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Training for the storage, display, sale and delivery of knives


The Metropolitan police, Mayor’s Office for Police and Crime (MOPAC) and London Trading Standards have developed training, with the help of Bira members to support with the sale, display, storage and delivery of knives, allowing you to comply with the Offensive Weapons Act 2019.

There are five modules for you and your staff to complete. The training aims to standardise training across all retail sectors by raising awareness, improving knowledge and understanding of how good product placement and additional security measures can prevent theft and illegal sales of knives.

Each module comprises of a short animation and knowledge check and each module should take 5-10 minutes to complete.

Complete the knife sales training here

Additional resources can be found here.

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