NHS Security Teams Advanced & Additional

Course outline

This training is designed to follow your managing challenging behaviour. We will build your course according to the requirements of your specialist team. These modules are perfect for response teams, team leaders, or staff managing challenging patients on a one-to-one basis.

Suggested attendees

All frontline NHS staff whose role requires them to proactively attend aggressive incidents. Under legislation it is an employer’s responsibility to ensure that individuals and roles are risk-assessed in relation to violence and aggression.

Security Team training is appropriate for staff in roles including:

  • Security Teams
  • Portering Staff
  • Site Managers/Ward Managers
  • Clinical Response Teams

Available modules

  • Edged weapon awareness
  • Soft cuff/mechanical restraint
  • CCTV/body-worn cameras
  • Searching
  • Patrolling NHS sites
  • Advanced incident reporting

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

  • Carry out advanced holding skills
  • Demonstrate approved skills in relevant scenarios
  • Manage complex challenging behaviour effectively
  • Understand reporting procedures
  • Debrief aggressive incidents

Please note advanced training will be designed according to your teams specification.

At the end of this course your team will receive:

  • A certificate of attendance
  • Receive a course workbook
  • Access to a dedicated delegate resource area
Duration 6 Hours
Delegates 12 Max

How to book:

Call us: 01473 927 333


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    Delivery Methods


    We can deliver this course in a classroom environment 



    This course cannot be completed via E-Learning



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    We listen to our clients

    Since introducing the managing challenging behaviour course for clinical staff, the response has been overwhelmingly positive.  Many, including matrons and senior sisters, say that it is the best training they have done in a long time and that it should be mandatory for clinical staff.

    Mark Dunnett
    Trust Security Advisor (LSMS)
    Dartford & Gravesham NHS Trust