COURSES

GI Bill® Approved Courses | Executive Protection | Medical | Driving

We have more than 20 programs currently. Our certificate programs are designed to put graduates far ahead of the average industry professional. We deliver complete Executive Protection Programs ranging from 12 days to 8 weeks. We have scholarships and financing available. 

OUR MOST POPULAR PROGRAMS

Protective Security Certificate (PSC)™ – 53* days | 400 hours | GI Bill & Vocational Rehab Accepted
The PSC program is the favorite with veterans and the most complete protection package in the industry. The Protective Security Certificate pipeline encompasses all of our Executive Protection, High Threat Protection, and Medical Certificates. The PSC certificate course is the new gold standard in protective education and if there was a PHD in protective education, this would be it. This pipeline of 5 course modules will earn the graduate the Protective Security Certificate (PSC)™ and set graduates apart from the rest in the security industry. Few in the industry have received such extensive training and the PSC will set you up for success in all protective capacities in any threat environment.  During your 53 resident training, PSC candidates will be tested extensively throughout the program to ensure high standards are met and that all course graduates will be prepared for the industry. READ MORE

  • Module 1 – Driving Package – 7 days
  • Module 2 – High Risk First Responder/TCCC Cert – 6 days
  • Module 3 – Corporate & Celebrity Executive Protection – 8 days
  • Module 4 – High Threat Protection – 19 days
  • Module 5 – Surveillance Detection/TSCM – 10 days

We deliver the 53-day PSC pipeline 4 times per year. The training modules (seen above) may be taken together in the standard 53-day package, or separately over a period of up to 24 months. Students taking modules separately will still receive the exact same Protective Security Certificate. Tuition Assistance, Scholarships and Financing Available!

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Online Executive Protection Courses
When it comes to Executive Protection / Bodyguard training, much of what you will learn during typical resident training programs will be theory in a classroom setting. Executive Protection / Bodyguard training is as much a mental game as a physical one, and SECFOR’s properly constructed Online Executive Protection courses can teach you a variety of valuable topics that you can utilize in the field immediately.

Our courses are not just repackaged internet information on blank white screen and a background voice droning on….we at SECFOR do things a little different. Our courses include dynamic elements and video, including our on-the-ground video walk-throughs that show agents going through the planning process in real-world protective environments such as, Beirut, Los Angeles, Ciudad Juárez, and other relevant environments.  No additional outside books or materials are required to complete the online certificate course. Graduates may attend our resident training programs at a discounted cost upon completion of the online certificate program READ MORE

International Crisis Management (ICM)™  – 46 days | 378 hours | GI Bill & Vocational Rehab Accepted
This one-of-a-kind certificate program involves international travel to locations like Haiti, Lebanon, Colombia, the Philippines, and is a 100% GI Bill Approved. The  international crisis management course was developed by experienced international crisis managers and security professionals that have spent their careers traveling to foreign lands and dealing with a variety of challenges from covert protection details to Kidnap for Ransom negotiations.  The ICM certificate program is broken down into three modules: 6-days of Conflict Management & Kidnap Negotiations, 18-days of Air Travel threat Mitigation including combatives, blast mitigation and improvised restraints, followed by our 21-day International Security Advisor program which includes emergency foreign language skills which you will use during the OCONUS travel module of this course. The final week and a half of the course, students travel to foreign locations to conduct protective advances, full details, and manage kidnap for ransom scenarios. READ MORE

  • Crisis Management/Negotiator – 6 days
  • Air Travel Threat Mitigation – 18 days
  • International Security Advisor – 21 days
  • Travel to international locations

We deliver the 46-day ICM program only 2 times per year and there are limited spots available. The training modules (seen above) may be taken together in the standard 46-day package, or separately over a period of up to 24 months. Students must be of good moral character, with clean criminal backgrounds and have at least 6 months until expiration on their US Passport with no travel restrictions.  Tuition Assistance, Scholarships and Financing Available!

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Executive Protection Essentials (EPE)™ – 12 days/144 hours | $3850 | Lodging & Meals Included | Financing Available

We have packed 3 weeks of training into a 12 day period. Learn to work a variety of principals in low, Medium, High Threat environments from instructors currently working in all threat environments. We are bringing back this course due to popular demand. We understand that many protection professionals do not have the time to attend our 8 week PSC academy but still require top level training. The Executive Protection Essentials program is the package for you. We cover the realistic day-to-day grind that we as EP agents must deal with, as well as extreme situations and immediate actions. All instructors are current protection professionals working a number of different types of details in the US and OCONUS, including regular details with corporate CEO’s and celebrity clients into Mexico, Colombia, Lebanon, and many other challenging environments. This course is ideal for individuals new to the industry and those in Law Enforcement and Military that are adding to their skill set or transitioning into this new rewarding career.

This 12 day course includes the following:

  • 144 hours of training!
  • Lodging, Meals, Firearms Rental, Ammo included!
  • Evasive Driving
  • Firearms
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Tactical Emergency Casualty Care certificate (NAEMT)
  • Advance Work & Mission Planning
  • Surveillance Detection
  • Immediate Actions
  • Full protective detail

We only have 2 EPE courses scheduled for 2018. We will add more on interest, so let us know! Financing is Available!

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4 day Tactical Combat Casualty Care certificate

This certificate is issued by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians, NAEMT. CEUs available to EMTs and up. Despite the certificate title, the course focuses on severe trauma in hazardous conditions anywhere, not just the battlefield. Mass casualty incidents, active shooter, or any severe trauma where you must act quickly. MORE INFO

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Which route should I take? (Veterans & non-Veterans)

Protective Security Certificate (PSC)™ 53 training days | 400 hours | GI Bill & Voc Rehab

This will earn the graduate the Protective Security Certificate (PSC)™ and set graduates apart from the rest in the security industry. Few in the industry have received such extensive training and the PSC™ will set you up for success in all protective capacities in any threat environment. 

International Crisis Management (ICM)™  – 46 training days | 378 hours | GI Bill & Voc Rehab
This one-of-a-kind certificate program is a 100% GI Bill Approved and includes international travel to places like Lebanon, Haiti, the Philippines, Colombia, and other operationally challenging environments. The International Crisis Management (ICM) course has limited space so SIGN UP now.

Executive Protection Essentials (EPE)™ – 12 days | $3850 | Lodging & Meals Included

We are bringing back this course due to popular demand. We understand that many protection professionals do not have the time to attend our 8 week PSC academy but still require top level training. The EPE program is the program for you. We cover the realistic day-to-day grind that we as EP agents must deal with as well as extreme situations and immediate actions. All instructors are currently protection professionals working a number of different types of details in the US and OCONUS. This 12 day course includes the following:

  • Evasive Driving
  • Firearms
  • Medical – CPR for Professional Rescuer & TECC certificates
  • Advance Work & Mission Planning
  • Surveillance Detection
  • Immediate Actions
  • Full protective detail

We will be adding additional EPE course dates on the schedule soon, so check back.

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EMTs, Law Enforcement, Military, Security, Civilians (Just looking for trauma care?)

4 day Tactical Combat Casualty Care certificate

This certificate is issued by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians, NAEMT. CEUs available to EMTs and up. Despite the certificate title, the course focuses on severe trauma in hazardous conditions anywhere, not just the battlefield. Mass casualty incidents, active shooter, or any severe trauma where you must act quickly. MORE INFO

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Stand-Alone, Advanced & Specialty Courses

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7-Day Protective Security Driving

You may take as a part of our HTPS Pipeline above, or as a stand alone course.Including on and off road driving, accident avoidance, Night Vision Goggle driving in black-out conditions, PIT and Counter PIT, push-throughs forward and reverse, and a one-of-a-kind reverse clinic. Our staff has been through all the main civilian and government driving courses, and in many cases taught driving to special operations and other government units personnel. We have taken what we have learned through-out our operational and teaching careers and made a more relevant and usable program that produces a professional security driver unlike any other program. SIGN UP OR ASK QUESTIONS HERE

6-Day High Risk First Responder/TCCC Certificate

CPR for professional rescuer, Medical Emergencies (Cardiac, Stroke, Allergic Reactions), and Tactical trauma Care. You will come out with CPR /AED Adult, Child, infant for Professional Rescuer from the American Red Cross. Also the Tactical Combat Casualty Care certificate from the NAEMT. If you are already an EMT or have your CPR and do not want the PRO card, you may attend just the 4 day TCCC portion. SIGN UP OR ASK QUESTIONS HERE

8-Day Executive Protection Course

This course covers the day-to-day job duties of an EP agent, and includes mission planning, threat & risk assessment, route mapping, daily activity reporting, after action reports, basics of moving with a client, in vehicles, restaurants, office spaces, public events, entertainment venues. The course finishes off with a full overnight detail in Los Angeles. SIGN UP OR ASK QUESTIONS HERE

32-Day Advanced High Risk Protection| Gi Bill Approved

This is our Government Contract PSD course. All current protocols are followed strictly. We surpass all current Government PT and firearms quals. With substantial attrition during government PSD training programs , it pays to be prepared. Instructors are just off vaiour government contracts to give you the current info you need to succeed. SIGN UP OR ASK QUESTIONS HERE

28-Day Designated Defensive Marksman | Gi Bill Approved

Providing over-watch to government level protective efforts. We surpass all government long-gun qualification course and our instructor staff are all experienced protective & military sniper instructors. SIGN UP OR ASK QUESTIONS HERE

30-Day Remote Area Security Operations | Gi Bill Approved

This course concentrates on small, low profile, other government contracting, or private security teams working in austere, remote environments. SIGN UP OR ASK QUESTIONS HERE

4-Day TCCC Certification Course (Emergency Trauma Medicine)

This is hands down the best TCCC course available today which is why it is a favorite with US Special Operations, Local and Federal Law Enforcement. This course is already included in the above 42 Day Pipeline, but may be taken separately. LE, EMS, and Military Discounts available. SIGN UP OR ASK QUESTIONS HERE

10-Day Surveillance Detection/Counter Surveillance | Gi Bill Approved

The most up-to-date technical surveillance & countermeasure course, taught by current government-level experts. Specialized training for security specialists going into corporate and government sectors. SIGN UP OR ASK QUESTIONS HERE

18-Day Air Travel Threat Mitigation | Gi Bill Approved

Your EP job doesn’t stop just because you are traveling by air. We use an actual jet airline as a training platform. One of our most intense courses available will prepare you for today’s unfortunate reality of potential criminal terrorists attempting to disrupt conventional air travel or use planes as weapons. SIGN UP OR ASK QUESTIONS HERE

6-Day Crisis Management Negotiator | Gi Bill Approved

Taught by actual Kidnap & Ransom Negotiators, and security teams that provide recovery investigations services to the same. There are no formal courses that teach this unique skill. Hostage negotiation is different than K & R Negotiation in many different ways. Learn from those actually doing the job. SIGN UP OR ASK QUESTIONS HERE

21-Day International Security Advisor | Gi Bill Approved

2 weeks of language, cultural training, pre-advance work, mapping, regional familiarization & mission planning, before heading to an international location for the final week of the course. Once on the ground, course participants will complete full advances before completing a protective mission, while immersing yourself into local language, culture and receiving regional security briefings by local SMEs. SIGN UP OR ASK QUESTIONS HERE

TRAINING CALENDAR

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COURSES TO LOOK OUT FOR IN THE FUTURE 

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Maritime Security | Anti-Piracy Course

Numerous internationally recognized maritime certificates including SECFOR’s custom maritime threat mitigation module. ASK QUESTIONS

Advanced TCCC

Designed for Military and Law Enforcement medics, this 5-day course covers prolonged care and advanced field interventions medics may encounter. ASK QUESTIONS

Public Safety & Security Diver

Taking students up to an advanced diver certification then through the Public Safety Diver Certification, before moving onto specialized security diver training ASK QUESTIONS

Advanced Tactical Medic | DOS Medic

EMT and Advanced EMT Certifications in addition to austere medical skills suitable for government contractors. Current EMTs will be able to begin the course after EMT certifications. Military medics will have the opportunity to complete abbreviated versions of the EMT curriculum as the NREMT allows. More to follow. ASK QUESTIONS

CONTACT US for more information!

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All veteran funded training is conducted by MiraCosta College Community Services & Workforce Development located at 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, California 92011

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