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For purchase by and priced for individuals, who work with children, young people or vulnerable adults. 


This course is the first session of our Positive Handling and Physical Intervention award - a fully accredited, compliant, risk assessed and legally audited training.


Our Restraint Reduction Legal Brief on the use of Reasonable Force includes de-escalation and the theory and legal element of the use of Reasonable Force surrounding physical intervention and is presented by an Expert Witness. Topics include,

  • What is deemed as "Reasonable Force"
  • Restraint risk assessment and least restrictive practices
  • Risk assessing the searching of service users & their property
  • Last Resorts and translating guidance documents
  • Risk assessing time-out rooms & withdrawal
  • Reporting and Recording Incidents & allegations


This online option includes all the aspects of our face to face, in person Legal Briefing on the Use of Reasonable Force and covers all of the legalities and your rights and responsibilities surrounding physical intervention on one easy to navigate platform.


The course comprises of an introduction and 10 Lessons. Each lesson is made up of a video and an assessment of multiple choice questions, with the opportunity to add comments and questions along the way.  You must attain at least 80% on each of the assessments to allow you continue to the next.


At the end of the course you are invited to provide feedback so that we may continue to improve our online content. You will also be emailed your certificate.


Please incude you full name and email addresses when making payment so that we may enrol you onto the course. Once enrolled you will receive 2 emails from us, these confirm that you have been enrolled and contain your unique log in details and a link to start the course.  Once in the course you will be able to download the full joining instructions.


You do not have to complete the course in one sitting and may log in and out and your progress will be saved. You have 90 days to complete the course, after which it will expire. 


Following this course you may wish to take our in-person Safer Holding, Handling, Essential Physical Intervention & Disengagement Skills session. This follow up session is usually delivered to those staff who may need more than the theory as they are more likley to have to physically intervene with your service users. The physical techniques comprise of easy to remember, low level physical interventions which are appropriate yet effective. Contact us for more information on

Legal Brief on the use of Reasonable Force (1 delegate) - Schools, Care, Health

SKU: LB-Ind01
  • Cost is per delegate.

    Safer Handling, specialise in the delivery of legally compliant, properly risk assessed training & consultancy for those working with children, young people or vulnerable adults across a variety of settings. Our nationally recognised, accredited Positive Behaviour Support, Legal Briefings & Safer Physical Intervention packages are well established across the UK and are tried and tested over the last twenty years.

    You may take the course as many times as you wish until you pass.

    All successful delegates will receive a recognised CPD certificate.

    Duration: 3 hours approximately.

  • Please email following purchase to obtain details of how to access the course.

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