Close Protection Course (customized course)

Course Description

Backup Concept’s Close Protection course is of such a high standard that it far exceeds the guidelines set down currently by the Dutch Security Industry Authority (SVPB). Our Dutch CP Training course has been carefully developed utilising the combined skills from every discipline of CP. Our trainers are all operational and bring a vast wealth of operational knowledge into their training as our testimonials clearly demonstrate.

This is a customized course and is not only aimed at ex-Forces candidates, but also at civilians wishing to enter the industry at the highest level. By keeping the course numbers to a minimum Backup Concept’s Training ensures a high trainer pupil ratio, and we pride ourselves on our commitment to each student. Our trainers take great pride in every student they teach and maintain the highest standards at all times.

We are so confident of the quality of our trainers and our courses that we invite potential delegates to our CP courses where you can meet the team and see a course running. On the course you will join a Backup Concept trainer for a short presentation, you will then be given the chance to speak with our delegates and hear what they think of Backup Concept. This also offers the opportunity to see the facilities and level of instruction available to you. Please contact us to arrange a visit.

Backup Concept’s approach when selecting Close Protection staff is unique within the industry. We only employ individuals we have trained or who have served with the Dutch Royal and Diplomatic Close Protection Police units, Royal Military (Special Forces), or This unrivalled selection process ensures that the people afforded with your protection are SIA licensed or Dutch licensed, fully vetted and trained to the highest standards.


– Level 3 Diploma in Close Protection after reconized state exame

– Backup Concept Certificate First Person On Scene Trauma for CPO

– Backup Concept Certificate Predictive Profiling


Customized training

IN – Company to you or at our Site

We offer this training in-company basis . These in-company courses can be reserved for the employees of a particular client. The program is established in consultation with the cliënt. In-Company training takes -optionally- on the client’s premises or at our training institute in Arnhem pla .Customized course

Guided Learning Hours

120 hours

Awarding Body

Dutch awarding Body (SVPB)

Core Competencies

•    Roles & responsibilities of the Close Protection operative

•    Threat & risk assessment

•    Surveillance awareness

•    Operational planning

•    Law & legislation

•    Interpersonal skills

•    Close Protection team work

•    Reconnaissance

•    Close Protection foot techniques

•    Route selection

•    Use of Close Protection vehicle techniques

•    Search awareness

•    Incidents and dilemmas

•    Venue based security

•    Communication and conflict management skills

For more information, please call BackupConcept on +31 (6) 81154156 or by email