BTEC Courses

We provide the following BTEC qualifications -

(BTEC level 1) Anti-Social Behaviour Awareness Training for Housing Officers
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(BTEC level 2) Introduction to case work for tackling Anti-Social Behaviour & Neighbour Disputes
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BTEC level 2 Harm and Risk Assement course for Anti-Social behaviour Practitioners
This is a one day course deliviered by a Home Office advisor

BTEC level 3 Professional Award in Community Safety, Crime & Nuisance Management for Practitioners
This is a unit based course where you have the choice of which 4 out of 6 units to elect
(see course structure)

BTEC level 5 Professional Award for Managers in Community Safety Strategy
This is a unit based course where you have to complete all of the 4 units
(see course structure)

You can complete the Award in 'fast time' or at the rate of one module a year if you wish

  • Units cost £150 each if taken without attaching the BTEC certification or £175 with BTEC
  • National courses will be run in the NUT Headquarters close to Kings Cross, London or Mancester City Hall, in association with Mancester ASBAT
  • There is a short pre-read element to each module
  • Short post course assignments will be set
  • There is a 2 hour final examination to complete the certification held every 6 months
  • We can provide 'in house' training for groups of 5 or more at a venue to suit you which will attract further discounts

Course Structure

Course Structure The structure of the Community Safety Professionals Ltd
'BTEC level 3 Professional Award in Community Safety, Crime & Nuisance Management for Practitioners' is as follows:

You will need to complete the core unit, units 1: 'Legislation & Problem Resolution Techniques' which will teach you about the tools you have to address Anti-Social Behaviour and the legislative powers that are available to you and your partner agencies.

 

Unit 1 Neighbourhood Nuisance Legislation & Problem Resolution (Tools and Powers)

;  Covering the legislation and problem resolution techniques in relation to Anti-Social behaviour and Community Safety issues sufficiently to apply them in the working environment. Problem solving resolutions for reported incidences of Neighbourhood Nuisance. Identification of partners to appropriately work with, to assist protect individuals and communities from harm. (Click for full course details)

May 17th – Manchester Town Hall (run by Manchester Anti-Social Behaviour Action Team ASBAT)
June 11th - NUT Headquarters: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1H 9BD
September 7th – Manchester Town Hall (run by Manchester Anti-Social Behaviour Action Team ASBAT)

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Unit 2 Victims and Witness Support

Covering the legislation and problem resolution techniques in relation to supporting the victims & witnesses of Anti-Social Behaviour & Crime sufficient to be able to effectively deal with victims of and witnesses to these acts; understanding risk to & the vulnerability of victims and witnesses. Understanding what problem solving resolutions can be adopted to support victims and witnesses and knowing which partners have a statutory/voluntary responsibility to provide appropriate services. (Click for full course details)

May 24th – Manchester Town Hall (run by Manchester Anti-Social Behaviour Action Team ASBAT)
June 25th  - NUT Headquarters: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1H 9BD
September 17th  – Manchester Town Hall (run by Manchester Anti-Social Behaviour Action Team ASBAT)

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Unit 3 Interviewing Skills & Statement Taking

Covering what constitutes evidence of ASB and how this can be put before a civil court in statement form and to understand the legislation relating to ASB evidence & the format in which evidence should be presented at court. Be able to demonstrate knowledge of the legislation governing civil evidence. Be able to practically compile a statement for use at court. (Click for full course details)

May 31st – Manchester Town Hall (run by Manchester Anti-Social Behaviour Action Team ASBAT)
June 18th - NUT Headquarters: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1H 9BD
October 8th  – Manchester Town Hall (run by Manchester Anti-Social Behaviour Action Team ASBAT)

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Unit 4 Information Exchange and RIPA

Covering the legislation and protocols for exchanging ASB related information and understand the legislation including the ability to exchange information using the Crime and Disorder Act, the Data Protection Act and Common Law. It also covers an in depth look at information exchange protocols how to create one, improve one, use one and get your partners to use one. Then the main points of RIPA as it effects housing providers including CCTV use. We do some practical work which includes completing RIPA application. We touch on proportionality and how risk assessment can assist and also look at the 'Protection of freedoms bill' and what the likely legislation will look like. (Click for full course details)

June 7th– Manchester Town Hall (run by Manchester Anti-Social Behaviour Action Team ASBAT)
July 2nd - NUT Headquarters: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1H 9BD

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Unit 5 Domestic Violence Awareness

Which covers what domestic abuse is and how to understand what basic strategies & resources might be employed by partners to address Domestic Violence. To be able to define and recognise Domestic Violence, identify which partners to appropriately work with and to understand what options might be employed to protect individuals from domestic abuse. (Click for full course details)

June 28th – Manchester Town Hall (run by Manchester Anti-Social Behaviour Action Team ASBAT)
July 9th - NUT Headquarters: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1H 9BD
October 22nd  – Manchester Town Hall (run by Manchester Anti-Social Behaviour Action Team ASBAT)

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Unit 6 Conflict Resolution

Covering understanding and recognising all elements of workplace violence; students are be taught to identify people with an aggressive nature and will receive guidance on how to prevent escalation of potential threats and situations using proven skills and techniques to effectively defuse and calm situations. They are taught to identify conflict, why it arises, its stages, and the potential cost to Community Safety Partnerships and how to respond to; prevent escalation of; and resolve conflict by using a variety of patent methods. (Click for full course details)

June 21st  - Manchester Town Hall (run by Manchester Anti-Social Behaviour Action Team ASBAT)
July 16th - NUT Headquarters: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1H 9BD
November 14th Manchester Town Hall (run by Manchester Anti-Social Behaviour Action Team ASBAT)

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BTEC level 5 Professional Award for Managers in Community Safety Strategy

Unit 1 The Community Safety Agenda

Covering an understanding the history of public concern with Anti-Social Behaviour, its consequent emergence as a categorised type of conduct and the development of successive Government's Community Safety agendas, the origins of public and governmental concern with Anti-Social Behaviour in the UK the development of a 'due process' criminal justice system and its effect on Antisocial Behaviour legislation and the emerging 'Community Safety' agenda. (Click for full course details)

July 3rd – Manchester Town Hall (run by Manchester Anti-Social Behaviour Action Team ASBAT)
July 6th NUT Headquarters: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1H 9BD
November 26th – Manchester Town Hall (run by Manchester Anti-Social Behaviour Action Team ASBAT)

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Unit 2 Supervising Anti-Social Behaviour cases

This unit is designed to enable managers to effectively supervise anti-social behaviour case workers how to conduct an anti-social behaviour investigation developing and supervising anti-social behaviour caseworkers and effectively appraising antisocial behaviour casework staff and objective setting. (Click for full course details)

July 3rd – Manchester Town Hall (run by Manchester Anti-Social Behaviour Action Team ASBAT)
July 6th NUT Headquarters: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1H 9BD
November 26th – Manchester Town Hall (run by Manchester Anti-Social Behaviour Action Team ASBAT)

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Unit 3 Anti-Social Behaviour informal and legislative 'Tools & Powers' for managers

Enabling managers to understand and encourage their staff to use the full range of Antisocial Behaviour informal and legislative tools and powers Knowing which anti-social behaviour management tools & powers are becoming or have been made redundant, knowing the main informal and legislative antisocial behaviour tools & powers, understanding the changes to Housing Legislation - the new mandatory powers for possession, understanding the impact of the Protection of Freedom Bill for covert surveillance and an awareness of proposals to address mass disorder & rioting. (Click for full course details)

July 10th – Manchester Town Hall (run by Manchester Anti-Social Behaviour Action Team ASBAT)
July 13th NUT Headquarters: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1H 9BD
November 27th – Manchester Town Hall (run by Manchester Anti-Social Behaviour Action Team ASBAT)

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Unit 4 Developing Local Strategies and Promoting Confidence

Giving Anti-social behaviour casework team managers the Ability to develop a local strategies and to promote community confidence in the Criminal Justice system as it applies to Anti-Social Behaviour, knowing the impact of the government's 'Localism Agenda' on Community Safety Partnerships. Be aware of government thinking behind the 'Big Society' as it applies to anti-social behaviour; Understanding measures to improve the local accountability of Community Safety Partnerships including the introduction of Police & Crime Commissioners; Understanding what is possible in relation to publishing antisocial behaviour success cases and the ability to develop strategies for improving confidence in students ability to deal with anti-social behaviour. (Click for full course details)

July 10th – Manchester Town Hall (run by Manchester Anti-Social Behaviour Action Team ASBAT)
July 13th NUT Headquarters: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1H 9BD
November 27th – Manchester Town Hall (run by Manchester Anti-Social Behaviour Action Team ASBAT)

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BTEC Level 2 Harm and Risk Assessment (for ASBB practitioners)

Delivered by Paul Cullen, former Home Office ASB advisor and one of the primary developers of the Harm & Risk Assessment principles. Delegates will be taught to understand how to apply a 'harm based approach' in respect of tackling Anti-Social Behavioural (ASB) issues and protecting vulnerable individuals Covering: Risk assessment tools and the reason for their development to deal with Anti-Social Behaviour & the use of risk assessment tools when dealing with Anti-Social Behaviour
- The Fiona Pilkington case
- Lessons learnt from across the UK
- Risk Assessment Matrixes
- What works, what doesn't and top tips from expert practitioners
- Understand what Community Safety Partnerships locally need to do to adopt a harm based ASB approach
- Practical exercises. The day will contain supervised exercises to identify and calculate risk for given scenarios
. (Click for full course details)


Assistance with Austerity Measures?

All training will take place at the NUT Headquarters Hamilton House Mabledon Place, WC1 which has been specially selected for its easy access from Kings Cross, St Pancras and Euston stations.
Community Safety Professionals also provides 'in house' training at significant discounts (prices vary depending on numbers and location).

For further information or to register: reply to this email (courses@communitysafetyprofessionals.com) or ring Community Safety Professionals on 020 8123 1840.

 
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We provide the following training.

Crime Reduction basics (delivered in house on request.)

BTEC Level 1 Anti-Social Awareness for Housing Officers

BTEC Level 2 Introduction to case work for tackling Anti-Social Behaviour and Neighbour Disputes

Harm Risk & Mental Health

Introduction to Alcohol Awareness

Anti-Social Behaviour for Nigh-time Economy Workers

Supervision for licenced Premises ‘Designated Premises Supervisors’

Strategy writing and Strategic Assessments for Lead Partnership Officers

Ending Gang and Youth Violence; Peer Review Preparation