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Handcuff Training Courses

The Handcuff Training Course provides individuals with a basic Introduction to Handcuffing and Physical Intervention.

Course NAME

Handcuff Training

FROM £99
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Door Supervisor Course


Identification of handcuffs


Loading of handcuffs


The powers of arrest


Applying handcuffs


Types of positions


Passive handcuff


Excited delirium


Practical assessment

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Basic Handcuff Training Course

Looking to get trained as a professional handcuffer? Taking the next step in becoming someone who has to use handcuffs as a form of restraint as part of their operational role can be overwhelming, especially when getting the right training.


We make becoming a trained handcuffer a simple, stress-free process 


This Basic Handcuff Training Course is suitable for individuals who are expected to use handcuffs as a form of restraint as part of their operational role.


This 1-day course should be considered as a Basic Introduction to Handcuffing and Physical Intervention. It covers both practical handcuffing processes and procedures, as well as the legal implications that must be considered when using handcuffs to restrain an individual.


Increase your options 

Choose between a variety of exciting roles with your handcuff training in retail security, door supervision, corporate security, and event security - work full-time or part-time


Work flexible hours 

Own your schedule! Being handcuffed trained will allow job flexibility across many roles.


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Once you're qualified and are handcuffed trained, use our security job board to apply for newly posted security jobs.


Get Licensed says: While this course is not a legal requirement, it will enhance your qualifications within the security industry and help make you stand out from the rest.


By the end of the course, you will be able to:


✅  Understand the primary reason for handcuffing.

✅ Understand the Criminal Law Act 1967, Common Law, Section 117 PACE and Articles 5, 3 and 2 of the Human Rights Act 1998.

✅ Understand the medical implications of handcuffing, including positional asphyxia.

✅ Demonstrate how to apply handcuffs to a passive and an aggressive subject.

✅  Demonstrate how to remove handcuffs correctly.


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✅ Book your basic handcuff training course

✅ Complete the training


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Door Supervisor Basic Handcuff Training
8 Days

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The aim of the course is to give positive guidance to staff regarding the use of handcuffs and serve as a reference for staff in justifying the use of handcuffs both in terms of policy (who and why do we handcuff) and technique (how do we handcuff).

There is no exam for this handcuff-training course. This is an interactive course and you will be assessed throughout the duration of the 3 hour course. When you have successfully demonstrated that you can use handcuffs correctly, your trainer will give you your certificate.

This course is well suited for any security personnel working within the security industry. This handcuff-training course teaches vital skills on how to safely apprehend someone. This course will also make you more eligible for employment.

It’s easy peasy. You can either book online or you can book through our 24/7 customer service line on 0207 078 7259.

Get Licensed are proud to provide you with a ‘Faster Results’ service for selected courses and locations. Receive your results within just 5 working days after your course is completed. Our aim is to notify you on the same day the training provider sends us your results. Your results will be available online and we’ll also send you an SMS to inform you when your results are available.  

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