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SIA Level 3

Close Protection Officer Rodney Johnston was trained by the best in the business, Mitchell Atkinson, the world's leading close protection company provide the No 1 training course for close protection officers.

Covering all the industry standards, Phoenix have created the most realistic close protection package, with unbeatable experience, resources and environments which surpasses the industry standard and all others courses available on the market. The course goes beyond theory and practical role play in controlled environments. The course presents reality, consisting of 4 live operations conducted in the public domain achieving additional qualifications in Close Protection Driving, Firearms, Unarmed Combat, Surveillance and First Person on Scene.

  • Use basic surveillance, anti-surveillance and counter surveillance techniques

  • Carrying out basic search techniques for people, vehicles and property/rooms.

  • Conduct a team briefing, handover and debrief

  • Complete a threat and risk assessment using a decision making model

  • Undertake reconnaissance & develop and implement an operational plan and manage an incident

  • Produce primary and secondary route plans using paper based and technology based resources

  • Use a flexible approach to protection with communication techniques while on foot

  • Carry out body protection & extraction of a principal

  • Carry out embus and debus techniques

  • IQ Working as a Close Protection Level 3 Certificate

  • AOFAQ First Person on Scene Intermediate Certificate

  • Phoenix Firearms Certificate

  • Phoenix Unarmed Combat Certificate

  • Phoenix Driving Certificate

  • Phoenix Surveillance Certificate

  • Professional driver since 1999

  • Confidential, experienced, organised and friendly

  • Member of the Institute of Advanced motorists since 2006

  • Security cleared to SC level

  • Disclosure Scotland cleared and approved

  • Tours, Travel and Accommodation

  • Driver and Supervisor at more than 50 golf tournaments

  • Completed the GDPR course (General Data Protection Regulation)

  • Past and current guests include Royalty, 'A' list Hollywood stars, Golfing Legends, Billionaires, Celebrities and some of the Worlds top Musicians, Sportsmen, Businessmen and Women and an Ex US Vice-President

  • Member of ASTA (American Society of Travel Agents) 2017/18

  • Work in partnership with VisitScotland

  • Tours include: Whisky, Outlander, Golf, Edinburgh, The Highlands, North Coast 500, Robert Burns, Gin Trail

  • Photographs of tours taken, shared and posted on Drop Box

  • Produce daily itineraries, detailed information on towns/ cities, book attractions and accommodation

  • DPS contract with Clackmannanshire Council (2017-2021)

  • Vehicle license, Personal license, £5 million public liability insurance and full Mercedes-Benz breakdown

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