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Qualifications: Introduction to Crime Prevention

About this course

Forming part of the suite of crime prevention qualifications offered by the Police Crime Prevention Academy, this Level 3 National Vocational Qualification 'Introduction to Crime Prevention' focuses on how practical crime prevention approaches can be used to support safer communities and a locally co-ordinated approach to preventing crime. 

This national vocational qualification is accredited by the awarding body ProQual and requires work-based evidence to achieve it.  It can be accessed through local delivery and national delivery. 

The Academy is just one initiative belonging to Police Crime Prevention Initiatives, a not-for-profit police owned organisation, self-funded through its prevention activities.

How will this crime prevention qualification help me?

  • You'll understand the theories about why crime happens, the relevant legislation and policies, and how to apply the SARA model to local crime and anti-social behaviour (ASB) problems.

  • You'll gain knowledge about testing, certification and standards associated with security products and the police-preferred specification, and the crime prevention advice that can be accessed via the Secured by Design website.

  • You'll learn how to conduct an effective security survey of a home, how to recommend security products that are appropriate, realistic and cost effective, and about the legislation that underpins the survey process.

The National Vocational Qualification is recognised by UK employers and will be of benefit to:

  • Police Neighbourhood Teams and PCSOs
  • Local Authority teams in work areas such as community and housing
  • Fire and Rescue Home Safety Teams
  • PCC staff and Housing Associations

What’s involved?

Upon completing two days of learning either via Teams or in person, you’re provided with learner support over a 4-month period to help you compile work-based evidence for assessment.  You then receive your ProQual e-certificate. 

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Duration: 2 days + Assessment
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Cost: from £750 plus VAT

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