Breakaway

Course outline

Our breakaway course is designed to help ‘at risk’ staff groups remove themselves from potential harm.

It provides a range of simple, effective skills and legal knowledge which helps people safely disengage themselves from aggressive situations. Each session comprises theory and physical skills, providing techniques to meet the needs of organisations, clients and your people.

Suggested attendees

All frontline staff whose work brings them into direct contact with members of the public – under legislation it is an employer’s responsibility to ensure that individuals and roles are risk-assessed in relation to violence and aggression.

This Transport Breakaway training course is aimed at all staff including:

  • Revenue Protection
  • Guards
  • New employees
  • Gate-line staff

Course content

Procedural and legal context

  • Medical implications of techniques
  • Policies and procedures
  • Use of force legislation

Distance, stance and positioning

  • Distance – action vs. reaction
  • Posture
  • Tactical awareness

Relocation/distraction skills

  • Safe moving
  • Hip checking
  • Relocation

Breakaway and disengagement techniques

  • Disengagement skills
  • Scenarios

By the end of this course your team will be able to:

  • Understand the law on self defence
  • Remove themselves from aggressive behaviours
  • Prevent behaviours escalating using strategies and skills

At the end of this course your team will receive:

  • A certificate of attendance
  • Receive a course workbook
  • Access to a dedicated delegate resource area
  • Duration 3.5 hours

  • Delegates 12 Max

Delivery methods

Face-to-face
training

Many of our courses, especially those with physical skills, can be delivered in a face-to-face training environment, either at your venue or ours.

Train the
trainer

IKON’s Train the trainer service will enable your team to deliver motivational and insightful training that builds confidence and trust with delegates.

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    • Merseyrail has been working for IKON for almost ten years. IKON has developed programmes around conflict resolution and Travelsafe. Their delivery methods, adaptability, professionalism and knowledge in this area has allowed us to achieve our lowest passenger accident rate ever.

      Daniel Dale,
      Competency Training Manager, Merseyrail

    • The course was great fun and very informative, would highly recommend.

      Merseyrail Transport

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