01942 885683 info@soa.uk.com

Course Overview

Specialist Operations Academy brings you the most comprehensive 6 day advanced security driving course. 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 a driving assessment, which is needed to progress to the security element of the course.

Days Four and Five - Security Driving Principles

Day four and five we allow you to put into practice the skills covered which are 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 Six - Assessment

Day six is assessment 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

You will receive a certificate which can be utilised to advance your individual career or business prospects.

Specialist Operations Academy

Training Location


Printshop Lane



United Kingdom

M46 9BJ

Upcoming Courses 

We no longer undertake individual training. We can provide group training session for a minimum of four students at a date to suit you.

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