VIP Protection and personal assistance Course

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We are proud to offer this course in a variety of training formats to suit your needs. We use the highest quality learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable as possible. Our face to face calendar allows you to choose any classroom course of your choice to be delivered at any venue of your choice - offering you the ultimate in convenience and value for money.

June 2024

Code Date Duration Location Fee Action
VPA001 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Nakuru, Kenya KES 84,000 | $1,100 Register
VPA001 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Pretoria, South Africa $2,400 Register
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June 2024

24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
KES 84,000 $1,100
24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
I Want To See More Dates...

Unfortunately, we do not have any dates scheduled at this time. Do you have a date in mind when you would like to take your training?

Request Custom Schedule

Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected].


This IRES course  is objecting to provide the attendees with an understanding of how to prevent and lessen the likelihood of a criminal or terrorist attack against those they provide protective services to (VIPS). Sophisticated criminal or terrorist attacks are always difficult to detect or predict. In reality, quite often these acts of terrorism or criminal activity are well planned. They are more often carried out by intelligent, calculating individuals.


5 Days

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Course Objectives

•    Becoming familiar with how the terrorists select their targets
•    How they plan and prepare for their attacks
•    What is expected from the guards (assistants) to protect their client
•    Increasing the security awareness
•    Recognizing surveillance and how to escape from it

Course Outline

Module 1:

•    Introduction/goals
•    Define terrorism
•    Types of terrorist groups, organizational techniques and structure
•    Causes and motivation of assassination 
•    Determining the threat
•    Kidnapping prevention and hostage survival
•    Principles of protection
•    Stockholm syndrome
•    Steps of executing terrorist actions 
Module 2:

•    How to select guards
•    Guarding problems
•    Bombs
•    Bombs threat and how to deal with it
•    Cooper Theory for raising the mental and corporal readiness
•    Weapons used in assassinations 
Module 3:

•    Types of surveillance
•    Discovering surveillance
•    Analysis of routes
•    Inspection
•    Observing and describing (places – cars – persons) 

Module 4:

•    Security circuits
•    Guarding formation
•    Distributing roles during guarding
•    Duties and responsibilities

Module 5:

•    Security introductions (internal and external)
•    Communications
•    Important warnings to the VIP in case of moving without guards
•    Priorities of dealing with targets

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The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute(IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).


The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected] or [email protected]


Mob: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067


This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 , +250 789621067 ,or mail [email protected] or [email protected]



Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course.

Send proof of payment to [email protected] or [email protected]

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