Course Overview

QUALIFCATION CODE AND NAME
CPPSEC3121 – Control persons using empty hand techniques
DURATION

Up to one day.

FEE
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DELIVERY MODE

Face to face

This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to control persons using empty hand techniques.

It includes:

  • identifying threats posed by persons presenting a risk to the safety of self or others and assessing response and withdrawal options
  • negotiating with subjects to defuse conflict and give spoken warnings and directions
  • applying recognised empty hand techniques using the minimum amount of force necessary to remove the immediate threat while avoiding vital areas of the body and without harming subjects
  • isolating subjects at a safe distance from members of the public and monitoring their wellbeing and safety.

It applies to people working independently or under limited supervision as members of a security team.

This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for people engaged in security operations in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

 

ACCREDITATION

This unit of competency is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

This program is for domestic students, intended to align with the following occupational licencing outcomes:

  • Crowd Controller
  • Bodyguards

Program Package Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites, however participants must be able to converse and comprehend basic English.

Community Education Australia (CEA) Admission requirements:

CEA has the following admission requirements:

Participants must

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Provide photo ID (e.g. passport, driver’s licence, proof of age card, student card)
  • Entry into this course requires successful completion of an Australian Year 12 qualification or equivalent. However, selection is not based purely on academic performance. Relevant work experience, work samples and other documentation submitted will also be considered.

• Have the ability to read, write, speak and understand English

This unit forms the part of the refresher unit for maintaining the security license in Queensland.

Face-to-face classroom-based training sessions to develop the knowledge and theoretical understanding required. The training and assessment involve a theory and practical assessment. CEA will make sure that the student gets access to internet, whiteboards and other resources needed to run the classes. Practical training will be delivered in simulated environment facilities. CEA will ensure that environments are suitable and WHS compliant for training and assessment. Learners will complete their training through activities to be held throughout the duration of their qualification and the Institute will ensure the learners are developing their skills under training.

 

Please note that CEA does not provide any guarantee of:

  • A migration Outcome.
  • A learner will successfully complete a training product on its scope of registration; or
  • A training product can be competed in a manner which does not meet the requirements of the relevant training package or VET accredited course; or
  • A learner will obtain a particular employment outcome.
  • Licensing outcome

 

Please contact CEA for further details if required.

This program will focus on :

  • identifying threats posed by persons presenting a risk to the safety of self or others and assessing response and withdrawal options
  • negotiating with subjects to defuse conflict and give spoken warnings and directions
  • applying recognised empty hand techniques using the minimum amount of force necessary to remove the immediate threat while avoiding vital areas of the body and without harming subjects
  • isolating subjects at a safe distance from members of the public and monitoring their wellbeing and safety

Program Outline

-Review workplace procedures and policies including WHS to ensure compliance with legal rights and responsibilities when using empty hand techniques for security work.

-Identify subject of threat and continually observe and anticipate movement and aggression.

-Ensure stance and distance from subject maximises range of defensive options and tactical advantages in physical contact.

– Assess alternative response and withdrawal options for viability and incorporate defensive options into selected response.

– Check and confirm personal safety needs and identify available escape routes.

-Use interpersonal techniques to exchange information with the subject and give spoken warnings and directions.

– Use empty hand techniques and ensure that grip on subject is secure, firm and applied using level of force proportionate to the threat context.

– Quickly apply holds to appropriate areas of the body in a safe manner.

– Anticipate strikes and blows from subject and adopt, parry or block positioning.

– Limit contact with subject to the minimum necessary to remove immediate threat, and use lower force options immediately when threat decreases or ceases.

– Isolate and contain subject at a safe distance from members of the public, and minimise opportunities for escape.

– Identify situations requiring specialist assistance and seek assistance or advice from relevant persons using communication equipment.

– Escort subject from the incident scene to a secure location and monitor their wellbeing and safety.

– Use communication equipment to report incident details and subject location to relevant persons.

-Review and evaluate effectiveness of response against incident circumstances and observations, in consultation with relevant persons.

– Identify improvements to future security response procedures using defensive techniques.

– Complete incident report and securely maintain documentation in accordance with workplace requirements.

– Recognise effects of stress and manage own well-being using stress management techniques.

Program Inclusions

  • Trainin​g conducted by an experienced industry trainer with strong knowledge of relevant legislation and Australian Standards
  • Practical hands-on training
  • All equipment provided

Assessment of the program incorporates a combination of theory and practical. Practical assessment is conducted by participating in a simulated security environment.

If students are unable to achieve competency, additional support is provided through mentoring and access to re-assessment as outlined in our policies and procedures. Assessment requires achievement across all tasks to demonstrate competence and may include:

  • Practical assessment:
  • Theory Tasks (Written questions)

Theory Tasks (Written questions): The student will answer a series of written question i.e. multiple choice questions and descriptive questions. and will demonstrate the knowledge for the unit of competency.

Practical assessment: The student will participate in role play and demonstrate skills and knowledge as per instructions provide in the assessment tasks.  The student will also submit the required documents as a part of practical tasks for example incident report.