Worldwide Protective Services (WPS) Training

Comprehensive Training for CONUS and OCONUS Deployments

When contracted to the State Department’s WPS program for static guard, team-based emergency response or armed personal protective security services, make sure your team is ready for deployment with specialized WPS training courses. Constellis has developed customized training programs for WPS contracts at home and abroad. Our WPS training encompasses a full spectrum of protective security and threat awareness training. We have trained over 26,500 protective security personnel for deployment since 2004.

WPS Training Capabilities

We offer a full range of training modules at our facilities across the United States and internationally via our mobile training program. Our capabilities include developing customized training curriculum to cover your unique needs and mission conditions. All training is dictated by DoS through the Statement of Work and approved curriculum. Constellis WPS training programs include:
  • Protective Security Specialist (PSS): basic WPS course for all security personnel
  • Defensive Designated Marksman (DDM): required training before working as a DDM
  • Non-Protective Security Specialist (NPSS): for non-security personnel; administrative positions
  • Quick Reaction Force (QRF): required training before working as a member of QRF
  • Basic Field Firearms Officer Course (BFFOC): required training for work as an Firearms instructor. Must recertify every five years.
  • Add on courses for BFFOC include Basic Field Firearms Officer Requalification Course (BFFORC) and (DDM BFFOC)
  • PSS Transition/ Requalification: covers all required weapon requalification and updated training when the contract is updated
  • NPSS Transition/ Requalification: covers all required weapon requalification and updated training when the contract is updated
  • DDM Transition/ Requalification: covers all required weapon requalification and updated training when the contract is updated
  • MK-12 Scoped Weapon: additional DDM training specifically for the MK12
  • Heavy Vehicle Familiarization

Instructors

Constellis instructors are chosen for their expertise, professional attitude and passion for the industry. Their re-world experience brings unique qualifications to our tactical training curriculum. Our trainers come from a variety of military and law enforcement agencies. WPS trainers have protective security operational experience in austere and hostile environments for added context and perspective.

Schedule WPS Course

WPS training courses are customized for State Department contracts. Please email train@constellis.com to learn more and schedule.

Plan Ahead

All course participants are required to provide identification. Additional credentials and permits may also be necessary. Please see the Legal Requirements for a full list.