Introduction

The mission of the Executive Protection Professional Certification (CEPP) course is to support the development and needs of Professional advancement around the globe, in the fields of Executive Protection, Corporate Security, Dignitary Protection and Protective Security.

In the last few decades, private, corporate and the government security industry has expanded rapidly to meet the requirements of emerging global security needs and changing nature of threats. The Executive Protection Professional Certification course is designed to educate and train individuals to be an expert in the area of Protection for organizations, private and governmental sectors.

The Executive Protection Professional Certification course is intended for individuals who are primarily dedicated to contributing to the security and safety of private entrepreneur individuals, corporations and governments. Much of the work in the private security field requires individual effort and self-reliance. Those who aspire to manage themselves or their teams must understand the unique challenges inherent in security work that can be explored through the extended independent and in deputy study this program provides.

Meeting Global Standards

Using its global network of governments, private corporations, alliances and the industry specialist, the Executive Protection Professional Certification course is developed on a global basis for implementation anywhere in the world, to be adapted as source of operational resources.

Whether you are a an entry-level applicant hoping to move rapidly into the exciting field of protection, a team leader or director training the team for effective Executive Protection and Anti-Terrorism  operations, a corporate manager seeking to prepare your global employees and their families to live and work safely in a hostile environment, an experienced operative looking to advance your methodology and profession, the Executive Protection Professional Certification course has the key elements to meet the needs of industry.

CEPP Course Overview

The Certified Executive Protection Professional is a specialist certification training program, which involves combinations of key principles and operational skills for real life application within the protection field. This comprehensive specialist program is designed to cover the core skills and procedures required to provide effective personal protection and meet the needs from entry-level to seasoned practitioners—planning, research, intelligence, networking, and development within the art of executive protection.

CEPP course provides professional-level certification program open to individuals, corporate and private sectors involved in the protective security industry. This program involves industry based educational modules; tactical skill based training and protective measure that is
relevant in the professional protective security industry.

Executive Protection training concepts aim at taking a comprehensive approach involving threat analysis, advance planning and protocols, logistical sophistications designed to balance the comfort level of our clients with proper security procedures and a thorough emergency response and crisis management planning. The approach defines a fine balance between interfering with the client’s lifestyle and implementing the necessary protective procedures.

The CEPP course certification training are divided into 2 core training bases; the main training being the Executive Protection Essentials Training which focuses on all the relevant and core essentials of Executive Protection services.  This is followed by optional training in Executive
Protection Operative Skills training which focuses on the Operative based hard skill-sets that advances the Essentials training. Both the training elements are based on comprehensive protective principles and current methodology and tactics in protective operations.

  • Learn executive protection’s underlying philosophies and the mindset that drives both the protection specialist and a professional protection program.
  • Understand what it takes to succeed in this highly specialized profession and how to prepare for an entry-level position.
  • Develop the benchmarks of a thorough Executive protection program that can be integrated into a company’s security structure.
  • Understand the absolute Executive Protective principles that advances the security professional
  • Understand and develop the Proactive, Active and Reactive protective security measures in EP Operations
  • Gage the balance between theoretical protective principles and reality based application within an operational structure
  • Learn 3 Dimensional Protective Security Continuums of the modern times, threat profiling to predict hostile behaviors and situations in any environment.
  • Understand team dynamics based protective measures and intervention tactics.
  • Learn Protective engagement, Defensive tactics and weapon
  • Aligning the industry with current trends, technologies, and the needs of Executives Protection
  • Engage actively in discussing, designing and planning risk mitigation, threat & vulnerability assessment and red teaming measures
  • Understand integration of Cyber Security and IOT Security measures within protective process

The CEPP Course is integrated via:-

  • Classroom Lecture
  • Lesson Learnt on Each Module
  • Video Presentation
  • Case Studies
  • Interactive Group Sessions
  • Assessment & Discussion
  • Interactive Field Training Sessions
  • Urban Environment Training
  • Scenario Based Training

CEPP Training Module

The EP program focuses on comprehensive protective knowledge, tactical application and adaptive measures that enable an individual to act with in-depth advanced, proactive and reactive security principles and current updated methodology. Certifications are offered based on protective operational performance, evaluation and written course submissions.

All training modules are based on primary education and operational duties that an EP officer will need to comprehend to be part of the protective team. The course modules are covered in depth standards to meet the ever changing tactics of criminals, insurgents and terrorist adversaries worldwide. The course modules integrate both psychological and physical elements to enhancing the relevant methodologies used in the industry.

The course framework provides a high level applicable and realistic overview of the field of Protective Operations. The CEPP course focuses on comprehensive industry knowledge and applications that enable an individual professional to act with in-depth advanced, proactive and reactive security principles and current updated security methodology. The CEPP Certifications are offered based on protective operations performance, evaluation and written submission.

The course framework provides a high level applicable and realistic overview of the field of Protective Operations. The CEPP course focuses on comprehensive industry knowledge and applications that enable an individual professional to act with in-depth advanced, proactive and reactive security principles and current updated security methodology. The CEPP Certifications are offered based on protective operations performance, evaluation and written submission.

IACSP Certificate of Professional Qualifications: Executive Protection Essentials (5 Days Course)

  • Principals of Protection
  • RTV Assessment
  • Operative Tasks
  • Advance Protection
  • Protective Intelligence
  • Corporate Security
  • Crisis Management
  • Protective Dynamics
  • Physical Intervention
  • Vehicle Operations
  • Surveillance Detection
  • Travel Security
  • Cyber Security
  • Executive Protection Management
  • Field Operations FEX

IACSP Certificate of Professional Qualifications: Executive Protection Operative Skills (5 Days Course)

  • Mental Toughness
  • Neuro-Combatives
  • Conflict Management
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Defensive Tactics
  • Operational Weapons
  • EP Firearm Skills
  • EP Driving Skills
  • Immediate Action
  • Operator Fitness

The Executive Protection Professional Certification CEPP course is a board certified and accredited by the International Association of Counter Terrorism and Security Professionals IACSP SEA Region.

Certificate of Professional Qualification is Awarded to participants who satisfactorily participate in and complete all instruction modules and fieldwork sessions – and demonstrate particular acumen, dedication and drive. Certificate of Professional Qualification is awarded for both the EP Essential Course and EP Operative Skills Course upon completion.

As for the certification as IACSP  Certified Executive Protection Professional CEPP candidates are required to attend the mandatory Executive Protection Essentials Course (5 Days Training) and submit the post course Assessment Compliance and Submission Coursework within 60 days after completing the course. Once the Assessment Compliance and Submission Coursework are reviewed and approved by the IACSP Board the CEPP certification is then awarded to the respective candidate.

All CEPP course candidates are encouraged to complete the optional EP Operative Skills course training (Additional 5 Days) which highlights modules such as Neuro Combatives, Mental Toughness, Defensive Tactics, Firearms Skills, Medic or Basic Life Skills + First Aid, Defensive Driving Skills that supports tactical and operational skills of the Executive Protection professional.

Who Should Attend These Courses?

  • Corporate Security Professionals
  • Risk & Security Consultants
  • Heads of Security of Hotels & Shopping Malls
  • Aviation Security (AVSEC) Personnel
  • Public Transportation Agencies
  • Private Security Companies (PSC)
  • Armed Forces Personnel
  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Maritime and Port Security Personnel

Key Benefits of CEPP

  • Certificate by the IACSP
  • One year free membership to the IACSP
  • Three-month trial of IACSP TRAC Terrorist Database
  • CEPP Course materials
  • Exclusive membership into ASEAN Executive Protection Network
  • ASEAN EP Network Membership Certificate and ID Card
  • ASEAN EP Network Lapel Pin