Personal Safety Foundation Level

Learn to Avoid Danger and de-escalate conflict

Foundation Course

Course Overview

Our personal safety courses have been specifically designed to enable you to identify potential dangers, avoid those dangers, or, if that is not possible, to de-escalate conflicts, allowing you to remove yourself to a safe area as fast as possible. The course is split between the foundation level and the intermediate levels to allow the core skills to be hard wired.

The Staff Defence Personal Safety Model is registered on the Trade Marks Registry under registration No. UK00003271833.

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Course Outline

The course will provide the necessary knowledge and skills to maintain situational awareness, spot trouble, de-escalate a conflict situation at the same time learning to maintain a protective stance and moving to safety. Through practice of all the techniques, the lessons will be hard wired into your muscle memory.

Course Duration:
6 hours

What you will learn:

  • Conflict management
  • Situational Awareness, using the Cooper colour code
  • Understanding the law relating to Self Defence
  • Verbal & confrontational de-escalation
  • 50% Defensive Stance
  • Staff Defence, “WASP” Technique
  • Defending against physical attacks
  • Shutting down an aggressor with the use of body points

Course Requirements:

These courses are open to anyone over the age of 16 as they require no prior fitness or training and they are run at a very low intensity level, with every effort being made to ensure the safety of every participant and to maximise your learning potential.

Course location:

The course is conducted at our training venue in Onley near Rugby in the East Midlands, or we can conduct it in a suitable locations at your organisation.

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