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Getting Started In Protection

7 Questions To Ask Before Starting A Career In Protection

7 Questions To Ask Before Starting A Career In Protection

Are You Considering Starting a Career in Protection?   With global threat levels at an all-time high, there is more…
Getting Licensed To Work In Close Protection - What You Need To Know

Getting Licensed To Work In Close Protection - What You Need To Know

Do I need a license to work as a Bodyguard/Close Protection Officer? Anyone who wants to become a bodyguard or…
Can I Get a License With a Criminal Record?

Can I Get a License With a Criminal Record?

Firstly, it should be stated that the SIA conducts criminal record checks on all SIA licence applicants. Having a criminal…
How do I Apply for a Front Line Licence?

How do I Apply for a Front Line Licence?

Anyone who wants to apply for an SIA licence needs to complete their application online. If there are no complications the…
What Type of Licence do I Need?

What Type of Licence do I Need?

Who Needs a Licence? If you want to work in any of the following roles for a private security company…

Finding Work in Protection

9 Ways To Be More Effective In The Job Application Process

9 Ways To Be More Effective In The Job Application Process

The close protection industry can be a difficult industry to establish yourself in, especially if you have limited commercial security…
Improve Your Prospects With a Confident Face-to-Face

Improve Your Prospects With a Confident Face-to-Face

If your face-to-face meeting is with a view to gaining business or getting a new job then you mustn’t go…
Working In Protection Without Military Experience

Working In Protection Without Military Experience

There is probably one question we get asked more than all other questions… “CAN I WORK IN CLOSE PROTECTION WITHOUT…
9 Ways To Improve Your Job Search In Close Protection?

9 Ways To Improve Your Job Search In Close Protection?

With over 14,000 CP licences in the UK, why should any employer pick you from a large and growing pile?…
6 Guaranteed Ways to Make a Positive and Lasting Impression

6 Guaranteed Ways to Make a Positive and Lasting Impression

It is crucial to make a lasting impression when you're looking to land that sought after job. This article will provide…

Professional Development For Protectors

5 Considerations of a Good Bodyguard

5 Considerations of a Good Bodyguard

The most important function of executive protection is to keep your client safe and secure at all times. However, your…
Which Training Course? - 7 Questions For Training Providers

Which Training Course? - 7 Questions For Training Providers

Avoid the pitfalls that come with selecting a training course, and learn what strategies to employ so that you can…
Development Framework: 6 Step Actionable Plan

Development Framework: 6 Step Actionable Plan

CPD should be a constant on-going commitment throughout your career. Creating a development framework that is actionable and accountable will…
Distance learning - Is it for me?

Distance learning - Is it for me?

Distance learning allows people to study wherever they choose, at their own pace, without the need to attend a college…
Insurance for Providing Personal Protection - Do We Need It?

Insurance for Providing Personal Protection - Do We Need It?

Operators home & abroad, land or sea, insurance is a subject that can bring much uncertainty. We aim to simplify…

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