Global Protection Group has a great deal of experience in implementation of advanced training programs. Our academy has been accredited by Board of Education, and through the decision OKS.4430.25.2013.XII the center was entered into the register of private schools and centers. In 2017 Global Protection Group has been awarded by Military Centre for Standardization, Quality and Codification with the NATO Commercial and Government Entity Code NCAGE: 3347H.
 
The recipients of GPG activities are:
  • army, police and other law enforcement agencies,
  • ministries, authorities and governmental institutions,
  • domestic and foreign private security agencies,
  • international corporations i.a. from the following branches: energy, mining, manufacturing and information technology.
 
Thanks to the cooperation with instructors from government training centers (including the Military Engineering and Chemical Troops Training Center in Wroclaw, Border Guard Training Center in Kętrzyn) our programs are consistent with the themes of courses provided by the Ministry of National Defense and the Ministry of the Interior educational centers as well as normative documents and teaching methodology of NATO .
 
In 2014 GPG was chosen as the official IBCOL Poland training team. IBCOL Poland is an exclusive distributor of EOD / IEDD / C-IED equipment of the following companies: Chemring EOD Alford Technologies, Schiebel Elektornische Geraete GmbH.
 
Thanks to Mobile Group of Instructors (MGI) GPG is able to implement its trainings in any place in the world chosen by the customer.
 
 
Due to the type of customers, we divided the trainings as follows:
  • for the military,
  • for LEA and security, 
  • for companies and individuals.
C-IED / Disposal Training
UXO / IED Threat - Awareness Training
 
Training is designed for employees of the uniformed services (the Armed Forces, Law Enforcement Service) and people working in the potential presence of UXO hazards (Unexploded Ordnance), IED (Improvised Explosive Device).
 
Training for Armed Forces (uniformed services conducting military/law enforcement operations such as COIN-counter insurgency operations).
 
Divided by specialization soldiers/teams/units:
 
BASIC - open to all soldiers/officers, regardless of specialization. Training of individual soldiers and whole units/sub-units, as well as exercises for unifying all groups.
  1. UXO Awareness Lessons (theory and practice). Safety principles, collecting information for another services (Reports, Marking etc.).
  2. Anti landmine drills: recognition, reaction to contact, self evacuation (on foot, vehicle, single/team etc.).
  3. Basic skills recognition of landmines, using simple equipment (probe, knife etc.).
  4. Basic awareness training IED: construction principle, tactics and techniques. 
  5. The basic tactics of counter IED in the field (on foot, vehicles).
  6. The basic principles of search vehicles in terms of the occurrence of dangerous objects.
  7. The basic principles of the search personnel for the occurrence of dangerous objects.
  8. The basic principles of the search of buildings/premises to ensure that no dangerous objects are present.
  9. The basic skills - post blast rules, evidence collection.
 
 
UXO / IED Threat - Advanced Training
 
ADVANCED - designed for soldiers/officers who are directly involved in the elimination of the threat (eg. EOD - Explosive Ordnance Disposal).
 
Training of soldiers and sub-units/teams as well as exercises for unifying all group/unit.
 
1. UXO:
  • recognition,  risk assessment, ways of destroying the place in order to find (BiP - Blow in Place) objects or in preparation for transport, the choice of location for destruction; calculation of dangerous zone. Destroying the use of standard explosive charges. Destruction by using LOW ORDER techniques.
2. LAND MINES:
  • detection, neutralization of different types of land mines.
3. IED:
  • types of IED tactics to use, threats, IEDD (Improvised Explosive Device Disposal) philosophy conducting reconnaissance and neutralization of IEDs different types and destination, components etc.. 
 
This section is dependent on the level of knowledge of trainees and equipment at the disposal. The training will be planned and conducted in accordance with the capabilities of the trainees.
4. USE THE EQUIPMENT:
  • operator’s training:  metal detectors;
  • operator’s training:  remote operate vehicles (ROV) in the activities related to the recognition and neutralization of threats;
  • operator’s training:  disruptor Chemring RE 70 M3 PLUS;
  • IEDD High Energetic Tools – (eg.: modular user-filled charges); 
  • operator’s training:  of EOD suits;
  • operator’s training:  hook & line kits.
 
 
C-IED Basic - Awarenes Training
 
The training is intended to people who are going to work in an environment with hazard occurrence of threat and terror.
  
BASIC AWARENNES:
  1. Basic information about the C-IED model.
  2. UXO/ERW(Unexploded Ordance/Explosive Reamins of War)- types, threat, react to contact.
  3. IED (Improvised Explosive Device) -  types, components, features for easy recognition;
  4. HME (Homemade Explosives) - types, components and production sites.
  5. Basic information about  types of CACHE (MW storage space, IED armament).
  6. Basic knowledge of ECM (Electronic Counter Measures).
  7. EOF Procedures (Escalation of Force).
  8. Procedures to counter IED TTP (Tactics, Techniques and Procedures - own troops ).
  9. Reaction to contact combat (IEDs COMPLEX).
  10. Basic information about the implementation of short-VCP (Vehicle Check Point).
All training includes theory presented in the form of lectures. The practical part includes training and exercises for ripping teams. The courses end with checking exercise that is designed to test and evaluate trainees (each, teams) in the field of acquired knowledge, skills, its use in different scenarios.
 
 
C-IED - Advanced Training
 
ADVANCE:
  1. Planning, recognition and destruction of HME (Homemade Explosives)/IED FACTORY. 
  2. HME - equipment for reconnaissance, security procedures for documenting and destroying HME (Homemade Explosives)/IED FACTORY.
  3. Planning, recognition and destruction of CACHE.
  4. The procedures for diagnosis (hardware), protection and destruction of CACHE.
  5. ECM tactics (Electronic Counter Measures). Countering RCIED threats (Radio Control Improvised Explosive Device).
  6. Procedures to counter IED TTP (Tactics, Techniques and Procedures) - PRACTICAL EXERCISES in different scenarious 
  7. Reaction to contact (IEDs COMPLEX) – EXERCISE in different scenarious.
  8. STX - exercises - (NOTE You can combine the activities of paramedical).
  9. Practical work - Implementation of VCP (Vehicle Check Point). 
 
 
Specialized training – UXO/IED environment
 
POST BLAST INVESTIGATION COURSE:
  • The procedures of conducting post blast  investigation.
  • Policies for securing and evidence collection.
  • Sample documentation.
  • Practical security scene IED materials in the collection of evidence, preparation of documentation after the event - Practical.
 
THE DEMINING AREAS AND DANGEROUS EXPLOSIVE OBJECTS (COURSE FOR PRIVATE COMPANIES, SPECIALIZED GROUPS/ MILITARY):
  • The principles of functioning, composition and equipment groups patrolling the area of mine clearance of explosive and dangerous.
  • Characteristics of explosive and dangerous. Rules marking.
  • Principles of register-keeping - the reporting of treatment area of explosives and dangerous objects.
  • Construction, characteristics and operation of military ordnance.
  • Search rules and techniques, detection and disposal of unexploded bombs, unexploded ordnance and dangerous objects.
  • Safety regulations work in military mine warfare.
  • Measures and equipment for different types, methods of planting.
  • The destruction of munitions, unexploded bombs and other dangerous objects.
Technical Exploitation Operation Course
TALON IV ROBOT
  1. Construction and principles of operation of the TALON IV robot;
  2. Safety rules in the use of the robot; 
  3. The rules of handling the robot in various field conditions;
  4. Basic principles of operating a robot in the performance of combat tasks;
  5. Basic principles and procedures to be followed during the exploration of the area in an environment exposed to a IED;
  6. Rules of daily and monthly handling of TALON IV robot.
 
DE ARMER DISRUPTOR RE 70 M3
  1. Construction and principles of operating the RE 70 M3;
  2. Safety rules during the use of the ejector;
  3. Preparation of the ejector to firing in different configurations;
  4. The basic principles of tactical use, selection of a projectile depending on the target;
  5. Tactics of IED neutralization (theory, practice);
  6. Use of the RE 70 M3, in remote configuration (installation on robotic devices); *
  7. Tactics of IED neutralization (theory, practice) in the configuration: robot, ejector; *
  8. Rules of operating RE 70 M3.
 
HOOK AND LINE KITS
  1. Construction and principles of operation, purpose and use of the components of hook and line kits;
  2. Philosophy of use and safety regulations in the use of kits;
  3. Basic principles for the use of sets during reconnaissance (buildings, vehicles, open area);
  4. Basic principles of the preparation and use of hook-line kits on detection and neutralization of dangerous objects (UXO, IEDs, OTHER OBJECTS SUSPECTED OF THE OCCURRENCE OF DANGEROUS EXPLOSIVES).
 
PORTABLE X-RAY MACHINES (XR-200 AND SIMILAR SOURCE) USED FOR THE RECOGNITION OF HAZARDOUS OBJECTS 
  1. Construction, rules of exploitation, safety rules for X-ray machines;
  2. Basic principles of preparation for operating;
  3. Taking small-format and large-format photographs in different variants (theory and practice);
  4. Learning the skill of reading an X-ray image (recognition of dangerous elements). 
 
EOD (BOMB) SUITS (coveralls, overalls) OF LIGHT AND HEAVY DUTY TYPE
  1. Construction and rules of exploitation.
  2. Safety rules in the use of the suit.
  3. Preparation of the suit to work (dressing, undressing operator) in the basic and NBC versions.
  4. Rules of handling.
 
GROUND PENETRATING RADAR A/N-PSS 14 HSTAMIDS, GROUND SHARK
  1. The cycle of work.  
  2. Preparation to operating.
  3. Operating at the operator’s level.
  4. Use of the control system and system operation indicators.
  5. Use of serach techniques.
  6. Calibration.
  7. Application of techniques of the use of trails/tracks during the work.
 
Urban Warfare / Close Quarters Combat
Points covered will include:
  • Order of Safety Priorities;
  • Tactical Shooting (handgun/subgun/shotgun/carabine);
  • Distraction Device Deployment;
  • Ballistic Shield;
  • Breaching;
  • Downed Man Drills;
  • Room, Hallway, Stairwell Clearing;
  • Building Cordon - Inner Perimeter - Outer Perimeter;
  • Sniper Employment;
  • Rescue/Recovery Team;
  • Compromised Authority;
  • Use of Armored Vehicles to facilitate operations;
  • Armed Walkout;
  • Barricaded Suspect;
  • Assault Planning;
  • Hostage Rescue Operations;
  • Vehicle, Bus, Aircraft Assaults;
  • Hostage Negotiations;
  • Incident and Tactical Command Post Operations;
  • Active Shooter Response;
  • Chopper drills / Fast rope deployment; 
  • Tactical Rope Work;
  • Techniques of vessel seizure from boat and air;
  • Tactical boarding / Tactical Vessel Clearing;
  • Scenario Based Training (Day/Night).
Executive Protection / Personal Security Details
The training was developed for high level security, executive/close protection and risk management personnel operating in environments around the globe where security is necessary, covering high profile and low profile operations.
 
Points covered will include:
  1. Roles & Responsibilities of the Close Protection Operative; 
  2. Executive /close protection foot techniques & vehicle formations; 
  3. Close protection & security operational planning;
  4. Law and legislation;
  5. Threat assessments & risk analysis; 
  6. Risk Management, conflict resolution & security polices; 
  7. Site surveys, security advances & route reconnaissance; 
  8. Close Protection Teamwork and Briefing;
  9. Weapons training (pistols, carbines, rifles & shotguns);
  10. Defensive shooting skills; 
  11. Interpersonal skills & conflict management; 
  12. Physical intervention skills & crisis management; 
  13. Search techniques and procedures, personal, vehicles and buildings;
  14. Venue security operations;
  15. Anti ambush driving;
  16. Protective services / security detail (PSD) attack on client & evacuation live fire situations; 
  17. Security convoy (PSD), single & multiple ambush live fire situations; 
  18. Anti-Kidnap techniques & security awareness for hostile environments; 
  19. Protective surveillance (protective security operations).
Shooting training
The training includes dynamic and tactical shooting at three levels. Classes are conducted with the use of any models of weapons, designated by the contracting authority. Shooting is performed with the use of our own weapons as well as weapons of the contracting authority. 
During the training students learn the principles of proper handling of weapons, clearing malfunctions/ jams, correct shooting stances and all aspects of safe weapon handling.
The program of the course is individually consulted with the client.
The training is conducted by instructors derived from special military services (GROM, JWK) or the police (SWAT).
Sniper Training
Objectives:
  1. Rifle Sight-in & Data Book Use.
  2. Understanding Basic Ballistics & Shooting. 
  3. Advanced Marksmanship Drills.
  4. Slings / Position Shooting & Unconventional Positions.
  5. Scouting, field orientation.
  6. Plan selection, maps, sketches.
  7. Camouflage techniques.
  8. Approaching to target, evacuation.
  9. Camouflage principals & Ghillie suit construction.
  10. Stalking techniques.
  11. Precision shooting on time and command for hostage rescue situations.
  12. Precision shooting at unknown distance.
  13. Precision shooting under stress.
  14. Precision shooting multiple targets.
  15. Precision shooting in low light conditions.
  16. Precision shooting targets behind cover.
  17. Sniper cover for executive protection teams.
  18. Sniper applications for hostage rescue situations.
Tactical Medicine
Points covered will include:
  1. Tactical Medicine in a combat environment; 
  2. Care under the most life-threatening conditions; 
  3. Priorities of administering first aid under fire ;
  4. HCAPER - Trauma Casualty assessment, body search; 
  5. Basic and Intermediate airway management; 
  6. Open and Closed chest wounds and decompression; 
  7. TENSION PNEUMOTHORAX; 
  8. Hemorrhage management including tourniquet use; 
  9. Patient Assessment: Triage, Primary and Secondary Surveys;
  10. The realities of setting up an efficient triage system; 
  11. Basic and Intermediate Airway Management;
  12. Hemorrhage/Bleeding Management–Tourniquets/Hemostatic Agents;
  13. Basic Life Support: Artificial Respiration & CPR;
  14. Cervical Spine Injuries and Immobilization;
  15. Musculo-skeletal Injuries and Splinting;
  16. Emergency Wound Care and Infection Management;
  17. Environmental Emergencies (heat, cold, drowning);
  18. Burns and Blast Injuries;
  19. The differences between law enforcement and military field care;
  20. Best methods for transporting your gear while on the scene;
  21. Right equipment and supplies for a tactical medical kit; 
  22. Medical kit development - Equipment for combat;
  23. Patient extrication/movement; 
  24. Tactical vs non tactical decisions & Medical-Legal Issues.
Performing actions in unurbanized areas
The objective of the training is to prepare students to  perform actions outside urbanized areas. The main tasks are: patrolling, observation, ambush, raid. In relation to special operation tasks the training covers all the main elements, but at the same time it is mostly focused on special reconnaissance and military support.
 
List of issues:
  1. Characteristic of unurbanized area
  2. Individual equipment.
  3. Military camouflage.
  4. Team equipment concerning the type of task.
  5. Movement in the field.
  6. Day and night navigation with the use of basic equipment.
  7. Team communication.
  8. March with cover.
  9. Performing misleading/false trails.
  10. Reaction to contact.
  11. Establishing a base.
  12. Observation posts.
  13. Patrolling.
  14. Ambush.