Crime Prevention for Practitioners - Level 4 Certificate

This qualification is a more detailed examination of crime prevention practices and is aimed at those who will be providing specialist crime prevention advice within their role.


Ten days (two separate weeks) residential classroom-based learning plus completion of a preliminary handbook and submission of an assessed post-course portfolio.

Qualification Content:

Understanding the role of crime prevention in the community: understanding the use of security products in crime prevention including testing, certification, standards and the Secured by Design initiative; conducting site security surveys of non-domestic premises; employing a partnership approach to preventing and reducing crime including undertaking an Environmental Visual Audit; planning, implementing and evaluating a crime prevention initiative.

Relevant for:

Police roles, such as Crime Prevention Officers or similar, who have crime prevention, harm reduction or vulnerable victim protection as their specialism; Local Authorities, including specialist roles within Community Safety Partnerships; security and safety specialists within partner organisations.

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