Positive Handling and Physical Intervention Course

£99.00 ex VAT

STS Training Solutions can offer a nationally recognised and accredited Intervention Package in Education offering medically and risk assessment principles when dealing with challenging behaviour. We can offer this course at our venue in Painswick in Gloucestershire or at your school.



This course covers all of the legal aspects with regards to managing challenging and extreme behaviour in educational settings. This course is run at a mutually agreed time between the client and the training provider, on purchase of the course you will be contacted by our course coordinator Rob Towersey who will provide further information.

Course Duration


  • Session 1- 1.5 hours (face-to-face or online)
  • Session 2- 2.5 hours (face-to- face), can be delivered in Twilight learning sessions/ inset where required. 

Course Overview


Practical and theory elements


Learning Outcomes


Delivered in two sessions:

Session 1 – Restraint reduction legal briefing on the Use of Reasonable Force with children & young people

  • What is deemed as ‘reasonable force’ when dealing with pupils.
  • Restraint risk assessment and least restrictive practices
  • Risk assessing and searching of pupils & their property
  • Last resorts and translating guidance documents
  • Risk assessing time-out rooms & withdrawal
  • Reporting and recording incidents & allegations


Session 2 – Safer handling, handling, essential physical intervention & disengagement skills  

  • Differentiate between holding, handling, escorting and guiding.
  • Managing the risks of handling smaller children
  • Managing the risks of biting, hair pulling & spitting
  • Seated holds and the safe movement of pupils
  • Managing the risks of objects and weapons
  • Safely managing altercations & disengagements




Additional information


Painswick Rugby Club
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