Level 2 Positive Handling in Education

(One Day Course)

At some point, school staff members may be involved in physically handling, assisting or holding a child.  React UK Training can give clarity, confidence and competence to all staff working in an educational setting.

 

Do you and your staff fully understand their rights and responsibilities when holding a child?

How can the need for using reasonable force be minimised?
When is it appropriate and acceptable to use force?  

Are legally compliant holds being used in your school?

Are you still using a 'Basket Hold'when the DfE Guidance states not to?
What are the essential policies and procedures needed in your school? 

React UK can help you answer all these questions.

 

By attending the React UK Certificate in Positive Handling in Education training, your employees will be able to:

  • Become more confident about dealing with children displaying aggression or violence;
  • Understand different trigger points and the role of effective communication;
  • Reflect on de-escalation strategies and gain a clearer understanding of anger and aggression;
  • Have a basic understanding of the Law relating to issues that can arise when dealing with aggression and violence in school environments including the Common & Criminal Law,  the Human Rights Act 1998 and the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974;
  • Understand the recommendations in the DfE Use of Reasonable Force Guidance;
  • Differentiate between holding, escorting and restraining;
  • Learn how to calmly apply the appropriate and effective physical skills competently for the purpose of controlling and restraining violent children compliant with Coroners recommendations;
  • Demonstrate and explain how to gradually de-escalate and relax restraint to allow the subject being restrained to regain self-control;
  • Risk assess their own safety when dealing with a potentially aggressive or violent child;
  • Recognise the risk of positional asphyxiation and other risks associated with physical restraint and how to minimise those risks;
  • Complete a ‘Use of Force’ form that can be used in their school.

 

Why should you use React UK for your Positive Handling Course?

  • You get a free initial consultation – you tell us what you need and we recommend the training to help you achieve it.

  • You have peace of mind – we’re a family based business who put customer care at the top of our priorities.

  • We train from real experience in schools (over 20 years teaching). We truly know what it is like!

  • You get a flexible response – we take your requests for last minute changes, top-up training, changes of venue and unusual requirements in our stride!

  • You can afford us – we may be expert but we’re also realistic. We know you have a budget to stick to so we provide you with training that’s not only highly effective but also very good value.

What do you get with our Positive Handling Courses?

  • Exactly what you need – choose from our extensive menu of training courses or speak to us and we can design a bespoke course fully suited for you and your staff’s needs;

  • Legal compliance – all our courses are designed to meet current legal requirements and our staff stay abreast of current thinking and research in the field of personal safety training;

  • Reassurance that you have provided the essential training for your staff;

  • Nationwide, on-site training – we come to you so that your staff feel comfortable and safe in their own environment;

  • Ongoing support~ our training lasts for the duration of your certification (two years) and delegates can contact us in confidence during this time for any further advice . This can be extremely useful if a new student joins their class with behaviours that challenge in the following academic year.

  • Copies of all the documents referred to, a course handbook and copies of the risk assessments for all the Positive Handling techniques.  

  • National accreditation from Edexcel offering you BTEC awards.

 

Contact us today, with no obligation, to discuss your school's staff training needs:

   Tel: 01924 891080 or 07581562669              Email: reactuktraining@gmail.com

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