Operator

    Hi folks I am a qualified Close Protection & Surveillance Officer (SIA licensed). I have also operated in “hostile” environments and have recently (May 07) carried out a HECPO course with Ronin Concepts. I have eleven years with law enforcement nine of which with the Metropolitan Police (New...
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    Careers Asvise

    Hi guys, I'll try not to make this too long. I'm looking to develop a career long term in the security industry and would value some advise from guys with experiance. I'm in my late 20 and have spent the past 10 years working in business, mostly in marketing and events for small firms but...
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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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    5,000 illegal immigrants working as security guards in UK?

    News reports today say that around 5,000 illegal immigrants are working as security guards in the UK! Some are actually employed at airports and a few were found guarding the Prime Minister's car. What is your comment on this situation?
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    hiya all

    Hi All just a quick note to say hi and some background info cp trained with RONIN in SA..5week course been in security for 10years with recently doing some BG work in uk but wanting to go abroad to work to earn decent dosh..lol..not looking for iraq/afghan as not ex mil... but if you know...
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    Female cpo/dog handler needs work!!!

    Hi I recently did my cp course and i really need some work and i wondered if anyone could help, I am also a search dog handler if anyone needs one of them too!!! Cheers Nicky
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    sia bg/cs operative for hire

    brief information please contact if you require more info .thanks mark
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