QNUK Level 3 Award for

Self Defence Instructors (RQF)

Qualification number: 610/0016/9

Developed in collaboration with Trisat (Situational Intelligence)

Guided learning hours: 27

Total Qualification time: 31

Credit value: 3

Who is this for? This qualification has been developed by QNUK to enable trainers who hold the necessary teaching, conflict management and assessing qualifications alongside the occupational experience and competence to be able to deliver the QNUK Level 2 Self Defence training, subject to:
1. Holding the QNUK Level 2 Award in Self Defence (RQF) qualification
2. An annual licence to deliver the QNUK Level 2 Self Defence issued from a QNUK approved model/system*
*Self-defence models/systems wishing to be recognised by QNUK for approval to deliver this qualification, should contact centres@qnuk.org

Pre-Requisites: Learners must be aged 18 and over.
Learners must hold:
• a recognised level 3 first aid qualification (must include paediatric elements)
• a recognised safeguarding qualification (level 2 minimum)
• a recognised mental health first aid qualification (minimum Level 1 awareness)
Learners must provide evidence of insurance to deliver self-defence training
Learners must have sufficient command of the English language to understand and undertake the recommended assessment methods for this qualification.

Progression route: Learners may progress onto the following qualifications:

  • QNUK Level 3 Award in Understanding Security Management (RQF)
  • QNUK Level 3 Award in Security Management (RQF)
  • QNUK Level 3 Award in Retail Loss Prevention (RQF)

Find a centre: To find a centre that offers this qualification in your area, please contact us

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

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