BTEC Level 2 in Disengagement and Non Restrictive Intervention

What can you do to control or disengage from a disruptive, aggressive or violent person?

Our BTEC Level 2 Award has been specifically written for Education and Care Staff, based on a person centered approach

Balancing the rights and freedoms of students and service users with the legal duty to keep them and others safe can be extremely challenging. No-one wants to cause unintentional harm or be accused of assault and breaching a person’s human rights.

So what's in the course...

On this 2 day course you will learn that it is not illegal to touch a pupil or service user. There are occasions when, as an absolute last resort, physical contact, including using reasonable force, is proper and necessary.

The content of this course reflects the knowledge and skills units within the "Managing Workplace Violence National Occupational Standards" (NOS) and can be used as part of IOSH CPD Development. Our training is delivered by personal safety specialists who hold qualifications and years of experience as both front line practitioners and trainers.

All of our courses can be tailored to your specific requirements, at no additional cost.

Here are the learning objectives :

  • Understanding legislation and guidance relating to the positive handling of children and young people
  • Know what is meant by the term “challenging behaviour”
  • Understand communication and how it may impact on a person’s behaviour
  • Understand the crisis cycle and develop strategies to deal with or prevent behaviours that challenge
  • Understand how setting and conditions can impact on a person’s behaviour
  • Know what “Positional Asphyxia” is and it's associated signs and symptoms
  • Understand other risks associated with physical intervention and how to evaluate and minimise those risks
  • Know and understand what is meant be the term “Reasonable Force
  • Know when it is appropriate to use positive handling/break away techniques, and how to apply and de-escalate them
  • Know the difference between “Escorting” “Holding” and “Restraining”
  • Explore when it may be necessary, appropriate and proportionate to use more restrictive techniques

Course content can be amended to include: Safe Search;  Knife and Edged Weapon Awareness

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What our clients say about this course..

We are very proud of the amazing feedback we have received and I hope you will take a minute to check out "Our Clients"  page to see what they have said about us.

Apollo Rai: Dept Head Teacher

Lynne: Teacher Catch 22

Gary: Dept Head Teacher

Chris Allbutt Head of Quality, Curriculum and People

Head of Quality, Curriculum and People

As a geographically dispersed group of Alternative Provision schools, Oakwood provided the solution to a consistent approach to the safe and positive handling of students. Our staff now have the confidence to deliver training in house in order to keep staff and students safe across our schools

Lynne Dalby Project Co-Ordinator - Catch 22

Project Co-Ordinator - Catch 22

The BTEC Level 2 Award in Disengagement and Physical Intervention was both informative and fun to do. I found the legislation section really useful, which in turn has given me the confidence to make those all important decisions around using force. The trainers were confident and very experienced and the course paperwork was easy to follow and complete.

Apollo Rai Assistant Head Teacher-Fullhurst Community College

Assistant Head Teacher-Fullhurst Community College

I thought it was a brilliant course, I really loved it. I really liked the theory side as well as the practical, and it was a good balance of both. We have come out of this training with real confidence.

Check out "Our Clients" page to see what they have said about us.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

We know that you and your staff will love this course. Remember, we can alter any content to suit your specific needs to ensure you get the most out of your training. If, for whatever reason, you are unhappy with the course, we will give you a full refund.. 

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