Close Protection Training

The Close Protection Training Course is a 28 day intensive training program for the person who is in the field of protecting VIP’s and Executives in the Military, Police or Corporate Environments.


The TSU Executive Protection course is accredited with SASSETA (RSA), PSIRA (RSA), SIA (UK). The course carries an International Qualification, thus meeting the requirements established and recognize by SIA (UK). It also adheres to all the requirements of PSIRA and SASSETA, and is arguably the most advanced Close Protection course available today.

SASSETA Unit Standards

  • Provide Static Protection to Designated Persons - U/S 244317;
  • Provide Close Protection to Designated Persons whilst in Transit - U/S 244319;
  • Provide Pedestrian Escort to Designated Persons within a Close Protection Environment - U/S 244327;
  • Compile a Threat and Risk Assessment for a Close Protection Operation - U/S 244330;
  • Provide Close Protection to a Designated Person whilst Embus and Debus - U/S 244334;
  • Explain the requirements of becoming a security service provider - U/S 246694.


  • Provide first aid as an Advance First Responder Unit Standard - U/S 376480;
  • Level 3 Medical (Dept. Of Labour)

Firearms Competency

  • Law - U/S 117705;
  • Handgun: Handle and Use - U/S 119649;
  • Handgun: Handle and Use for Business Purposes - U/S 123515;
  • Handel Use Carbine or self-loading rifle - U/S 119650;
  • Handel Use Carbine or self-loading rifle for business purpose - U/S 123511;
  • Apply tactical Knowledge - U/S 123510;

Close Protection Training Course Content

  • Advanced Driver Training (www.gerotek.co.za)
  • Medical Training
  • Firearms Competency
  • Physical Fitness and Unarmed Combat

For more information download our Executive Course Protection brochure.

Security Training

Security Training from Experienced TSU Instructors

Refresher Training Courses

Entry Requirements

  • Driver’s License
  • Preferable tactical experience
  • Preferable Use of weapons

Assessment Methods

Based on theoretical and practical assessment and through comprehensive scenario based exercises, all course objectives must be passed in order to obtain your Executive Protection Course certificate.

Course Duration

28 days

Cost of Close Protection Training Course

R65 100.00 (including VAT at 15%). Cost includes:

  • Vehicles and fuel
  • All training material and certificates
  • Range and track fees
  • Firearms and ammunition
  • Equipment and resources


  • At R 450.00 per member per night – Room sharing (Excl. 15% VAT)
  • At R 750.00 per member per night – Single room Accommodation (Excl. 15% VAT)

For more details on this course download our Executive Protection Course brochure.

Contact us for more information.

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Course Dates

  • 11 February 2019 - 13 March 2019
  • 06 May 2019 - 06 June 2019
  • 05 August 2019 - 05 September 2019
  • 04 November 2019 - 05 December 2019

Contact Details

Head of Training and Development
Johan Fryer
Tel: + 27 (0)12 492 5666
South Africa Police

South African Police Service

Accredited by SASSETA

* SASSETA Education and Training Service Provider
* SASSETA Assessor
* SASSETA Moderator

SAQA recognised

SAQA is responsible for overseeing and regulating NQF and the B Level Framework on which all qualifications and standards are registered.

Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority of South Africa

PSIRA Number: (Private Security Regulation Authority of South Africa)
* 1052243

Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC)

Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC)
For International Close Protection

South African Professional Firearm Trainers

PFTC is a professional body which serves to quality assure firearm training standards in all disciplines.