C6 Executive Protection (EP) Academy

This 5 week course is designed for both Security Professionals seeking advancement into the Close Protection industry. This program incorporates both classroom and physical training with practical application exercises to equip graduates with the necessary skills required to excel in the growing Executive Protection Services field.

The course was designed and is taught by working professionals in the protective industry that have extensive experience in all facets of corporate/celebrity, dignitary and VIP protection. This Executive Protection course is the ideal starting point for those wishing to break into the protection business or those transitioning from Military or Law Enforcement.  The curriculum is current, relevant and is taught by industry professionals still actively working in the protection business. This course is designed to to give you the basic understanding and skill sets to become a part of a working detail.

In the Culmination Exercise (CULEX) Students will operate on a protective detail.  This course also incorporates range training for Advanced CCW firearms training specific to close protection.

** Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Completion

Example of Skills

  • Anatomy of a Protection Detail
  • Landing and Loading
  • Principals of Protection
  • Government vs Private Sector
  • Dealing with difficult people
  • 3rd Party Defensive Tactics
  • EP Tactical Firearms
  • Vehicle Readiness and Operations
  • Client Relations
  • Reports
  • Advance Operations
  • Surveillance Detection


If you are interested in our Executive Protection Academy join our interest list by filling out our online form. One of our vocational advocates will contact you with details.

Covered 6 accepts the post 9/11 GI Bill for our Academy.


Military service members or veterans may be entitled to use tuition assistance (TA) or Veteran benefits to attend our program.  Additional funding can come from the Department of Labor, Employment Development Department and local vocational work sources. To learn more about this unique opportunity to use tuition assistance to attend our program and/or earn your certifications, speak to a vocational training specialist at Covered 6 by calling Ph: 805.926.2055.

Informational Links: www.bppe.ca.gov