In-person Level IV training Courses. DPS Approved Level 4 Training Course. This course requires 15 hours, in person.
This is a 15 hour course that is required by the Texas Department of Public Safety – Private Security Board. This course meets if not exceeds the training requirements of the PSB for a Personal Protection Officer license which allows a security officer to work in a bodyguard position.
Subjects covered include: how to protect the principle when alone or as a team, threat avoidance techniques, and how to plan and scout escape routes. Some defensive tactics are taught as well as transportation tips, and the value and importance of proper planning and preplanning. THIS COURSE IS ALL CLASSROOM, NO RANGE OR LIVE FIRE IS REQUIRED
Prerequisites: The PSB Commission Rule 430.1 states that an applicant for a Personal Protection authorization must have already been issued a Commission.
*If you have taken a Level 3 course, you can take the Level 4 course. You just can’t apply for your Level 4 license until your Level 3 is issued.
Options in Personal Protection
Comprehensive Protection Planning
Coordination with local Authorities
Building a Client Profile
Rings of Protection
The Force Continuum
Unarmed Defensive Tactics
Private Security Act & Commission Rules
Texas Penal Code
Conflict Resolution & Avoidance
Use of Force & Deadly Force