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Level 3 Award for Deliverers of Physical Intervention Training in the Private Security Industry (QCF)

Level 3 Award for Deliverers of Physical Intervention Training in the Private Security IndustryDescription
The Level 3 Award for Deliverers of Physical Intervention Training in the Private Security Industry (QCF) has been developed for people wishing to teach physical intervention skills to people working in the private security industry.

The qualification comprises two units:

Unit 1 – This covers the knowledge and skills that the learner will need to be able to train those wishing to work in the private security industry. This unit is assessed by a practical assessment throughout the course by the tutor and a true or false questionnaire marked by the course tutor.

Unit 2 - This will provide the learner with the skills to teach and assess the practical skills safely. This unit is assessed by a portfolio of evidence.

Duration
The minimum contact hours for this course are 35, ideally over four days. Please be aware that there may be some pre-course work and work to be completed outside the classroom throughout the course.

Entry Requirements

  • Level 3 PTLLS or higher
  • Level 3 Deliverers of Conflict Management Training certificate

Syllabus
Subjects covered include:

  • Physical Intervention Skills
  • Legal and medical implications of PI skills
  • Reducing the risk of harm during PI
  • Good practice following the use of PI skills
  • Assessing the training environment for the use of PI skills
  • Safely and effectively manage the training environment
  • Delivering instruction in PI skills
  • Assessing PI skills

Assessment/Certification

Unit 1 – Physical Intervention Skills in the Private Security Industry
Assessed in two parts:

  • True/False question test
  • Practical Assessment

The test must be held under controlled conditions.

Unit 2 – Delivering Physical Intervention Training
Assessed by a portfolio of evidence, including planning, evaluating and micro-teach



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