Well done to everyone who attended the NFPS BTEC Level 3 Restraint Instructor Award Course this week and congratulations to all of the following who successfully completed the course: Mostapha Alfaour John Barton Jessica Bowerman Tyson Bradley Joanne Buckley Matthew Cheyne Jenkin Chu Terence Cross Russell Davies Charles Garner Alexander Good Dene Hale Stephen Kerr Tony Koleszar Craig Lewis Jock … Read more
Strategic Blindness, Situational Awareness, Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba and Physical Skills Training, follows on from the podcast I did yesterday, entitled ‘Complicating the Uncomplicated’ and today I want to follow on from that with this podcast entitled ‘Strategic Blindness, Situational Awareness, Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba and Physical Skills Training’, because it adds more weight to the argument that teaching physical skills in … Read more
Complicating the Uncomplicated [Podcast] Today in many physical restraint/physical intervention and disengagement/breakaway systems, many techniques are taught in a way that seems designed to ‘complicate the uncomplicated’. And what I mean by that is a system of teaching is employed that breaks the technique down into each component part which is then taught within a complex system of instruction making … Read more
Come and hear John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman, speak at our NFPS Conference on the 26th September at the Lilleshall National Sports and Conferencing Centre. Lofty’s will also be signing copies of his book ‘Who Dares Grins’, and you will be able to purchase a signed copy on the day. ‘Lofty’ served with 22 SAS for 26 years (and, as he likes … Read more
Eric Baskind – Are ‘Safe Systems’ of Restraint Really ‘Safe’? At our Conference on 26 September, Eric Baskind will be talking about the proposed new laws and accreditation schemes for physical intervention. The Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill He will be looking at the pros and cons of the new proposed Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill … Read more
Hey everybody, Mark Dawes here, and I just thought I’d shoot this quick video for you to tell you about a couple of courses we’ve got running this year, and the reason I want to tell you about them is they are filling up very, very quickly.
Sadly today it has been brought to our attention today that an individual who is known to us and a former trainer has possibly committed fraud and I thought I’d share this with you so that you do not become a victim too. I use the word ‘sadly’ because this person previously took money from companies on two separate occasions on … Read more
Physical Intervention Trainer Training Course September 2018
Mark Dawes here and I thought I’d just let you know that the above PHysical Intervention Trainer Course course is filling up very quickly.
Over half of all the available places have now already gone for the September 2018 course, and we are only just in June.
So if you are considering attending please don’t leave it too late!
The reason this course is so popular is that it is a properly accredited course that complies with lots of legislatuion and guidance, and if you want to find out more about the benefits of this course, please read on.