Positive Handling Training
Who is the course designed for?
To ensure that you have the appropriate knowledge and skills to help reduce the risk of harm to themselves and others while performing your duties.
You will be able to understand the risks associated with the use of physical skills when it comes to the use non-aggressive physical intervention to protect yourself and others from assault.
You will also be able to use non-pain compliant standing, holding and escorting techniques, including non-restrictive and restrictive skills.
Those coming onto this course will have ideally already undertaken a course of training aimed at preventing, resolving and managing abusive, challenging and violent behaviours.
Creating safer working environments
Understanding human behaviour and developing positive interactions
De-escalation and resolution communication skills
Understand the law and legislation relating to the use of force
Identify the risks associated with the use of physical intervention skills
Review and demonstrate personal safety awareness and techniques (non-pain related)
Review and demonstrate escorting techniques (non-pain related)
Know how to submit an incident report relating to the use of force
You will also receive all the necessary resources, documentation and materials to allow you to review and reflect on what you learnt during the courses.
The techniques taught on this course have been risk assessed and medically reviewed to the standards set by the Institute of Conflict Management, who were specifically referenced within the Department of Health - Reducing the Need for Restraint and Restrictive Intervention document.
Delivery, Assessment and Certification
Formal presentation, group work and practical exercises
Learner’s knowledge, understanding and comprehension assessed
The course is nationally recognised and certificated
Trainer Initial Course - Level 3 Delivering Physical Intervention Training
This qualification is designed to provide the knowledge, understanding, skills and comprehension for those individuals who wish to teach physical intervention training skills. The course covers the knowledge, understanding, skills and comprehension required to plan, deliver, assess and evaluate a learner’s physical intervention skills to a competent standard.
Trainer mapping over Physical Intervention skills
Already qualified trainers who wish to map across their knowledge, understanding, skills and comprehension to the Institute of Conflict Management in order to deliver physical skills training courses.
Trainers Combined Refresher Course - Physical Intervention and Handcuff Training
Already qualified trainers who need to requalify to teach physical intervention and handcuffing skills. You should already hold an in-date licence to practice (ie; certificate) to deliver both courses. For those trainers with either of these qualifications through a different awarding organisation we can map across your current qualification.