Mainly designed for military personnel but now brought into the private security world especially for the PSC sector. Designed by the British in WW11 and now enhanced by many real-life scenarios making this course for everyone. Anyone wishing to enter the medium to high-risk industry of close protection armed sector then this is a must. In fact, anyone that wishes to survive any sort of threat this world offers.

Anyone who is concerned about keeping themselves and their loved ones safe when equipment malfunctions, weather turns, injuries happen, vehicles break down, batteries die, or a multitude of other issues come up.

The 2-day UCP course also gives the learner the minimum requirements to apply for overseas high-risk jobs such as Middle East, Africa and South America.


This course will see you on the run after being captured and interrogated, navigating by stars and natural elements trained to you prior to your mission, evading the enemy and finding shelter for the night before trekking many miles to a ERV zone where you will have to hold out until rescue comes.

You will be trained to resist interrogation that could put your team in jeopardy, learn the art of negotiation keeping you alive until you work out the best escape plan.

2 days of intense training for hostile environment close protection covering all aspects from theory to practical with a multiple-choice exam to complete the course.

 Anyone wishing to enter the high-risk industry of armed close protection would seriously need to take this type of training (former military or not) This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to apply for a job in the private security contractor or overseas high-risk industry. The 2-day UCP course also gives the learner the minimum requirements to apply for overseas high-risk jobs such as Middle East, Africa and South America.

You will be put through your paces from our highly experienced tutors, so prepare to train hard every single day., so this course really prepares you for high risk bodyguarding and for armed Private Security Contractors looking to work overseas in places like Iraq and Libya for example.

Minimum Required Kit List


  • Closed toed shoes (hiking boots preferred)
    • Long pants
    • Sun hat
    • Long sleeve shirt
    • Extra pair of socks
    • Warm layers (possibly including a warm hat and gloves depending on the season/forecast)
    • Rain gear (you never know what the weather will decide to do!)
    • At least 2 large full water bottles (at least 2 litres) and extra water)
    • Headlamp (with extra batteries, red setting is nice to have)
    • Bedroll sufficient for local night-time temperatures seasonally appropriate (thermal pad (non-inflatable recommended) and sleeping bag)
    • Shelter (tent with a ground cloth, OR a tarp, line, and optional stakes. subdued/earth toned colours best)
    • Sufficient supply of all needed medications (twice the amount for the time planned on being out), and other health support items including minimal toiletries:
    • Backpack
    • One more litre of carrying capacity (3 litres total)
    • Full change of clothes
    • Another change of socks (minimum wearing 1 and carrying 2 more)
    • Food for another 5 days of Breakfasts, Lunches, and snacks (again dinners will be provided)
    • Survival items you have questions about or want to practice skills with (maps, compasses, shelter pieces, fire starters, bought survival or medical kits, etc.)
    • Sunscreen
    • Sunglasses or safety glasses
    • Bug spray or bug head-net (seasonal)
    • Camp chair/crazy creek/sit pad
    • Note taking materials
    • Leather gloves
    • Personal camouflage items like face paint, cloth, etc…
  • Binding, Lashing, & Tying Techniques


  • instructor
  • Training equipment
  • Exams
  • Awards
  • Classroom
  • Range (where applicable)
  • Ammo (where applicable)
  • Kitchen with microwave and Fridge


  • Accommodation (where applicable)
  • Food and beverages
  • Flights (where applicable)
  • Airport Transfers (where applicable)
  • Safety Glasses (where applicable)
  • Ear Defenders (where applicable)

Course Length



Level 2 SERE B (Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape)

Course Cost



Los Angeles - California - USA


Course Dates

21st – 23rd Of Every Month


Internally set and internally assessed Practical Tasks

Skill Prerequisites

  • Good Understanding Of The English Language
*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


  • Preparing for Evasion
  • Navigation
  • Negotiation
  • Bushcraft
  • The principles of effective camouflage
  • Meeting your basic survival needs in tactical environments
  • Movement techniques when alone or in a small group
  • How to minimize signs of presence and passage
  • NBC (Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical) considerations
  • Packing for silence and camouflage
  • Physical conditioning
  • Setting up covert contacts/communication strategies
  • Psychological factors affecting evaders
  • Methods to calm anxiety
  • Effective Camouflage
  • Learn to use natural and manmade materials to mask visual, audio, and olfactory perception
  • Water and food sources
  • Learn to build evasion shelters
  • Understand when and how to build a combat fire
  • Movement Techniques:
  • Learn the best times to move in tactical situations
  • Learn how to cross various types of barriers effectively (roads, walls, fences, etc)
  • Practice basic hand signals for small group travel
  • Minimizing Signs of Presence and Passage:
  • Learn to Move through different environments while minimizing tracks
  • Learn methods to sweep and naturalize a campsite to minimize later detection
  • Learn what types of vegetation and ground to avoid
  • NBC (Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical) Considerations: Learn how to respond in NBC conditions to improve you and your companions’ chances of survival
  • Training covers: This single-day training covers many different Knots, Hitches, and Lashings, incorporating hands-on practical applications in scenarios like shelter-building, lashing up poles between trees, making tripods, and emergency ascension or rappel.
  • Complete Course Description:
  • Basics: The nomenclature of a line, a couple simple effective bends and loops, and methods to store line
  • Running end, body, standing end, over and underhand loops, turns, wraps, bight, and tail
  • How to prepare line for effective use: cutting to appropriate lengths and burning the ends so they are streamlined
  • Two different bends and how to untie them easily
  • The difference between a running loop and slip loop and how to utilize them for different purposes
  • Two different ways to tie the “king of all knots” the Bowline and the trick to easily untie it
  • Two methods to store your line so it can be used quickly in emergencies
  • Knots for Shelter: Several knots that are simple, fast, and effective to tie out emergency material shelters
  • Learn several hitches that can be used to put up and take down a tarp-type shelter quickly
  • Knots for emergency evacuation: Several knots and improvised rope work useful in lowering out of damaged buildings or down cliffs
  • Lashings: Useful for building just about anything you might need in the backcountry
  • Learn a lashing useful for connecting poles in-line to make tripods for things like drying racks, smokers, A-frame shelters, tables, hanging cooking pots over the fire, etc.