Executive Protection Course

This intensive executive protection training will enable you to achieve the required level of competence to start a career in the international close protection industry.


Above and Beyond

Top-notch Syllabus

Learning the ropes

You will learn how to provide executive protection professionally and effectively.

Skilled Instructors

Be trained by the best

The course is taught by instructors who are still active in the industry.

Practical Learning

Wasting no time

You will practice tried and trusted techniques and tactics over the challenging 21-day period.

Why Taking Executive Protection Training

The course will enable graduates to apply a proactive approach to personal protection and guarding.

If you are seeking for a bodyguard training that will equip you with core skills and enable you to embark on a career in the corporate close protection industry, our executive protection training fits the bill.

Private sector organizations, corporate executives, and business people are vulnerable to threats associated with operating in the global business environment, such as robbery, kidnapping, blackmails, extortion, information loss, reputation damage, etc. Thus, they turn for help to executive protection specialists to assess, mitigate, and contain the security risk. Providing personal security services requires special skills, knowledge, and traits. Undergoing a close protection course is one step of many towards becoming a capable protective security detail. As a professional bodyguard, you should never stop training since learning develops your skills, enabling you to keep your head above the water.

Bearing this in mind,  as a top-tier provider of executive protection services, Nemesis Protection has designed this unrivaled executive protection training that will teach you how to protect a Principal in the global corporate environment by applying a proactive approach. The course is aimed at both experienced operators intending to enhance their abilities and at those less experienced wanting to enter the industry.  

Extensively experienced instructors deliver scenario-based learning, and they will ensure that all candidates are properly trained. Our company has adopted a training philosophy – train as you will operate – underpinning our training principles to deliver the realistic, intensive, and dynamic course for candidates. You won't sit all day in the classroom nor practice outdated and never-tested techniques. You will practice on the field most of the time to learn from your own mistakes to develop sound judgment to make good decisions and choices.

The course is available to private and public sector organizations and civilians. The syllabus can be tailored to your organization's needs and delivered to your location worldwide. Pricing of the bespoke training program depends on curriculum, duration, and location. Get in touch at trainingdept@nemesisprotection.com to discuss your requirements.



Essential topics for starting a career in the industry

  • Roles and responsibilities of a bodyguard;

  • Concept of a close protection team;

  • Threat assessment | Risk analysis | Ops planning;

  • Transport management | Route and venue recce;

  • Teamwork | Operational briefing/debriefing;

  • Close protection foot and vehicle drills;

  • Vehicle and buildings embus/debus;

  • Attack recognition and reaction to armed attacks on foot/vehicle;

  • Venue-based and event security;

  • Search procedures (venues, people, and vehicles);

  • Behavioral intelligence | Interpersonal skills;

  • Business etiquette | International travel planning;

  • Emergency communication | Conflict management;

  • Incident management | Situational awareness;

  • Personal security | Anti-kidnapping | Anti-ambush driving;

  • Tactical weapons handling (concealed carry training – pistols);

  • Cybersecurity awareness;

  • Counter-surveillance, anti-surveillance, and TSCM;

  • Protective intelligence | Threat intelligence;

  • Operational security | Emergency first aid;

  • Covert, overt, and low-profile protection;

  • Hand-to-hand and tactical knife combat;

  • The final exercise in real-world conditions.


Upon completion, you will be able to

  • Plan and prepare close protection operations to minimize threats, vulnerabilities, and risks to a Principal;

  • Maintain the safety and security of the Principal while on foot, mobile, at venues, events;

  • Assess threats, vulnerabilities, and risks to the Principal and his/her assets;

  • Provide executive protection solo and in a team;

  • Use self-defense skills to protect the Principal and yourselves;

  • Liaise and communicate with the Principal, team, and others;

  • Provide immediate response to medical emergencies;

  • Deal with potential conflict while providing protection;

  • Establish and maintain secure environments;

  • Maintain personal and operational security;

  • Handle pistols safely;

  • Select a route and conduct a recce;

  • Perform vehicle, people, and site search, and conduct TSCM sweeps to detect and prevent information leak;

  • Detect hostile surveillance and assign anti-surveillance measures to enhance the protection;

  • Understand current cybersecurity threats;

  • Make international travel plans for the Principal;

  • Apply evasive, defensive, and anti-ambush driving.


The following qualifications are awarded

  1. Close Protection Operative Certificate

  2. Concealed Weapons Proficiency Certificate

  3. Emergency First Aid Certificate

  4. Certificate in Hand-2-Hand Combat

  5. Certificate in Tactical Knife Combat

  6. Lifetime Access to our N-Protect forum

Q & A

How much does the course cost?

The 21-day course costs 3000 EUR, and pricing is all-inclusive, covering accommodation, food, training facilities, learning material, equipment, airport pick-up and drop-off, and certificates.

What are the entry requirements?

The course is open to everyone who meets the following prerequisites.

  • Has a good fitness level and grasp of English

  • Is 18 years old and over

  • Has a clean criminal record and driver's license

  • Is in a good medical and mental condition

How to book the course?

If you are interested in attending the course, click on the Register Now, and it will redirect you to the event page. Fill in your details and pay a non-refundable deposit of 1000 EUR required to secure your place.

Is there a guaranteed job placement after the course?

In short, no, there isn't. No one can surely guarantee you a job after the course. However, we can promise a high level of training and on-going post-course support.

21-day Executive Protection Course
This intensive 21-day executive protection training enables candidates to achieve the required level of competence to start a career in the international close protection industry.
Sep 01, 7:00 AM – Sep 21, 11:00 PM
Belgrade, Serbia