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QNUK Level 3 Award in

the Legal use of Restraint Equipment (RQF)


Qualification number: 03/3531/2

Guided learning hours: 14

Total Qualification time: 20

Credit value: 2

Who is this for? This qualification is aimed those wishing to understand the laws that pertain to the use of force and self-defence within a security setting. This qualification also provides the knowledge and skills required of security operatives who are expected to use restraint equipment (handcuffs) as part of their day to day duties such as security guards, door supervisors or hospital security.

Pre-Requisites: This qualification is available to those over 18 years. Security operatives are likely in the course of their work to be required to make calls to the emergency services, or need to communicate to resolve conflict.  It is essential that security operatives are able to communicate clearly.

Progression route: Learners may progress onto the following qualifications:

  • Licence linked security qualifications

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More: for more information about this qualification, download the qualification specification

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