Use of Force, Handcuffing and Baton Academics

Who should register

Use of Force, Handcuffing and Baton Course

This is the academic portion of a16 hour course for annual Use of Force refresher and recertification for Use of Force, Handcuffing and Baton. It is generic in nature as it would apply to all security applications. You will have 4 weeks to finish the online academics. 

While there are videos showing techniques in this online course, there is still a "hands on" in class portion to be completed prior to full certification due to the higher level of competency required. 

A certificate showing completion of this portion is available upon successful completion of the online materials AND the in class practical skills.

Why take this course

This is mandatory training every year for frontline Ministry Provincial Officers. 

Q. Does this cover physical skills?

A. No, only the theory behind them. There are videos showing techniques included for visual learners and to refresh officer's memories on the techniques taught in a hands on program.

Q. Is there a certificate upon completion of this program?

A. Yes. There is one issued at the end of this program for ACADEMICS ONLY related to the use of force. There is still a hands on, one day, in class program to complete in order to practice and prove competency in all the physical skills related to disengagement, P.P.E. tools, handcuffs etc as well as arrest sequences.

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


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

Mike Burgess is a court recognized Subject Matter Expert and official Vendor of Record for the Ontario government. CV is available on or on request.