:  Physical Intervention Trainer
Part/Full Time
:  Full Time
:  3 Days
:  3 Levels
Local fees(£)
:  600
Certification time


As of June 2010 additional physical intervention training is required to become a licenced and qualified door supervisor. All door supervisors will be required to successfully complete this course in order to continue. This means that any trainers or tutors of door supervisors will not be able to deliver a fully SIA licensed course without being trained, licensed and qualified to deliver physical intervention training.

This level 3 course is for trainers and tutors in the security industry and those who wish to train others in effective physical intervention skills including trainers of the new SIA door supervisor awards.

The course will cover the following topics:

You will be taught how to explain the factors that are vital to the effective and safe delivering of physical intervention skills

You will also be made aware of the potential consequences of deviating from the approved physical intervention programme or SIA Physical Intervention syllabus. In addition, the physical intervention trainer must be able to manage candidates' behaviour to ensure a safe and effective learning environment as well as identify and manage barriers to learning

To pass you must demonstrate competent delivery and instruction in physical intervention skills during the observed sample lesson.

Physical intervention trainers must be able to assess the skills being taught to their learners against national set standards.

Course Structure

Unit 1: Assessing training environ

(a). Risk assess a training environemnt where physical intervention skills will be taught.

 (b). Identify and record ways of reducing risk in the training environment.

 (c). Identify personal factors that may reduce risk for participants.

(d). Conduct a safety briefing 
(e). Health and Safety 
(f). Ensure participants are physically prepared to take part in physical intervention training
Unit 2: Managing learning environment
(a). Explain factors critical to the effectiveness and safety of delivering physical intervention skills
(b). Explain the potential consequences of deviating from an approved physical intervention programme
(c). Manage learner behaviour to ensure a safe and effective learning environment
(d). Identify and manage barriers to learning

Unit 3: Delivering instruction in physical intervention skills
(a). Organize and position learners so that they can learn effectively from instruction
(b). Explain the purpose and potential of the skills being taught
(c). Provide an accurate and safe demonstration of the skills being taught
(d). Break down the skill into component parts for the learners
(e). Supervise safe practice of skills
(f). Resolving conflict

Pre-requisites to join

To enrol on this course you will need the following:

PTLLS Preparing to Teach Lifelong Learning Sector - or equivalant 

1886 Conflict Management Trainers Certficate - or equivalant

Students must also have the physical ability to complete this course 

You must also be able to provide Identification Documents and proof of address as part of SIA guidelines

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