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Media, Celebrity, Artist and Personality Protection Operations Award Level 3

Keeping up with celebrities has become a national pastime. But protecting those who are revered and admired in the public eye is a profession only suited to a select few. From bodyguarding on the red carpet to shielding celebrities from the baying mob of the flashing bulbs of the paparazzi. Protecting celebrities and high-profile public figures has never been more in demand.

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Media, Celebrity, Artist and Personality Protection Operations

FROM £490.00
MANDATORY REQUIREMENT FOR Becoming Media, Celebrity, Artist and Personality Protection Operations Award Level 3 certificated


Profiling of a celebrity client


Operating in the world of music and touring


Operating in the Celebrity bubble


Operating in the world of movies (film locations and Premiere/events)


The need for media and access to fans mixed with need for security


How to conduct a Venue threat assessment specific to the Celebrity threat


Dealing with Crowds, Fans, & The Press as well as direct and indirect Fixated person issues


3rd party security and driver provision and liaison


The Art of Pass systems – the key to control


Dealing with the paparazzi and autograph professionals


Moving your client through crowds, international travel and ‘the dynamic’


Recognition and management of a range of trauma emergencies


Working with the publicist and staff


Award shows and events


Expecting the unexpected –Pranks and terror attacks


Written theory test as part of table top exercise, practical skill assessment and ongoing formative assessment Individual performance during realistic exercise scenarios

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What Is The Media, Celebrity, Artist and Personality Protection Operations Award Level 3 Course?

In the celebrity obsessed world of Kim Kardashian West and President Donald Trump, reality TV stars and politicians have never been more at the forefront of a social media and celebrity driven society.

The Media, Celebrity, Artist and Personality Protection Operations Award Level 3 course is designed solely to develop and educate the operator in the field of celebrity protection. With the emergence of the celebrity culture, security and protection has never been more of an issue then it is now for those in the public eye.

NOTE: This level 3 course requires previous attendance at an SIA approved  Close Protection course prior to attendance.

What Does The Course Include?

Keeping up with the Kardashians star, Kim Kardashian West and her well documented robbery heist in Paris was an indication that security operations and personal protection should always be a priority for celebrities and high-profile public figures.

From Red Carpet events, film set security to paparazzi interest and fixated person mitigation, the Media, Celebrity, Artist and Personality Protection Operations Award Level 3 course is the bench mark for protection officers working with celebrity in all its many forms.

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Often called a bodyguard, a personality protection operative is a type of security guard or government law enforcement officer or soldier who protects a person or people — usually high-ranking public officials or officers, wealthy people, and celebrities — from danger. This can include theft, assault, kidnapping, assassination and harassment.
To develop the concept of celebrity and business risk mitigation as a solo and team operation and to produce effective industry specific development and plans to support effective protection provision in a difficult and security risked situation.
The average bodyguard / personality protection operative makes £55,000 per year while some sign contracts for £700 per day or £180,000 per year. Location, experience, training, job description, and danger are the major factors in determining pay.
As well as the relevant training and license. Background checks are commonly required for this position. The screening process includes a fingerprint check, drug test, criminal background check, and reference verification. Any outstanding issue on one's criminal record can negatively affect employment chances. Bodyguard / personality protection operatives also need to maintain excellent endurance and athleticism to meet the demands of this job.
In some cases, you will need to complete continuing education requirements to maintain license. This ensures skills are up-to-date and knowledge of new laws and policies are understood.
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