Use of Force and Handcuffing Refresher and Recertification Course

This refresher course is for people who have previously taken a "certification" or other core level/fundamental competency course in the Use of Force and/or handcuffing. It is intended to bring you up to date on current, court acceptable, methods and tactics as well as a full review of the academics surrounding arrest, use of force, post arrest prisoner care, search and seizure within the context of the duties/authorities of a Canadian Security Guard/Officer.

Who should register

This is a NEW course with new videos and content, updated for 2022.

This refresher course is for people who have previously taken a "certification" or other core level/fundamental competency course in the Use of Force and/or handcuffing. It is intended to bring you up to date on current, court acceptable, methods and tactics as well as a full review of the academics surrounding arrest, use of force, post arrest prisoner care, search and seizure within the context of the duties/authorities of a Canadian Security Guard/Officer.

This program meets the Canadian General Standards Board requirements under CAN/CGSB -133.1 -2017. We are approved providers of C.G.S.B. training for guards to Federal ISO 9001 standards.

Why take this course

Mandatory requirement for refresher training every 12 months to maintain currency for due diligence.

Maintain currency with court acceptable techniques that are "witness/Social Media" friendly.

Maintain currency with recent case law decisions and Coroner's Inquest findings on the use of force, handcuffing and restraint.

You will have access for consultation to a Court Recognized Subject Matter Expert in this field.

Q. How is this different from a basic certification course?

A. This program has been updated with new videos "how to's" that align with recent court decisions on the use of force by civilian security agents. It also contains case law studies and legal updates including "why you should NOT be using the current use of force model graphic" as well as current information as to why "excited delirium" should not be taught and the differences between positional vs restraint asphyxia and how to avoid these situations. 

Q. Is there a certificate issued if I pass?

A. Yes. A frameable quality certificate is emailed to you immediately upon successful course completion in pdf format.

Q. How do I know if the quality of the content and materials with withstand court scrutiny?

A. The course designer/developer is a Superior Court Recognized Subject Matter Expert (S.M.E.) and a former Instructor Trainer from the Ontario Police College. The company is an Official Vendor of Record for the Ontario Government for this type of training for EVERY Ministry that requires Level 3 certification.

Q. Why is a refresher/recertification required? 

A. Provincial Standards for parallel professions including non-police Ministry Provincial Offenses Officers, requires refresher training at least every 12 months. Court accepted best practices also follows the same guideline. Recent Ministry of Labour decisions also require guards to be fully trained in the use of force every year where they are deployed to public venues such as hospitals, and other sites where there are elevated risks of violence.

Technical requirements for taking this course: Persistent internet connection. Latest version of Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, or Safari. Javascript enabled.

Tuition

$99
Plus applicable taxes

When you choose to register, you will be directed to the checkout page. Once your payment has been received, you will receive an email with your course login information.

Your Instructor

The course designer/developer is a Superior Court Recognized Subject Matter Expert (S.M.E.) and a former Instructor Trainer from the Ontario Police College. Full C.V. is available by using the "contact us" tab and requesting it.

The company is an Official Vendor of Record for the Ontario Government for this type of training for EVERY Ministry that requires Level 3 certification.