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Security Chauffeur Course

The only RoSPA accredited security chauffeur course in the UK

Course Overview

Specialist Operations Academy brings you the most Comprehensive 7 Day RoSPA Accredited Security Driving Course Available. Delivered by Subject Matter experts whom are former Greater Manchester Police Elite VIP and Special Escort Group trainers. Their combined experience of over 50 years including Royalty protection.

Course Syllabus

Day One - Introduction
On Day One we introduce you to the basic driving fundamentals:

  • Introduction
  • Driving Risk Assessment
  • The system of car control
  •  Cockpit check
  •  Vehicle Checks (first parade)
  •  Vehicle Security & Search
  • Driving posture

Once the checks have been completed we will begin intensive on road advanced driver training throughout the North of England.


Day Two - Driver Training
On Day Two we continue our intensive on road driver training.
Day Three - Driver Training
On Day Three we continue with our intensive on road driver training followed by the RoSPA Driving Assessment (Bronze, Silver or Gold), which is needed to progress to the security element of the course.
Day Four - Off Road Escape and Evasion
Day Four provides you with the essential skills required to escape and evade hostile driving situations.  We cover:

  • High Speed Driving & Handling Techniques
  •  Traction Control and ABS Appreciation
  •  High Speed Turns Skid Control & Correction
  • J Turn, Y Turn, High Speed Slalom (forward and reverse)
  • Rapid Reverse, Reverse 180, Forward 180
  • Driving with limited or loss of vision
  • Understeer/Oversteer
Days Five and Six - Security Driving Principles
Days five and six allow you to put into practice the skills learnt on day four. We also cover the following:

  • Escape and evasion techniques (both defensive and offensive)
  • Route planning and reconnaissance
  • Use of radios and non-verbal techniques
  • Pick up and set down techniques
  • Convoy driving using standard limo and 4×4 vehicles
  • 2 car drills focusing on driving lead vehicle
  • 2 car drills focusing on driving back up vehicle (4×4)
  • General Security Principles & Mobile Security
Day Seven - Assessment
Day Seven is assement day.  Each student will be required to complete both a written and a practical exam putting all of their training into practice.

Course Information

All courses can be tailored to suit individual needs or wants.  All escape and evasion training is provided in our own vehicles and helmets and PPE is provided.   We have full public liability insurance which requires that every driver taking part MUST hold a full driving licence for cars and be fit and healthy.

Lunch is provided throughout the course and all refreshments. Accommodation can be sourced locally at reduced rates.  Secure parking available on site with monitored CCTV

On Completion

All SOA courses encompass the widely respected RoSPA Advanced Driving qualification. And SOA’s RoSPA accredited status.

There are a vast array of well paid opportunities both here in the UK and Abroad for suitably qualified individuals to have a long term career in this field. We can provide advice and contacts for securing professional driving work in the UK and Abroad.

Specialist Operations Academy

Training Location

Specialist Operations Academy

Printshop Lane



United Kingdom

M46 9BJ

Upcoming Courses 

March 9th-14th

May 25th – 30th

July 13th – 18th

September 14th – 19th

October 12th -17th

November 16th – 21st

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