SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITYREGISTERED UNIT STAND
SAQA UNIT STANDARD TITLE
- Provide Close Protection to Designated Persons
SAQA US ID
PURPOSE OF THIS UNIT STANDARD
The purpose of this unit standard is to enable relevant personnel who are tasked with the protection of desig-nated person(s) (principal), to provide protection to such person(s)(principa) against harmful threats whilst intransit, on foot or at a venue.Benefit for society of this unit standard is that the person who completes this, will contribute to safety in soci-ety.Person credited with this unit will be able to :
Ascertain the principals brief and risk profile
Plan the transit/foot/venue protection operation of a principal.
Protect a principal during transit/foot/venue movement.
Terminate and review the protection operation.LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNINGThe following knowledge, skills, attitude and/or equivalent :
A knowledge, comprehension and application of language and mathematical skills at NQF level 04.
Competently drive a vehicle according to the K53 standards.
Understand the relevant legislation required for the lawful possession and use of relevant firearms.
Handle relevant firearm safely.
Operate, use and maintain relevant firearm.
Shoot relevant firearm competently.
Use of firearms in tactical duty related situations.
UNIT STANDARD RANGE
The unit standard applies to the protection of designated persons against harmful threats, whether physical orelectronic, direct and indirect.