Conflict Resolution Training - Local Authority & Housing Sector

Course outline

Our conflict resolution course is designed to enhance your peoples understanding, skills and knowledge in recognising, managing and resolving conflict situations effectively.

They will be provided with strategies, techniques, models and theories to address conflict in a constructive, safe and confident manner.

Suggested attendees

All frontline staff whose work brings them into direct contact with members of the public.

This Local Authority & Housing Conflict Resolution training course is aimed at all staff  including:

  • All new employees
  • All staff facing violence and aggression

Course content

Understanding conflict

  • Defining conflict
  • Common causes
  • Recognising behavioural changes
  • Self-awareness in challenging situations

Communication models and de-escalation

  • Listening models
  • De-escalation strategies
  • Negotiation skills
  • Structuring conversations

Procedural, environmental and your legal responsibilities

  • Risk assessments
  • Policy and best practice
  • Use of force legislation

Incident reporting and support

  • Documentation and systems
  • Post-incident procedures
  • Options for support

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

  • Recognise conflict and the key causes
  • De-escalate situations effectively using positive communication
  • Understand policy, procedures and the legal framework
  • Report incidents effectively

At the end of this course your team will receive:

  • A certificate of attendance
  • Access to a dedicated delegate resource area via IKON Academy
  • Duration 3.5 hours

  • Delegates 16 Max

Delivery methods

IKON Live,
live online training

Our effective remote communications training enables your people to get the training they need wherever they are, with a dedicated live IKON trainer.


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

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    • Fantastic course, really helpful, the trainers had so much experience in this field, they could answer and queries we had. Really enjoyed it, thank you.

      Course delegate,
      Suffolk County Council

    • Great trainer, humorous, attentive, knowledgeable, great pace. Learnt a lot. Good to refresh sections after each task. Practical was excellent too. Very, very good indeed!

      Plymouth City Council

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