14-Day Level 4 Advanced Surveillance

Advanced Surveillance


Anyone wishing to enhance their Surveillance skills and keep them sharp, anyone wishing to get into the remit of security and investigations.

The 14-day UCP course also gives the learner the minimum requirements to step into the surveillance industry and be confident taking on surveillance contracts and tasks.

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14 days of intense training for Surveillance covering all aspects from theory to practical in the skills of vehicle, foot, static, rural and urban and technical Surveillance within the surveillance industry.

Anyone wishing to enter the surveillance and investigation industry, or close protection would seriously need to take this type of training. This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to apply for a job in the private security industry.

Executive Close Protection kit list


Dark suit (does not have to be black) black shoes, dark or neutral tie, black socks and crisp white and pastel colour shirt (double cuff preferably) discreet cuff links

Assortment of casual clothing “without” logo’s and writing on your shirts, jeans or Dockers; we don’t like bright colours partly due to the course covering surveillance and counter surveillance, bring some gym clothing as there will be hand to hand combat and fitness training.

Belt, tactical or leather. UCP centre can sell these tactical belts so please don’t worry if you find it hard to obtain.


Good walking shoes with tread (we don’t recommend you buy new shoes just before the course due to wearing in (blisters) Weather cautious clothing in case of rain or breeze (think about what will make you comfortable) keep the shoe colour in line with the suit… trainers will be needed (no radical colours).


Laptop with Microsoft word and power point, USB memory stick with 10 GB max as you will not get this returned, Camera or phone camera with leads, small and large Notebook (small for day to day log) black pen and pencil with rubber.

Repeat due to importance;

Laptop (not tablet unless you have windows, PowerPoint and word installed)

Windows or office

PowerPoint is a must for briefing and de-briefing

Notebook: pencil and pen, eraser camera/camera-phone with chargers.

  • Instructor
  • Training equipment
  • Exams
  • Awards
  • Classroom
  • Range (Where Applicable)
  • Ammo (Where Applicable)
  • Accommodation (where applicable)
  • Food and beverages
  • Flights (where applicable)
  • Airport Transfers (where applicable)
  • Safety Glasses (Where Applicable)
  • Ear Defenders (Where Applicable)

Course Length

14 Days

Course Cost



UK, USA, Thailand, Lebanon, Sri Lanka, Spain, Italy and Singapore


Course Dates

Any time of the month


Award in CPD for Security, investigation, and Surveillance (advanced surveillance)


Working as a Bodyguard within the Private Security Industry

Skill Prerequisites

  • Level 1 Basic online Surveillance
  • Drivers’ Licence Any Nationality

*All prerequisite awards should not be expired
so please check the expiry date before applying
*All Candidates should have a reasonable level
of personal fitness


  • Mobile surveillance (advanced target awareness)
  • Foot to vehicle follow
  • Vehicle follow
  • Basic vehicle Surveillance and terminologies
  • Foot follow
  • Working on your own and within a team
  • Playing the Grey Man
  • Disguises
  • Triggers
  • Communications
  • Mapping of the urban streets
  • Venues
  • Shops
  • Seen but not noticed
  • Rural OP Overview
  • Operational Planning & Risk Management
  • Basic Photography
  • Threat and risk analysis
  • Triggering the target
  • Tactical movement to the OP (route selection)
  • Communications
  • Seen but not noticed
  • Kit & Equipment needed for sustained rural deployments
  • Voice Procedure & Reporting (keeping an OP log)
  • Strategic covert insertion & extraction into the target area
  • Rural OP (hide construction) in and out selections
  • Camouflage & Concealment
  • Operation from a Rural OP
  • Basic Photography
  • Threat and risk analysis
  • Triggering the target
  • Communications
  • Seen but not noticed
  • Actions on Compromise
  • 2 x final exercises (rural and urban)
  • Full 24 hour stake out operation
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