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Blended Online & Practical Positive Handling Course

Designed to save valuable staff time, this blended course allows delegates to complete Part 1 of the training online, at a time suitable to them. It takes approximately 90 minutes and can be completed in as many sessions as necessary. This means your staff only have to assemble together for Part 2, the trainer led practical session. This is 2.5 hours long and can be delivered during or after the school day.


Part 1 - Course content:

  • The use of force
  • The Heath & Safety at Work Act
  • The Human Rights Act
  • The Education and Inspections Act
  • Clarification of techniques that should not be used following DfE guidelines
  • Avoiding and detecting positional asphyxia


Part 2 Course content:

Dedicated to the instruction and practice of:

  • Positive Handling, Safe Holding and low level Physical Intervention techniques
  • Breakaway techniques (where applicable)


All delegates successfully completing the course will receive a certificate. Refresher training should be completed annually.


We offer a discounted rate for groups of 20+ where the group is split into 2 and the practical session is delivered twice on the same day, one after the other.

We teach in compliance with NHS and DfE Guidance.

All our staff hold teaching qualifications and subject specific qualifications. We are affiliated to, licensed by and quality assured by the National Federation for Personal Safety (NFPS). We are an awarding body for Highfield Qualifications and Qualsafe Awards offering Ofqual Regulated Qualifications, and deliver BTEC courses by Pearson Edxcel. We are members of the Institute of Conflict Management (ICM) and recommended trainers on

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