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LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
In addition to quality staff, the IBA is committed to providing members with a modern, comfortable, safe and fully equipped learning environment: All learning environments must comply with minimum standards including student capacity, lighting, privacy, comfort and room temperature. refreshment and communication facilities are readily available for use by students and visitors. Accessible public transport and car parking are considered in venue selection for all programmes .All learning environments must comply with workplace health and safety requirements. In line with internal policy, we promote open access to all relevant IBA information: All admission procedures are clearly outlined and attached to enrolment criteria including total costs. Students successfully completing all or part of a course will be issued with appropriate certification. Where there is appropriate alignment, students successfully completing other recognised courses are eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning upon written substantiation. Persons aggrieved by course assessments are able to lodge a written appeal within 14 days to the Program Director who will inquire into the circumstances and respond in writing.

9. TRAINING
To ensure all its members are appropriately skilled, the IBA strongly supports the concept of training:
The IBA training curriculum is developed in competencybased format to encourage best practice in course design and development. A greater training emphasis is placed upon practical situations to develop relevant protective skills. Where possible, IBA courses are endorsed with relevant Government accreditation to ensure IBA training articulates into other certified training.

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10. FEE SAFEGUARDS & REFUNDS


Ethical processing and protection of fees including clear guidelines for refunds are an integral part of IBA operations:
Training fees are deposited in an appropriate account until the commencement of the relevant course. Refund applications are expeditiously processed in alignment with the IBA refund policy. All refund applications are finalised within fourteen days of receipt. All course applications will clearly outline policies regarding refunds.

CODE OF PRACTICE

8. MEMBERSHIP
Under the IBA Code of Ethics, members of the IBA are at all times expected to conduct themselves with all honesty, sincerity, integrity, morality and good conscience:
Membership is only available to eligible professionals who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence. Members must have successfully completed an IBA approved course of training. A Membership Review Panel has been specifically formed to focus on the maintenance of training and operational standards Established in Paris December 1957

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our activities.

1. OVERVIEW
Major Lucien.V. Ott (President Fondateur) 1931-1990
The International Bodyguard Association was established in 1957 and now operates in over 90 countries. The IBA comprises members from both public and private agencies and has an on-going commitment to the development of bodyguarding. The IBA method of bodyguarding has been successfully taught to royal, presidential, state, diplomatic, police, military, judicial, corporate and also to private professionals throughout the world. The IBA Code of Practice has been developed to maintain the highest professional standards throughout its field of operations. Strict compliance with the Code is a condition of membership and ensures consistency, professionalism and ethical standards. The IBA is a self-regulatory organisation. Any breaches of the Code should be reported in writing to: The Office of the Director General via email: dg@ibabodyguards.com. Alternatively, contact the IBA Representative of the Country or Region concerned (National Offices with contact details are listed on the IBA Website www.ibabodyguards.com ). The IBA is strongly committed to and has implemented the principles of Quality Assurance. The IBA has a number of research professionals throughout the world who provide information on the latest protective service innovations. The IBA is regulated by the International Executive Council constituted by the Director General, the Deputy Director Generals and the National and Regional Directors.

a Members Profile for inspection by persons seeking a protective service. A number of specialist programs are provided for the personal and professional development of members.

5. ACCURATE ADVERTISING
Integrity is of utmost importance to the IBA and its activities are honestly and accurately represented:

3. IBA INSTRUCTORS
All IBA Instructors have professional industry standing and are internally trained to provide the most relevant education and instruction available : All programs are regularly audited by industry and professional representatives; in addition to internal teaching personnel. Each Instructor is assessed to ensure modules delivered align fully with contemporary practices and course competencies. An annual inspection of each IBA national office is carried out by the Director General. A follow-up strategy is in place to ensure curriculum and delivery maintains current standards in terms of teaching techniques, course content and general teaching methodology. This includes annual Instructor Certification by the IBA Technical Board.

All advertising clearly outlines membership criteria, accreditation and associated fees. The IBA clearly asserts its position as an Association and not an employment agency. IBA standards and policies are clearly documented within relevant materials and circulated to all members. All materials will avoid vague, misleading and ambiguous statements relative to the IBA or any other organisation.

6. LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
In addition to quality staff, the IBA is committed to providing members with a modern, comfortable, safe and fully equipped learning environment: All learning environments must comply with minimum standards including student capacity, lighting, privacy, comfort and room temperature. Refreshment and communication facilities are readily available for use by students and visitors. Accessible public transport and car parking are considered in venue selection for all programs. All learning environments must comply with workplace health and safety requirements.

2. THE ORGANISATION
The International Bodyguard Association is strongly committed to the on-going development and maintenance of standards in the recognised disciplines for personal protection services:
The IBA maintains strong links with authorities, industry and professional groups to ensure safe and contemporary practices are maintained. The IBA has a philosophy of total accountability, open communication and welcomes discussion relative to any of

4. SUPPORT FOR MEMBERS


The IBA supports its members: All IBA training staff are able to advise and assist members in selecting a realistic career path as part of a commitment to individual development. Although not an employment agency, the IBA maintains