Advanced Security & Driver Course

Pricing Information
₤750
699 / Course
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  • Timings: 10:00 - Till Late
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Minimum Age: 18+
  • Course Date: On request

Course Introduction

As a driver, these enhanced driving skills will help to: lower company insurance costs; reduce fuel and vehicle maintenance costs (as a result of smoother vehicle control); increase the safety of your passengers by reducing the likelihood of them being involved in road traffic accidents, Hi-jack, ambush, terrorism; and reduce the likelihood of third party claims being made against your company.

This course will ultimately enable you to efficiently provide mobile protection and security to both the client and other team members. The professional driver needs to be highly skilled and knowledgeable on all aspects of driving; including, observational skills, anticipation, situational awareness and possess a deep understanding of vehicle control, dynamics and handling skills. 

As an employer, this course will help to ensure corporate legal responsibilities are fulfilled, as a result of provisions within both the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act (2007) and Health and Safety Offences Act (2008), together with broader Health and Safety requirements.

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Threats / hazards & risks

  • Past and current case studies (car-jacking, kidnapping, assignation)
  • Avoidance through awareness; developing a pro-active mind-set.
  • Vehicle selection
  • Threat recognition
  • Carry out effective threat and risk assessment and analysis.
  • Convoy discipline TRAR – Threat Recognition, Analysis and Response.
  • hazard awareness, space management and roll-over prevention.
  • Risk assessments on the move (vehicle control, positioning, cornering, overtaking, Multi-lane roads, driving in darkness)
  • Differences between soft and armoured vehicles
  • Identifying threat level
  • Application of countermeasures and contingencies

Roles & responsibilities

  • characteristics of a good driver.
  • Chauffeur and driver Protocol and Etiquette – Driver and PPO. (Personal Protection Officer)
  • Familiarisation with the vehicle functions
  • Legislation
  • Vehicle preparation (POWDERY checks)
  • Management of refreshments
  • ensure passenger comfort and security
  • Accident Management and Medical Kits.
  • debrief, assessment and report

Driver & Vehicle dynamics

  • Five phases system of car control
  • Understanding awareness levels and the effects of survival stress.
  • Identifying human factors; the link between the psychological and physical aspects of driving.
  • Understanding reaction time and distance.
  • Developing conditioned responses to threatening situations
  • Understanding Electronic vehicle safety systems such as ABS, Traction Control and vehicle stability control programmes and their application.
  • Vehicle selection, 2 & 3 vehicle convoy positions

Vehicle search

  • vehicle tamper checks
  • Systematic search of vehicle (IED awareness)
  • Physical systems and manned security measures
  • SSSG (search secure seal guard)

Communication

  • Use of non-verbal communication
  • Radio procedures
  • Hand signals
  • Light signals
  • Security route cards

Vehicle disciplines

  • Vehicle control exercises; developing a smooth, accurate and consistent driving style.
  • Seating arrangements for client and team members
  • Airport and station meeting protocol
  • Pick up and set down procedures
  • passenger security leaving and entering the vehicle
  • Embus / debus (orthodox & unorthodox)
  • One, Two and three Car VIP Escort / convoy Drills.

Surveillance – (anti & counter)

  • Understanding that routine kills
  • Travel and contingency planning
  • Surveillance detection and pre-incident indicators.
  • Specialised installations, equipment and communications
  • TSCM (technical surveillance counter measures)

Route planning

  • Route planning; identifying choke points, alternative routes and safe havens.
  • Importance of secondary route planning as a minimum
  • Dealing with road blocks /check points.

Practical Exercises & Safety evacuations (A part of practical deal)

  • Practical coaching session to develop heightened perception skills and ‘system’ driving
  • Day & night driving
  • Defensive and evasive techniques
  • rapid reaction and adopting a strong driving style to ensure security and a safe exit from potentially compromising situations
  • Low profile advanced vehicle anti-ambush driving techniques (single & multiple convoy vehicles)
  • High profile advanced vehicle anti-ambush driving techniques (reactive & evasive anti-ambush)
  • Evacuating from a building into a vehicle; vehicle into a building and even vehicle into a vehicle
  • J-Turns
  • Y-Turns
  • Handbreak-Turns
  • Fish Tailing
  • Reversing at speed exercises
  • Slalom work
  • And much more…..

 

Just because you may have a driving license and / or a PCO does not mean you are suitable driver for the sector, let Dean Training Limited unlock the skills needed to be a competent and confident driver in all sectors – whether a currier driver or security driver.

Gain the skills required to operate effectively and confidently in your professional role as Chauffeur / security Driver and adding an additional safety measure to protect the principle.

Gain an additional important disciplines and skills as a lone worker in order to not be victim of criminal action.

Place yourself above your peers with a respected and favoured qualification which confirms your skills and abilities.

 

Please note it is mandatory for all candidates to hold or achieve a First Aid at Work or First Person on Scene qualification when applying for your SIA license.

You must provide:
  • Two identity documents from group A. At least one document must show your current address and at least one document must show your date of birth.

Or

  • One identity document from group A and two documents from group B. At least one document must show your current address and at least one document must show your date of birth.
Group A
  • If you are a UK passport holder, your passport number entered on the application form. You do not need to submit the actual passport.
  • Signed valid passport of any other nationality.
  • Signed valid UK photo driving licence (both parts of the full or provisional licence are required)
  • UK original birth certificate issued within 12 months of birth
  • UK biometric residence permit
Group B
  • Valid EU photo ID card.
  • Valid UK firearms licence with photo
  • Signed valid UK paper driving licence.
  • Marriage certificate or Civil Partnership certificate, with translation if not in English.
  • UK birth certificate issued more than 12 months after date of birth, but not a photocopy.
  • Non-UK birth certificate, with translation if not in English.
  • UK adoption certificate
  • P45 statement of income for tax purposes on leaving a job issued in the last 12 months.
  • P60 annual statement of income for tax purposes issued in the last 12 months.
  • Bank or building society statement issued to your current address, less than three months old. You can use more than one statement as long as each is issued by a different bank or building society.
  • Mortgage statement issued in the last 12 months.
  • Utility bill (gas, electric, telephone, water, satellite, cable) issued to your current address within the last three months. You can only submit one utility bill in support of your application.
  • Pension, endowment or ISA statement issued in last 12 months.
  • British work permit or visa issued in last 12 months.
  • Letter from H.M. Revenue & Customs, Department of Work and Pensions, employment service, or local authority issued within the last three months. You can submit more than one letter as long as each is issued by a different Government department or a different local authority.
  • A credit card statement sent to your current address within the last three months. You can submit more than one statement as long as each is issued by a different issuer.
  • Council Tax statement issued in the last 12 months.
  • Child benefit book issued in last 12 months.

Advanced Security & Driver Course

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