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Executive Protection Training Course
Frequently Asked Questions
Who should take this course? This course is suitable for anyone who wishes to start a career as an executive protection specialist or bodyguard. Often, people interested in this line of work tend to be returning overseas security contractors, former military personnel and police & law enforcement officers, but this course is also appropriate for civilians.
Do I need training to be an executive protection specialist? Yes, especially if you are new to the security profession and are seeking a career in this field.
How long is the course? The executive protection course is 50 hours over a five day period.
What’s covered in this course? The course is structured into three sections aimed at providing attendees with the following:

1. Basic executive protection specialist unarmed certification
2. Basic pistol marksmanship and tactics
3. Fundamentals of protective driving


What do I receive at the end of the course? Participants attending all five days of the course receive an Executive Protection Specialist certificate which may be used to supplement your resume and training history.

“If you are interested in expanding your career into Executive Protection, there is no better place to learn than with the seasoned experts at Pinkerton. This course will cover the full range of foundational concepts and principals that are required for success. Taught by seasoned experts with real world experience in Executive Protection, this course empowers participants with valuable hands-on learning!” — Pinkerton Staff

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