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.
Day One - Introduction
On day one we introduce you to the basic driving fundamentals:
- 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
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.
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
All SOA courses encompass the widely respected RoSPA accredited status which can be utilised to advance your individual career or business prospects.
Specialist Operations Academy
March 15th – 20th 2021
June 14th – 19th 2021
July 12th – 17th 2021
September 13th – 18th 2021
November 15th – 20th 2021