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Ronin™ (SA) provides a Close Protection Course which, due to its multi disciplined nature, is highly relevant to a host of security applications both land based and maritime, be they within either a Hostile or a Medium Risk environment.

Many of our graduates have military & police backgrounds, but this is not a requirement to attend our training. Civilians with suitable background checks, an open mind, disciplined work ethic and a good level of fitness do very well.


Course Content

Our Close Protection Course covers the broad spectrum including Prehospital Emergency Care, Pedestrian Escort, Venue Security, Protective Driving, Conflict Management, Firearms and Operational Preparedness. 

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Course Certification

Close Protection Certificate incl. Advanced Driving
(Skidpan & Raceway)
First Response Emergency Care Certificate Level 3 (FREC3)(RQF)
Team Medical Assistant Certificate
Firearm Competency (Handgun & Carbine) Certificate to Tactical level

Certification is directly compliant with the following Licensing Bodies:

Local Recognition of Prior Learning

Upon successful completion of the Ronin SA Close Protection Course, you are welcome to apply for RPL / APL in your home country for the purpose of licensing as a Close Protection Officer.

For the United States, please approach your Individual State.

For a complete list of the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) / Regulated Qualifications Framework OUTCOMES ATTAINED, please visit this page.

Course Dates

Location & Accommodation

Cape Town, South Africa

Scenic Hout Bay is a lively coastal town with a lovely swimming beach and a picturesque harbour where you can buy some of the best fish and chips in the world.


Students live in modern self-catering apartments sharing a room with a colleague (same gender) close (200m) to the beach,  restaurants, shops, gyms, laundry and best of all, the  training center.


Breakfast & Dinner is taken at an assortment of local restaurants on a voucher based system. Tastes range from Italian to Mexican and all the usual tastes  in between

Helsingborg, Sweden

Known as Sweden's friendliest City, Helsingborg is located close to the sea and nature and offers great restaurants, good shopping, interesting museums, great cultural events and much more.


Students live in modern self-catering cottages sharing a room with a  colleague (same gender) close (100m) to the beach. The resort includes an on-site restaurant, convenience store as well as a jogging track through the forest. 


Buffet Breakfast and Dinner is served on-site. 

Fully Inclusive

Course Equipment & Weapon Rental
Operational Frontline Ambulance Shifts
(Dep of Health requires full COVID-19 vaccination)
Range Fees (Tactical Kill House & Glass Shooting)
Course Vehicle Rental
Skidpan & Raceway Fees
Certification Fees & Postage
Airport Transfers (South Africa Only)
Half-Board (Breakfast & Dinner)
Any Applicable VAT

Entry Requirements

English Language Proficiency
Driving License for more than 2 years - minimum of a Code B with Manual / Stick Shift transmission
Good physical fitness baseline - tested on arrival with our Standard Fitness Test
Clear or Approved Criminal Background Check

Additional Information

For further detailed Information relating to Travel, Entry Criteria, Postponement and Cancellation Policies


What To Bring

Casual clothing is acceptable in class but in addition to this we would request that you bring the following documentation, clothing & equipment

Fee Reductions

Ronin SA does offer Fee Reductions to certain people. To view the criteria kindly visit the Fee Reductions Page

Course Cost

Standard Course Cost: 

EUR €7150 LESS any applicable Fee Reductions given your specific circumstances

Apply below to get a personalised quote setting out all applicable Discounts!

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Payment Procedure

Payments can be made via Electronic Funds Transfer by your bank (EFT) from either your Current or Credit Card account.

Payment can be made in two instalments: EUR €3575-00 deposit to secure your place & the balance on / before your arrival

Apply Online

  • Apply online to see if you meet the criteria for training with us
  • We will answer you within one working day
  • No Risk & No Obligation


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