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Executive Protection Training Curriculum Cheat Sheet

Most potential students who want to become certified in Executive Protection Training, don’t know what to expect to pass their training. Below we have compiled a list of what to expect when you attend a class similar to what SecurityGuardTrainingHQ.com offers. You can expect this to just cover on the tip of the iceberg when your going threw the certification process.

Basic Prerequisites to enroll in a Executive Training Protection Class

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • United States citizen or resident alien
  • No felony convictions or misdemeanors associated with violence (which includes domestic), drugs ( use or sale), theft or fraud in the last 5 years
  • Good moral character
  • Submit (2) recent passport type photo (one inch by one inch)
  • Submit fingerprint cards (2)
  • Certified copy of criminal background history for the last 48 months

Other Requirements that May Be Helpful:

  • Good Communication skills
  • Good physical conditioning
  • Be able to stand long periods of time

Prepare and Clear Out Your Schedule

Depending on where your taking your executive protection training times will vary. Some institutions offer a week long seminar where you can rapidly become certified. Other local colleges may offer a semester style course. That being said please be prepared to take into consideration the time requirements it takes to pass your class. Also take into account the continuous learning that is involved out of class like homework, research on your own, and general interest in this field, are things you need to have to become successful.

Be prepared to know a vast array of security training topics

Most potential candidates don’t realize the vast amount of knowledge needed to pass a certification. At most training facilities you will cover over 15 topics like but not limited to:

  • Principles of executive protection
  • Case studies
  • DCJS Regulations
  • Threat Assessment and Vulnerabilities
  • Applicable laws and regulations
  • Legal Authority & Civil Code
  • Advances, surveys, preparation, planning and exercise
  • and much more

You will need to bring your own gear

Most students don’t realize just like going to any school or university you will need to (BYOT) Bring Your Own Things. The most common items students forget to bring are:

  • Business Casual clothing for each day of the training
  • Rain gear, and clothing appropriate for training defense tactics
  • A Laptop and either a camera or a camera phone that can take clear photos

Be sure to have your lodging prepared before hand
Make sure to ask the facility where your training what they recommend for lodging. Often times they will have the best pricing on Lodging package for your Executive Training Seminar. Also verify if food will be provided during your stay at the recommend lodging areas.

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One Response to “Executive Protection Training Curriculum Cheat Sheet”

  1. If you could please provide me with information on where and how much the training is I would really appreciate. Also, do they have waivers for retired police officers and prior military service? Thank you
    08884 is my zip

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