BTEC Level 2 Award in Physical Restraint (Care & Control)


In Slough

£ 220 VAT exempt


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  • Location


  • Duration

    2 Days



Start date

Slough (Berkshire)
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246 Trelawney Avenue, SL3 7UD

Start date

On request

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Course programme

The Main Aims of the Course are:

Management of Violence and Aggression

The BTEC Level 2 Intermediate Award in Physical Restraint Practice (Care & Control) has been specifically written for Care Staff and Education Staff to achieve a Nationally Recognised Level 2 vocationally specific qualification on the knowledge, understanding and skills learners need to undertake appropriate and effective physical restraint to an intermediate standard.

Course Duration

2 days.


BTEC Level 2 Award in Physical Restraint (Care & Control

Course Objectives & Content

To successfully achieve the award delegates will be required to:

  • Understand the requirements of the various pieces of legislation with regard to the Physical Restraint of Children and Young People including: The Children Act 1989 and associated Government guidance documents, The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, The Education Act 1997, The Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006, The Education and Inspections Act 2006;
  • Understand Reasonable Force in relation to physical restraint by reference to Common & Criminal Law.
  • Examine the requirements of Health and Safety statute and associated Regulations and show how they apply to physical restraint.
  • Evaluate the risk of positional asphyxia and other risks associated with physical restraint and explore how to minimise those risks.
  • Differentiate between holding, escorting and restraining and non-harmful seated restraint techniques and how to apply them.
  • Demonstrate and explain how to gradually de-escalate and relax restraint to allow the subject being restrained to regain self-control.
  • Explore when it may be possibly necessary to use a more restrictive technique consistent with the principles of Reasonable Force, Health and Safety statute and the Human Rights Act.

Further Information Pre-Registration requirements

Candidates who register for the BTEC Level 2 Intermediate Award in Physical Restraint Practice must have:

  1. The physical capability to be able to undertake physical skills training, and
  2. The personal ability to undertake classroom training and sit written exam papers.

Course Delivery

The course can be delivered either as a continual 2 day course or spread over two one-day events.

BTEC Level 2 Award in Physical Restraint (Care & Control)

£ 220 VAT exempt