This Breakaway and Avoidance course is a one day course suitable for all staff potentially facing violence and aggression.

Breakaway and Avoidance


This course is designed for those who may face aggression or violence in the workplace. It gives attendees tools to help them recognise, avoid and deal with aggressive and violent situations. It focuses on aggression and conflict management along with safe escape and breakaway techniques.

Course Includes
    • Legislation
    • Reasonable force (Criminal Law Act 1967)
    • Davy Rocky Bennett (NICE Guidelines)
    • Violence and aggression
    • Behaviours
    • The anger continuum
    • Communication methods
    • Verbal communication
    • Non-verbal communication
    • Barriers to communication
    • De-escalation
    • Mental Capacity Act 2005
    • Breakaway and avoidance:
      • Creating a window of opportunity
      • Strikes
      • Hair pulls
      • Wrist grabs
      • Bites
      • Clothing grabs
      • Grab from behind
      • Arm around neck
      • Pinching/nipping
      • Ligature

This High Quality Training Course has been Independently Certified by The CPD Certification Service, giving learners a nationally recognised and transferable certificate upon completion.

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