Force/Facilities Protection

The IHSDP for the Homeland Sector is designed for staff working in security, specifically those responsible for the safeguarding of facilities and personnel, for example corporate headquarters or government facilities. Shore based maritime operations or the protection of staff working remotely.

As with the Aviation, the Force / Facilities Protection qualification comprises of core and optional modules.

The qualification is suitable for all levels of operation, from security personnel to shift managers and senior level staff with security responsibilities. The IHSDP for the Force/ Facilities Sector is an accredited, modular qualification for staff working specifically within static facilities or with responsibility for land based facilities. The IHSDP for Homeland / Facilities is an ideal qualification for staff working in:

  • Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) facilities
  • Government facilities
  • Government facilities
  • Corporate / Private Sector facilities and Headquarters
  • Ports (land based facilities)
  • Sports Venues
  • Public Venues (theme parks, leisure facilities)
  • Hostile / High Risk Environments


Levels of Study

The IHSDP for Homeland / Facilities seeks to develop the skills of staff at all levels of security operations, from static and mobile security staff to supervisors and operations managers, with multiple levels of award available.

As such the IHSDP is applicable for all staff within your operation.

  1. Foundation in International Homeland Security (FIH)
    • 8 Core and 4 Optional units


This level of study is ideal for static security and 'on the ground' staff working in low threat environments.

Ubique have successfully delivered this qualification to non-English speaking staff working in static and mobile operations as well as those with specific responsibilities (search teams, female search teams).

  1. Intermediate in International Homeland Security (IIHS)
    • 8 Core and 8 Optional units


An enhanced level of study, the Intermediate IHSDP is designed for front line staff with supervisory responsibility or where specific knowledge relating to AVSEC is required (scanning, SIMFOX, TREFOX).

  1. Extended in International Homeland Security (EDIHS)
    • 8 Core, 12 Optional and 2 Specialist units


The advanced diploma is intended for front line staff working in hostile or high threat environments as well as senior managers and decision makers where operational knowledge or implementing security operations are required.


Close Protection (CP) Courses

Ubique Worldwide Training offer Close Protection Courses and are as per the UK SIA CP Criteria and course content. The course includes registration and Passport.

Included within the IHSDP Force / Facilities Protection is our unique stand-alone Weapons Safe and Tactical Handling City & Guilds Accredited training which includes the Unique Ubique Worldwide Training Ltd passport registration. Please refer to our Weapons Training Section for more details.


Advanced Accreditation

The advanced diploma is intended for front line Senior and Executive Management working in hostile or high threat environments as well as senior managers and decision makers where operational knowledge or implementing security operations are required.

The IHSDP C&G Advanced level (ADIHS) requires accreditation in the 8 core / compulsory Units plus accreditation in 12 Optional and 2 Specialist Units for full pass accreditation. This course goes more in-depth into each Units subject matter.


Core / Compulsory Units

  1. Basic First Aid.
  2. Access Control.
  3. Behaviour Analysis. ( Profiling )
  4. Communication Skills.
  5. Risk Assessment.
  6. Conflict Resolution.
  7. Working as Part of a Team and Other Agencies.
  8. Search Technics, Person, Vehicle and Property.


Optional Units

Students are required to achieve accreditation in 12 optional units that are taken from our extensive standalone catalogue that that are specific to their operational roles.


Specialist Units

Students will be required to achieve 2 Specialist Units to complete this level of accreditation. The specialist units are pre-determined again allowing the student to achieve maximum levels of achievement in their respective duty or operational roles. We have the flexibility with the City & Guilds contract to be able to facilitate this area.

Students will undergo Classroom Tutorials, Practical exercises, Planning exercises including table top presentation and exercises, Private Homework Study and Research, Case Study preparation and Paper Presentation. Liaison and Collaboration without outside agencies for Operational and Emergency Planning Purposes. Stage process Examinations, Final Examinations. As with all IHSDP Programmes the course delivery is based in the UK NVQ (National Vocational Qualification) system therefore will include periods of on job / assignment assessment and mentoring as conformation of student's retention of subject matter.

The course duration will be a minimum of weeks dependant on the student's capabilities that can be spread over a period of time and not restricted to 6 weeks constant learning. All students work will be compiled into a student portfolio which includes video classroom / practical exercise work and final verbal examination.