Report on the Close Protection Course in Skopje, Macedonia between 24 March - 7 April 2014

IBSSA Macedonia successfully organised the Close Protection Course – Level 3 in Skopje, Macedonia between 24th March - 7th April 2014.


15 participants attended this special course, who successfully made the final exam and graduated at the end of the seminar.

The following professional and skilled instructors were invited from IBSSA, form the Faculty of Security Skopje, the Military Academy Skopje and also from Clearwater Special Projects Ltd. United Kingdom.

  • Mr. Branislav Jovchevski
  • Mr. Zlate Dimovski
  • Mr. Metodi Hadzi Janev
  • Mr. Sasho Popovski
  • Mrs. Ljubica Popova
  • Mr. Henry Pattison

For the first time the training course was organised jointly and in close collaboration with Clearwater Special Projects Ltd. from the UK.



Cooperation Agreement was signed officially between IBSSA Macedonia and Clearwater Special Projects Ltd. stating that within the IBSSA training program the company performs preparation and administration of SIA Close Protection License training, so all participants had the opportunity to get also the SIA licensed qualification after passing successfully the official exam.


Closing the training seminar and after the graduation an official ceremony and cocktail party took place in Skopje, Macedonia.

28th April 2014

Mr. Branislav Jovchevski
Country representative of IBSSA for Macedonia

Photo (from left to right): Mr. Branislav Jovchevski, Country Representative of IBSSA for Macedonia, Mr. Sasho Popovski, Instructor of convoy security, Mr. Henry Pattison, Representative and Instructor of Clearwater projects Ltd. - UK

Photo: in the middle Mrs. Ljubica Popova, psychologist

Photo: in middle Ph.D. Prof. Zlate Dimovski, Faculty of Security Skopje