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Rescue From Ligature

"Really impressed with the trainer's style. He ensured everyone was engaged and encouraged participation. Well done!"

Courses delivered at our cambridge centre include use of full-size manikin - watch taster clip video clip

Course Aims

To train delegates in safe and effective techniques when rescuing a person from ligature (hanging). This course is unlike most others available in the UK as it involves actual practical rescue of a full size, 60 kg hanging manikin.

Suitable For

Any person working in the public or private sector who may have to perform rescue of a person from ligature.

Course Length

3 - 4 hours


Delegates must be employed in an environment where this knowledge and skill is required for genuine reasons and evidence of this may be requested on course booking.


All delegates will be awarded a Norvic certificate of attendance.

Course Venue

Closed courses can be held at our training venues in Norwich or Cambridge.


• Ligature risk assessment; Identification of potential ligatures, identification of ligature points, implementing control measures • Use of the ligature knife – demonstration and practical exercise • Management of the ligatured person • Personal risk assessment and approach, single rescuer and team approach • Post-ligature

"Excellent course, well structured & good balance between theory and practical. Much more confident in my ability to respond to such situations."

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