top of page

Level 2 Award in 
Positive Handling in Schools

4 or 6  hour


2 year certificate

Up to 12 people


all inclusive

Course Factsheet

See all Courses

Who is it for?

This course is for Teachers, Learning & Support Assistants, Deputy Heads, Head Teachers, Governors that require training in positive handling to help de-escalate behaviour that challenges in an education setting. 

Course Content

  • Duty of Care

  • Dept of Education Guidance 

  • Education & Inspection Act 

  • Section 93 

  • Communications & De-Escalation

  • Practical risk-reduction 

  • Positive Behaviour Support plans

  • Positive Handling Plans for pupils

  • Restraint Techniques


  • Multiple choice theory question paper

Learning Options

The following learning options are available for this course:​

Additional Notes

Typically there is a theory session in the morning followed by practical session in restraint/breakaway techniques in the afternoon although the course could be split over 2 sessions. Cost is £600 all inclusive of instruction, materials and certification for up to 12 people. The theory session could be undertaken online via our online training portal. 

Refresher training available in 4 hour format either theory based or classroom based safer handling techniques depending on the needs of the setting. 

bottom of page