Use of Mechanical Restraints (Handcuffs) – L3 Award

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1 Day


From £100

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Course Overview

The Use of Mechanical Restraints (Handcuffs) – L3 Award course is designed to provide security professionals with the skills and knowledge required to use handcuffs safely and effectively. This training covers legal considerations, practical handcuffing techniques, and post-restraint procedures to ensure compliance and safety in various security situations.

Course content

Legal aspects and use of force
Types and features of handcuffs
Practical application on compliant and non-compliant individuals
Ensuring the safety of both the individual and the officer
Legal documentation and reporting
Handling and transporting restrained individuals
Real-life simulations and role-playing exercises
Dealing with high-stress situations


This course is ideal for security personnel, law enforcement officers, and anyone in a role that may require the use of handcuffs.

Participants must be at least 18 years old and in good physical condition. A basic understanding of English is also required.

The certification is valid for 3 years, after which a refresher course may be needed.

The course lasts 1 day and costs £100, including all training materials, assessment fees, and certification.

You can book your spot through our booking page or by contacting us at contact information.

Bring a valid ID, comfortable clothing for practical exercises, and any personal handcuffing equipment if preferred.