Baton and Handcuffs

Today’s law enforcement agencies and security officers must opt for the most humanely effective, legal, and socially appropriate non-compliant subject suppression and control strategies. This course will enable the security officer to confidently handle the baton as well as handcuffs.

Duration: 1.5 days

Available in Darwin & Alice Springs

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Course Outline

Today’s law enforcement agencies and security officers must opt for the most humanely effective, legal, and socially appropriate non-compliant subject suppression and control strategies.  This course will enable the security officer to confidently handle the baton as well as handcuffs.
The Defensive Tactics course uses a subject control system developed through tactical, legal, and medical research. Tactically, the system addresses the most common types of resistance officers encounter, allowing the instructor to maximise training on job related techniques. Legally, the system teaches a simple use of force continuum which clarifies the appropriate force level for every level of resistance. Medical research was conducted on every technique to refine technique efficiency and to ensure the medical implications were proportional to the level of resistance.

Course Subjects

Survival Learning Research: 

This unit examines research from educational psychology, motor learning science and neurobiology, and applies the research to the design of use of force systems. The unit explains why simple gross motor skills and systems with few techniques are more compatible to use of force training.

Control Principles: 

The foundation of the training system is based upon a series of training principles. This unit examines the force continuum, principles of control, survival reaction time and tactical positioning.

Tactical Handcuffing: 

Tactical speed handcuffing provides immediate subject control and reduces risk to the officer. This system is designed to train the student in a method which will be the same under handcuffing conditions of standing, kneeling or prone, with the completion time under three seconds.

Impact Weapon System: 

The training from this unit can be deployed with a traditional straight baton, riot baton or an extendable baton. This effective system employs the use of nerve motor points as targets instead of joints and bones which decreases the potential of creating connective tissue damage and bone fractures.

Course Prerequisites

It is a prerequisite for this course that students hold a Certificate II in Security Operations or hold a current security officer licence.

Units of Competency

Participants who successfully complete all components of the course will be issued a Statement of Attainment for the CPPSEC3014A Control persons using baton and CPPSEC3015A Restrain persons using handcuffs units of competency.

Course Assessment

The course combines lecture, discussion and demonstrating practical hands on techniques. Each participant will be assessed on their patterns of movement, counter strikes, blocks and performance.  Learning outcomes will be assessed throughout the course and are conducted off the job via oral questioning and practical demonstration.

Course Delivery & Duration

Classes are conducted over 1.5 days. Day one is from 8:30am to 4:00pm and day two is from 8:30am to 12:00pm. All students are required to be present 15 minutes before course commencement time. Late arrivals may be refused from the course as a failure to attend. Training occurs at Eagle Training Services training facilities located in Darwin & Alice Springs. Participants undertake the course in comfortable, air-conditioned classrooms with the latest IT and audiovisual capabilities. Students are supported through the provision of high quality learning materials and resources.

Course Fees

$210 per student. A $50 deposit is required upon enrolment to secure a course placement. The remaining course fee is to be paid in full prior to course completion. Course fee is fully refundable only if the course is cancelled. This price includes all study manuals and materials.

Confirmation of Enrolment

A student’s position on the course will be confirmed upon the payment of a course deposit fee or the provision of an authorised purchase order. Positions are limited so confirmed enrolments only will be able to attend.
For cancellations/refunds a minimum of 3 business days notice must be provided to Eagle Training Services prior to the commencement of the scheduled course to enable re-allocation of your place to another participant, otherwise the full course fee will be payable. Replacements are allowed provided they have Eagle Training Services approval before the start of training and course prerequisites are met.

Welfare and Support Services

Eagle Training Services provides welfare and support services within its professional capacity. Clients should identify existing needs prior to enrolment so that appropriate arrangements are made. Where additional support is required, the client will be referred to a specialist agency to access appropriate support. Eagle Training Services has a documented policy regarding access and equity.

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Darwin & Alice Springs

How Long

1.5 days - 8:30am to 4:00pm / 8:30am to 12:00pm

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