JUNE 24-28, 2019
TUITION: TRANSITION & SELECTION INITIATIVE (See Tuition section below for details)


This five-day course is intended to provide pre-qualified candidates with essential residential security skills to perform in contemporary high net worth environments. Participants who complete the course satisfactorily will be prepared to assume active roles in ongoing and future residential security programs.

Who should attend:

Many outstanding executive protection agents have begun their careers in entry level positions in residential security.

This is a transitional course specially designed for individuals with backgrounds in the military, law enforcement, and governmental agencies who want to make their next career step a protective role in the private sector. Candidates with other relevant backgrounds and skillsets will also be considered. AS Solution champions diversity in the EP industry and encourages qualified candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

Learning goals:

Participants will have the opportunity to acquire and/or further develop a special mix of hard and soft residential security skills that are relevant to high net worth environments.

Hard skills:

  • Routine residential security tactics and procedures
    • Understanding SOPs for securing principals and their residences
    • Risk-based tactical positioning
    • Patrol management
    • Maintaining readiness through tactical drills and training
    • EP team liaison and mutual support
    • EP-related residential security functions
  • Emergency residential security procedures
    • Confirmed threat recognition and reaction
    • From routine to emergency mode
    • Fires inside/outside the residence
    • Dealing with intruders and managing suspects
    • Crisis lifecycle and the role of residential security agents
    • Medical emergencies
  • Discovering, preventing, and defusing potential/emerging/sudden threats and vulnerabilities
    • Suspicious person/vehicle identification and management
    • Suspicious mail/package identification and processing
    • Managing suspicious persons, groups, objects, vehicles
    • Explosives identification and related incident management
  • Physical readiness
    • Krav maga for executive protection
    • Understanding and maintaining defensive readiness and PT
  • Required and recommended equipment and tech

Soft skills:

  • Introduction to the family office and estate management ecosystem
    • Family, estate management and family office stakeholders, dynamics, mandates, expectations – and how these compare to military, LEO and other public-sector environments
    • Protective roles and responsibilities within the residential security network and hierarchy
    • Understanding family culture and the principals’ personal preferences
    • Managing media, paparazzi and uninvited visitors
    • Interview techniques
    • Effective communication and expectation management
    • Etiquette, professional standards, dress codes, dos and don’ts
  • Emotional intelligence as applied to successful residential security professionals
  • Personal and team branding
  • Introduction to the business of residential security
    • Report writing and logging
    • Career planning


  • Classroom instruction
  • Field exercises
  • Discussion and critiques


Instructors will be drawn from AS Solution’s experienced experts and global network of external partners, all of whom have extensive experience in their subject matter, understand contemporary private sector demands, and possess demonstrated teaching and interpersonal skills.


Successful participants will be awarded a CERTIFICATE OF QUALIFICATION for this program. Each certificate includes a three-tier ranking designation based upon individual performance: Proficient, Highly Proficient, or Exceptionally Proficient. Individuals who fail to meet the standards of this training program will not be certified by the Academy.


AS Solution only provides tuition-free training to those individuals whom we deem to be suitable for employment in the industry. Applicants will be evaluated according to a mix of criteria prior to course admission:

  • Relevant professional/educational background and experience
  • Ability to pass PFT requirements
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check
  • Possession of an active, valid driver’s license
  • Demonstrably high degree of personal ethics and professionalism

Training Hours:

This is an intensive five-day, 50-hour course. Instruction and field exercises will typically run from 8:00 to 20:00 H.


  • Previously offered at $2,200, AS Solution now waives all tuition fees for applicants who qualify through our Transition & Selection Initiative. The Transition & Selection Initiative is designed to provide exceptional training opportunities for United States military veterans, law enforcement officers, government agents, and other professionals with relevant experience seeking to develop protection careers in the private sector. For additional information, please check out our Press Release
  • Students are expected to cover their own travel and accommodation costs.

Local accommodations:

  • Accepted candidates will receive a detailed Student Guide providing training addresses and nearby hotels.
  • We will notify accepted candidates ASAP so that they can also make travel arrangements.

How to apply:

Click here for online application

For more information:

Contact AS Solution Global Training Academy