VIP and Celebrity protection job is a reserve for the few but the profession, as hard as it looks, is well paying. The training usually takes less than one year but it’s very intensive. What you are trained is how to respond to emergencies, charged crowd, how to behave in volatile areas, the moments the VIP or celebrity needs to be guarded most, how to prevent assassination and many aspects of protection.
The average salary of a bodyguard/VIP protection officer is $5,000 in USA and slightly more than $3,000 in most European countries. In Africa, it’s between $1,000-$3,000.
The basic requirements to pursue VIP protection course
What is needed is evidence of no criminal record and also you must be physically fit.
Colleges which offer VIP Training courses
Bodyguard Services South Africa
The Israeli College for Security and Investigation
Krav Maga Philippines
Israel Counter Terror & Security Academy
TSU Protection Services
Police Science Institute
Israeli Security Training Center
Ronin South Africa Close Protection & Remote Medic Training
IKMF Krav Maga VIP Protection
Common VIP Training Courses
|2 weeks||VIP Bodyguards Basic Level|
|1 week||Security Management:
Peripheral Security & Facilities Protection
|2 week||Israel’s Security Experience – coping with terrorism|
|1 week||Protecting Strategic Sites and Energy Facilities|
|2 week||Hotel’s Security management|
|2 week||Investigation and Intelligence|
|1 week||Armed Fighting and Israeli Military Krav Maga
|2 weeks||VIP Bodyguards – Advanced Level|
|1 week||Advance Bodyguard and Sniper with Intelligence Support|
You can decide to enroll for the course online or visit the colleges for training. The best training colleges are located in Israel.