Introduction to Crime Prevention - Level 3 Award

This Introduction to Crime Prevention - Level 3 Award is aimed at those whose role includes providing practical, general crime prevention advice. It will also add value to existing roles that involves engagement with local communities, by enabling crime prevention advice to be offered alongside the main service to help reduce the potential for victimisation and the fear of crime.


Three days classroom-based learning plus completion of preliminary work and submission of a portfolio of evidence within 3 months of finishing the classroom phase.  This qualification is offered as local delivery to reduce costs and enable local issues to be reflected in the content.

Content includes:

Why crime happens; the role of the practitioner; relevant legislation; problem-solving; countering terrorism through effective crime prevention; security products testing, certification, standards and Secured by Design; practical site security surveying skills.

Relevant for:

This course is open to all persons engaged in community safety and security activities. This includes Police, such as Police Community Support Officers and Neighbourhood Policing Teams; partner agencies including Community Safety Wardens, community safety partnerships and staff whose role includes providing general crime prevention advice i.e. Fire and Rescue Service Home Safety Teams.

We also actively encourage private security companies to consider this qualification when developing their staff, so that they possess the skills to risk assess and problem solve the areas where they work.

If you would like to purchase or enquire about this qualification or other training requirements for you or your organisation, please contact us.