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QNUK Level 3 Award in

Understanding Reasonable Force (RQF)


Qualification number: 603/3532/4

Guided learning hours: 7

Total Qualification time: 10

Credit value: 1

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.

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:

  • QNUK Level 3 Award in the Legal Use of Restraint Equipment (RQF)

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