Elite Response Training (ERT) - Knife Awareness Training Specialists

Elite Response Training (ERT) is a professional and highly experienced training company that specialises in Personal Safety, Self-Defence, Breakaway Techniques, Physical Intervention (Restraint), Knife Awareness and First Aid training courses.

Our courses have been delivered to a wide range of organisations including educational establishments, women's groups, housing authorities, healthcare companies, specialised security teams and many branches of the British Armed Forces (physical skills sets specific).

ERT's Training Director who oversees and delivers most of the training has over 25 years teaching/instructional experience in a wide variety of skills-sets.  Importantly he has been an end-user of what is taught in regards to Personal Safety and First Aid instruction and so you can be sure that ERT's courses have depth and real practicality.

We provide a variety of accredited and recognised courses suited to public and private sectors as well as to educational establishments and the general public.  ERT also delivers bespoke, modulated and specialised Instructors courses designed to meet the specific needs of Personal Safety related subjects.

UKi Standards Award (the Standard of Integrity)
Elite Response Training (ERT) is now granted permission to use the 'UKi Standards Award' ensign for its physical skills sets courses as decreed by Martial Arts Fitness & Coach UK (MAFCUK).  This means you can be assured that all personal safety courses delivered by ERT are of the very highest standards possible!


Knife Awareness Training in Schools and Education is now essential!


Listed below are just a few of the reasons why you should seriously consider choosing Elite Response Training as your preferred training provider if you are a company executive or if you are a HR representative for your organisation:

Enjoyable team building activities for all
Safer environment(s) for staff & other persons
Training meets legal obligations for management (duty-of-care)
Positive PR (business awards & standards i.e. Investors in People - IIP)
Reduction in the risk of ‘successful’ legal action (trained staff are safer staff)
Possible reduction in staff sick leave days (work related stress and/or injuries)
Improved staff performance & motivation (training incentives i.e. qualifications and adding to skills-sets)

Elite Response Training looks forward to working closely with you and your employees in the near future in order to create a more effective, productive and safer environment for all.

Steven Timperley
Training Director of Elite Response Training