Course Outline                                                                     ASP Handcuffing Certification Course

This course will teach you appropriate use of force, basic pattern of movement, blocks, locks, escape, takedown, most important how to create distance, call for back-up, keeping the subject at bay and escalate the force appropriately.

How to properly carry, access and maintain standard chain link handcuffs. Show how to effectively apply handcuffs to both non-resistant and actively resistant people. Have a clear understanding of post-arrest prisoner care.

This course will teach how to avoid asphyxia during arrests and recognizing the signs of distress during the arrest process, it will explain the legalities of search and post arrest prisoner care.

All ASP training courses are universal!!!

An ASP Certification is the same for Law Enforcement, Corrections, or Private Security. Why obtain a third party Certification recognized in your province or country only ASP Baton and Handcuff Certification is recognized WORLDWIDE.

The course curriculum and outcome for this certification course is 6 hours and a total of 8 hours instruction,

and is intended to instill course participants with knowledge and

skill sets in the following areas:

  • Introduction to the course
  • Effective communication/de-escalation techniques                                                        
  • Handcuff nomenclature and function
  •  Advanced Force Option Theory
  • Introduction to Control Tactics
  • Application of Restraints
  • Excited Delirium Syndrome & Positional Asphyxia
  • Compliant through active resistant handcuffing
  • Escort Position
  • Security professional and subject safety  
  • National Use of Force Frame Work (NUFF)
  • Safe Removal of handcuffs 
  • Passive Handcuffing
  • Active Handcuffing
  • Non-compliant Cuffing
  • Take-down Techniques
  • Suspect Control Techniques
  • Blocking Techniques
  • Knife Defense
  • Ground Defense Tactics
  • Security Service Act and Regulations

Hands-on lessons for which students will have to be able to safely and effectively demonstrate the use of the techniques involved in the program to a level of competency assessed by the instructor. This is not a replacement course for the AST Advanced Security Training Course, it is recognized and a certified handcuffing course showing you have received equivalent training in the use of handcuffs & restraints. Upon successful completion participants will receive a certification certificate of training and ID wallet sized card.

 Course Registration Fee 

      $110.00   including gst

This is a 8 hour course starting from 08:30am - 5:00pm

Includes 8 Hours of Instruction, theory, exam.

Location of course: 240 Dogwood St, Parksville, BC  Bayside Oceanfront Resort Hotel

Date to be determined based on registration of participants.


If traveling from out of town it is suggested to book your stay at the Bayside Oceanfront Resort Hotel  and participants will receive a discounted rate by providing your attendance for the course.


SPS Security Protection Services is an Independent and insured
Training Program. Certification cards will be provided upon successful
completion of the written exam and physical component of the program.
Registration fee covers all class materials
Use of chain link restraints & key
Course Exam Fee
Certification Certificate  

Course has a maximum participant attendance so registration fills quickly. 

Contact us by email to register for the next up coming course.

  • Please ensure you bring a water bottle to keep hydrated 
  • No jewelry, rings, watches, ear piercings, bracelets, necklaces
  • Comfortable cargo pants, duty belt, linear supportive boots.

Upon course completion, students will receive a Nationally-Recognized Certificate of completion as well an ASP Certification card wallet size.
ASP Nationally-Recognized certified courses are taught currently in Canada and include the province of  Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan,  Winnipeg, also many law enforcement agencies prefer this to be the standard of training.  ASP has tailored the curriculum for the course and training requirements for the private security industry, law enforcement and is currently instructed to many other agencies across Canada and the World.

All ASP training courses are universal!

An ASP Certification is the same for Law Enforcement, Corrections, or Private Security. Why obtain a third party Certification recognized in your province or country only ASP Baton and Handcuff Certification is recognized WORLD WIDE.

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