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Breakaway Training
Duration

3.5 hours

Validity

N/A

This training, led by General Services Association (GSA) accredited instructors, will enable ‘at risk’ staff to protect themselves from potential harm.

Through theory and skills rehearsal, this invaluable session provides the knowledge and a range of simple, yet effective skills to build understanding and confidence to support safe disengage from violent situations.

By the end of this course your team will be able to:

  • Understand the law on self-defence
  • Remove themselves from aggressive behaviours
  • Use strategies and skills to prevent behaviours escalating.

Course content Includes

  • Identifying potential threats of violence
  • De-escalation of aggressive situations
  • Legal rights regarding self-defence
  • Application of force for self defence

Distance, stance, and positioning

  • Distance – action vs. reaction
  • Posture
  • Tactical awareness

Relocation/distraction skills

  • Safe moving
  • Hip checking
  • Relocation

Breakaway and disengagement techniques

  • Recognising behaviours and scenarios.
  • Breakaway and disengagement skills.

Group Bookings Available

We’d love to talk to you and find out about your requirements.

We are an accredited by the Resuscitation Council UK as a course centre for Immediate Life Support, Paediatric Immediate Life Support, Advanced Life Support, European Paediatric Life Support and Generic Instructor Courses. Our first aid courses are provided in association with QualSafe. All of our other courses are internally quality controlled to ensure the highest educational standards. As an organisation we have Skills For Health Quality Mark accreditation.

We have a dedicated training facility located in Archway, North London. However the vast majority of training we deliver is provided at client sites across the UK. We are able to undertake training at your venue as long as it is suitable for the booked course. We are also able to assist with securing a venue should this be required.

Where pre-course materials are required (ILS/PILS/ALS/EPALS/GIC) these will be dispatched in accordance with RCUK regulations. For ILS & PILS this is at least 2 weeks before the course date and for ALS/EPALS/GIC this will be at least 4 weeks before the course date.

We aim to have all certificates issued within 5 working days of course completion. In most cases we are able to issue these within 24 hours.

We are able to offer both group bookings and individual course spaces for courses being run at our course centre in London.

There is a Premier Inn only 5 minute walk away from the course centre. There are a number of other hotels nearby and it the course centre is only 15 minutes from Central London by underground

All of our team are qualified clinicians and subject matter experts in their own right. All of our team have real life clinical experience of the subject matter which they are teaching. We have a robust professional development programme in place and all of our team are or are working towards instructorships recognised by the Resuscitation Council (UK)

We take a consultative and creative approach to every client

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