DFM Self Protection

Safety Through Knowledge


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March 7th: The first prototype version of DFM Self Protection goes online.


CRT Employees Course

This course is designed for employees and covers the basics of CRT in business.
It is the standard course run by DFM trainers for businesses and organisations. 
This course booklet is also the version used by company trainers who have attended a DFM Trainer Seminar as it corresponds to the DFM Trainer Booklet.
It is also the course booklet that is included in the Trainer Distance Pack for trainers who wish to run their own courses.
The course is generic and can be used for any business dealing with the public.

Students receive a bound booklet that covers all the key points of CRT and a signed certificate saying they are CRT trained.

Course Details

  • What is Conflict
  • Verbal Communication
  • Body Language (signs confrontation is turning to violence)
  • Personality Types
  • Betaris Box
  • Confrontation
  • Five Step Appeal (How to gain compliance)
  • Leaps (How to ask questions and gain empathy)
  • Understanding Distance (Why it never pays to crowd countr folk)
  • Reaction Zone
  • When Confrontation turns to Conflict
  • Anatomy of violence (Explains how violence happens)
  • Difference between Hot and Cold attacks
  • Defusing Conflict
  • ALPS (Attitude; Look and Listen; Position and Palms; Space)
  • Changing the Script (Street escape techniques)
  • Risk Assessments (Why external jobs should be assessed beforehand)
  • Impact Factors (Drugs; Alcohol;Bereavement; History of Violence)
  • PILS (Person; Implement; Location; Situation)

Modules such as Lone Worker Sections, Street Sense, Breakaway techniques can be taught on these courses. Email for details.