Certified Protection Specialist (CPS) Course

GI Bill® Approved CPS Program

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The Certified Protection Specialist (CPS) Course is a 21-day executive protection specialist training course. The CPS program is ideal for individuals wishing to break into the executive protection industry and already have all their basic security permits by receiving the training and certificates in numerous high end security and security related courses.

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Classes Included in the 'CPS' Program:

  • Executive Protection Fundamentals (EP 1, 2) This course provides students fundamental security training and a first-hand, detailed understanding of executive protection. Students will experience a hands-on approach of high-end, VIP and celebrity protection in the day-to-day civilian environment.

  • Advanced Executive Protection (EP 3, 4, 5, 6) The aim of this course is to upgrade the executive protection capabilities of law enforcement personnel and executive protection security officers and train them to work as a security team (4 security officers). The course is instructed in collaboration with Israeli Tactical School.

  • CA BSIS Exposed Firearms Permit (FA 1, 2) State Certification for an exposed firearm permit. Even if you are licensed or registered in the security field, you may not carry a gun on duty whether loaded or unloaded unless you have been issued an exposed firearm permit by the Department of Consumer Affairs. Permit must be kept on your person at all times while on duty.

  • Advanced Firearms Course (FA 3, 4, 5, 6) The Advanced Handgun Shooting Tactics Course is designed to test and reinforce the fundamental tools necessary for scenarios that security personnel are most likely to encounter. The skills learned are tied together with stress-based scenario-training. The course is instructed in collaboration with Israeli Tactical School.

  • Emergency Vehicle Operation Course (EVOC 1,2) This course provides students with both in-class instruction and practical application in vehicle operation. Students will drive and practice high-speed maneuvers and techniques relevant in both law enforcement and executive protection scenarios.

  • Behavioural Analysis and Aggression Course (HRA 1, 2, 3)

  • Operational & Supervisory Skills (OSS 1, 2, 3) Students will learn both fundamental and advanced skills utilized by executive protection supervisors to plan and execute security details. Students will gain first-hand knowledge by planning an entire security detail based on real-time information and destinations from a mock client provided to them.

  • Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC 1, 2, 3) This course introduces evidence-based, how to respond to and care for patients in a civilian tactical environment. It is designed to decrease preventable deaths in a tactical situation. The course presents the three phases of tactical care. Our instructors are NAEMT certified.

Duration: 168 hours

Course Cost: $11,147.00

* Cost includes all supplies

** For the EVOC class participants are we required to have a valid drivers licence

*** Participants are encouraged to bring their own handguns.

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