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Personal Safety and Self Defence

We provide personal safety, conflict resolution, first aid and practical self defence training to businesses, educational establishments, groups and individuals.

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If you are looking for training that is effective and economical but which also delivers a “Wow” then you’ve come to right place.

Personal Safety Training UK

Available across the UK

We cover the North Ayrshire area with our First Aid training and the whole of the United Kingdom with our personal safety, conflict resolution and practical self defence.

 

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  • “I cannot stress enough about how beneficial I felt the course was.”… read more.

    “I cannot stress enough about how beneficial I felt the course was. I would recommend any support worker as well as service users should attend this training, which I feel would help to empower them to feel stronger, independent and less intimidated. God help anyone who attacks me in the future!!!!”

    Financial Administrator
    Caithness & Sutherland Women's Aid
  • “The training delivered by The Scottish Centre for Personal Safety was of an excellent standard and staff were supported throughout the sessions with sensitivity and understanding.

    “The training delivered by The Scottish Centre for Personal Safety was of an excellent standard and staff were supported throughout the sessions with sensitivity and understanding. Every member of my staff took part in the training and the evaluations were extremely positive. Many of them stated, “This was the best training you have ever sent me on – Fantastic.” I would recommend The Scottish Centre for Personal Safety to anyone.”

    Team Manager
    South Lanarkshire Women’s Aid and Refuge
  • “The training was a particularly high standard.”… read more.

    “The training was a particularly high standard. The outcome of this training was the development of a local Self Defence and Personal Safety Team that delivered training to local youth and community groups.”

    Community Education Worker
    North Ayrshire Council
  • “Great trainers who really know their stuff.”… read more.

    “Great trainers who really know their stuff. They made you feel like you can hurt an attacker and get away – you don’t have to be the one that gets hurt. Actually practising the ‘theory’ has given me greater confidence in my ability to deter an attacker.”

    Investors In People (IIP) Advisor
    Ross & Cromarty Enterprise
  • “Brilliant course.”… read more.

    “Brilliant course. Very informative and expertly delivered.”

    Refuge Worker
    South Ayrshire Women's Aid
  • “Such a course is invaluable to our women not only from the practical point of being better able to defend themselves but also from an emotional stand in helping to build self esteem and confidence.”

    “Such a course is invaluable to our women not only from the practical point of being better able to defend themselves but also from an emotional stand in helping to build self esteem and confidence.”

    Refuge Worker
    Ross-shire Women’s Aid
  • “The workshops served to increase the students awareness of self defence issues and the practical aspects of the programme gave the students hands on experience of what to do in a threatening situation.

    “The workshops served to increase the students awareness of self defence issues and the practical aspects of the programme gave the students hands on experience of what to do in a threatening situation.

    The programme itself covered aspects of self defence ranging from how to deal and respond to unwanted behaviour verbally, to more serious incidents such as the actions to follow if a sexual assault was being committed. While some of the students preferred to sit back and watch some of the activities, as they found them too intense, the sessions have unquestionably raised awareness of self defence issues.

    The incidence of attacks was also covered to inform students of the types of attacks which occurred most frequency in the local area as well as giving statistics to reassure the students that physical / sexual attacks are not as common as some had perceived which served to reduce the ‘fear of attack’ culture many in society believe to be true today.

    Overall the sessions were well planned and designed and the training techniques used were appropriate for the student groups concerned. The friendly approach that instructors used ensured the students responded positively when participating within the workshops despite the seriousness of the subjects being covered.

    On a more personal note, these sessions should be made readily available to all young people in order to increase their personal awareness skills. Introducing training sessions into schools / colleges as a matter of course can only benefit the students by giving them advice they need to protect themselves and who might otherwise become victims of crime.”

    Principal
    North Highland College
  • “This input had an extremely positive impact on our students.”… read more.

    “This input had an extremely positive impact on our students. They gained a much clearer understanding of violent crime statistics and this helped to reduce their concerns regarding fear of attack. They became more aware of the various preventative measures that could be utilised to reduce the opportunities for a physical attack on them. Student confidence and assertiveness skills were improved with benefits for a more successful response to unwanted behaviour.”

    Rector
    Alness Academy
  • “Feedback from clients on this course was very positive.

    “Feedback from clients on this course was very positive. People reported feeling more confident in their ability to look after their safety and more aware of where potential risks would be for them.

    The courses were also delivered in such a way that everyone could participate – not an easy task when dealing with victims of violence and years of abuse.

    Staff reported that the courses appeared to really give the attendees a confidence boost and helped increase their self esteem.”

    Executive Manager
    Inverness Women’s Aid
  • “I found it was very helpful having such a professional trainer.”

    “I found it was very helpful having such a professional trainer.”

    Support Worker
    North Ayrshire Women’s Aid

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