Who is the course designed for?

To support staff and individuals who work in known high-risk areas where the need to sometimes manage situations of challenging behaviour through the use of ‘dynamic risk’ assessments is a known risk factor.  This course is designed to compliment the knowledge, understanding and skills learnt through recorded experiences that a realistic response may be restraint or restrictive intervention.  Restrictive intervention should only be used when absolutely necessary.  The course also covers the use of escort holds, secure holding,   

Course syllabus

  • Understand the law in relation to use of restraint and restrictive intervention

  • Understand the terms necessary, proportionate and reasonable 

  • Understand the use of personal space, posture and positioning

  • Respond appropriately and lawfully to grabs and other physical provocation

  • Demonstrate physical intervention (non-restrictive and restrictive) techniques

  • Learn appropriate de-escalation and welfare care measures 

  • Post incident (reporting and welfare support) review 

What are the benefits of this course? 

You will be qualified in the safe application, de-escalation and releasing of non-restrictive and restrictive holds, which in accordance with the law and clear ethical values and principles respect the rights and dignity of the person, and are used in proportion and appropriate to the risks involved.  All techniques taught on this course have been medically risk assessed to the standards set by the Institute of Conflict Management.  

Delivery, assessment and certification

  • Formal presentation, discussion, group work and practical exercises.

  • Learners knowledge is evidenced by verbal or written questioning.

  • The course is nationally recognised, accredited and certificated.

Post training support is offered as part of our client customer service provision