Course Description

Positive Handling in Schools

Positive Handling in Schools is a course run by 1 Training, Dublin. It is a 'Online Learning' course with a duration of Guided Learning Hours 18. For more information about Positive Handling in Schools at 1 Training, please review the details below.

Positive Handling in Schools


Positive handling is all about ensuring positive reinforcement goes into handling students properly in a school environment. Oftentimes, there are students that may exhibit aggression or challenging behaviour patterns. It is the teachers and support staff that have to deal with this kind of behaviour and difficulty which can even threaten the safety of the school. The course in Positive Handling in Schools provides a wealth of information on how to tackle difficult students, how to rein them in and how to deal positively with this type of behaviour so that these students can come out on the other side, reformed and changed individuals. This is an invaluable course for anyone working in an educational centre or institution.

The course will fully explore key modules and give you an in-depth view of how to get involved when situations in schools get out of hand. You will be equipped with the relevant skills and knowledge on how to identify aggressive behaviour in students, how to minimise these risks, recognise the best time for intervention and understand legislation related to this type of incident. The course will discuss situations that require you to handle students whose behaviour may have gotten out of hand. Helping students tackle difficult situations will eventually help them turn their lives around and for the better.

Positive Handling in Schools features practical tips and advice that will help you handle situations before it escalates and understand where the law stands in this regard This is a CPD certified course which demonstrates to potential employers that you are continually developing yourself, and will make you a desirable candidate in the education sector.

Why You Should Consider Taking this Course at 1Training?

1Training is a leading online provider for several accrediting bodies, and provides learners the opportunity to take this exclusive course awarded by CPD. At 1Training, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the Course. Learners who register will be given excellent support, discounts for future purchases and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships and their favourite restaurants.

Learning Outcomes

  • Have a clear understanding of the seriousness and extent of aggressive pupil behaviour
  • Identify the stages of aggression and how it can deescalate before the pupil lashes out
  • Understand the laws in regard to positive handling in the school
  • Follow best practices if you ever need to restrain a pupil

Course Curriculum
1: The Course Structure
2: A Serious Business
3: The Aggression Curve
4: The SCARF Model
5: Government Advice and Guidance
6: Making decisions: Duty of Care
7: The Law
8: Physical Intervention and Restraint
9: Screening, Searching and Confiscation

This course is recommended for,

  • Teachers, Teaching Assistants and support staff
  • Individuals working in a school institution
  • Head Teachers, Principals

Method of Assessment

In order to qualify in the course ‘Positive Handling in Schools’ successfully, learners will take an online test. This online test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Pass Mark: 70%


Upon the successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the ‘Positive Handling in Schools’ Certificate.

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Training Provider1 Training
Course LocationDublin
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course DurationGuided Learning Hours 18
Course Fee19
Entry Requirements• Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy. • A sound educational background is recommended
Carear Path• Teachers – £30,000 (Approximately) • Teaching Assistants – £28,000 (Approximately) • Head Teachers £30,000 (Approximately)
Phone+44 208 610 9650
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