Crime Prevention for Practitioners

ProQual Level 4 Certificate

The Level 4 Certificate in Crime Prevention for Practitioners is aimed at crime prevention, crime reduction, community safety practitioners, or equivalent.

Topics that candidates will look at include:

  • Statutory responsibilities of partner agencies to work together to reduce incidents of crime and disorder
  • Tools and techniques used to help reduce or prevent crime and anti-social behaviour
  • The use and range of security products available to help deter criminals and prevent crime
  • Employing a partnership approach to any community problem
  • Running a crime prevention initiative

By completing this learning the delegate will be able to:

  • Understand the role of crime prevention in the community
  • Understand the use of security products in crime prevention
  • Know how to conduct site security surveys
  • Understand the importance of employing a partnership approach to any community problem
  • Know how to run a crime prevention initiative

Suitable for:

Police and local authority staff who have the responsibility for preventing and reducing crime and disorder in local communities. Also suitable for staff who work in Fire & Rescue Service, Military Police and this learning can be adapted to meet the requirement of any organisation who needs to reduce risk and loss within their business.

Delivery options:

Workplace delivery – 10 days. (This can be flexible to meet the needs of the learners / business.)

Assessment evidence post delivery to be submitted within 6 months.

Learning Outcome – The learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 – Understand the role of crime prevention in the community

1.1 – Analyse the social and environmental factors which contribute to levels of crime and disorder in communities

1.2 – Evaluate key relevant legislation relating to crime prevention work being undertaken and the impact on that work

1.3 – Identify and demonstrate a range of methods and processes in problem solving that may prevent and reduce the opportunities for crime and anti-social

1.4 – Evaluate the importance of good partnership working in crime prevention

2 – Understand the use of security products in crime prevention

2.1 – Explain how security products conforming to relevant British and European standards can be used to underpin best practice in situational crime

2.2 – Evaluate a range of security products and other methods used to improve physical security in the built environment

3 – Know how to conduct site security surveys

3.1 – Evaluate suitable tools for use when conducting a full site security survey

3.2 – Plan and implement site security surveys

3.3 – Identify appropriate recommendations regarding a
site to significantly reduce and prevent
opportunities for crime and anti-social behaviour

3.4 – Effectively evaluate the results of the survey and provide a written report of the findings

3.5 – Provide appropriate crime prevention advice to a range of individuals who are affected, or potentially affected, by crime

3.6 – Explain the importance of maintaining the security and integrity of confidential information in relation to crime prevention

3.7 – Evaluate instances where relevant legislation underpins the work of the crime prevention practitioner

4 – Understand the importance of employing a partnership approach to any community

4.1 – Review the legislation that promotes and supports multi-agency working

4.2 – Analyse the ways in which relevant stakeholders and partners collaborate and contribute to working effectively to reduce and prevent crime and antisocial behaviour

4.3 – Explain ways in which effective working relationships with communities, their representatives and agency stakeholders can be developed and managed

4.4 – Explain how a multi-agency evidence based preventative approach can effectively support a crime prevention and reduction initiative

5 – Know how to run a crime prevention initiative

5.1 – Explain the principles involved in planning a crime prevention/reduction initiative

5.2 – Outline ways in which a crime prevention/reduction initiative can be effectively managed

5.3 – Explain the process for marketing a crime prevention/reduction initiative

5.4  -Analyse how a crime prevention/reduction initiative
can be effectively evaluated

ProQual Qualification Specifications

To view Qualification Specifications from ProQual website in PDF format

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