Become A Bodyguard- ESS Global Corp, provides D.O.E approved Executive Protection Training in Tampa, and throughout the US as needed.

Become a bodyguard - An ESS Graduate Protecting Taylor Swift
An ESS Graduate Protecting Taylor Swift

How Do You Become a Bodyguard?

First, you should read the ESS Executive Protection Training Guide. This gives you an overview of the qualities and traits of an EP agent, what to look for when choosing a class, as well as detaining job opportunities.
If you cannot get yourself to the Tampa area, ESS Global Corp occasionally brings our top-rated Executive Protection Training to Orlando, Dallas, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago, Raleigh and more.

How Do You Become a Bodyguard? – Be Serious About It.

The ESS Difference is clear.

  • D.O.E. licensed and approved. 
  • Top protection professional trainers
  • A full suite of top-rated trainings

At ESS Global Corporation, our top-rated D.O.E. Approved Executive Protection Certification Course is a great place to get started in the Executive Protection Industry. ESS Global also offers an Advanced Executive Protection Course as well as courses covering;

The ESS Global Executive Protection Training classes are the industry’s gold standard. The experienced instructors at ESS Global Corp know exactly what you need to learn quickly, and they work with you to develop the skills you’ll need to be an effective executive protection agent. At ESS, our primary goal is to pass down our “real world” knowledge from field experiences in over 60 countries directly to our students, in an effort to best prepare them to work as a professional in the rapidly expanding Executive Protection and Bodyguard Industry.

Here are 3 reasons to get started at ESS Global

  • How to become a bodyguard - Train at ESSThe Only D.O.E. Certified Executive Protection School in Florida

You should only attend a school that is licensed through the department of education (D.O.E.). Then, you know that both their curriculum and instructors have had to of been reviewed and approved. All instructors have had background checks performed on them and have had to provide credentials that attest to their knowledge and ability to properly instruct. Additionally, the course syllabus is reviewed and approved.

  • ESS Global Corporation Has The Experience 

ESS Global uses proven methodology, derived from protective security operations, security consulting and of course, security training, in over 60 countries around the world.  These operations have been conducted in threat environments ranging from “negligible” to “imminent”.

  • State of the Art Active Shooter Training

Virtra Simulator for active shooter in ESS Executive Protection TrainingIn addition to being the only D.O.E Certified Executive Protection School here in Florida, we are the only school offering active shooter training as part of our Bodyguard/Executive Protection training via the only VirTra Simulator here in Tampa Florida and the 1 of only 2 pubic installations in the entire country. It’s a close to real as you’ll ever get. And ESS Global is currently the only Executive Protection Training in the country utilizing this state of the art tool.
If you are serious about the Executive Protection Industry, choose a school that is serious. If you are serious about Executive Protection Training in the Tampa/ Clearwater area, choose a school that is licensed and approved by the D.O.E. for Executive Protection Training.
ESS Global also offers group rates, discounts, referrals and private classes.  ESS will take its top-rated D.O.E. Executive Protection Training course to you as well as offering private courses for groups, organizations or businesses.
If you are a veteran, please ask us about our flexible payment options.
Updated 12-23-17
2018 Calendar is up –
Also ESS Global Corp is now approved by the VA to accept GI Bill Benefits.


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