Introduction to MAPPA (multi-agency public protection arrangements)

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In our introduction to MAPPA course, you will gain a detailed insight into Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements. You will learn about MAPPA, its purpose and how it is managed and explore the process through which various agencies work together to protect the public by managing the risks posed by violent and sexual offenders living in the community.

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Introduction to MAPPA (multi-agency public protection arrangements)

On completion of the course, students will gain an understanding of MAPPA and its purpose. You will learn about the benefits and purpose of MAPPA and the categories that are managed. We will cover the three levels of MAPPA and learn about who are MAPPA eligible offenders including the process of assessing risk.

We will cover what a risk management plan is and how being under MAPPA affects the offender as well as how long an individual remains under MAPPA. You will also learn about disclosure to the public, custody, recall and the transfer of MAPPA cases.

You will learn about the different agencies involved in MAPPA and how it is managed. We will cover VISOR in MAPPA and who is protected by MAPPA and from what. You will also learn about the sharing of information and the statistics of MAPPA eligible offenders.

We will explore the latest MAPPA guidelines as well as learning when and how to make a referral. You will learn about legislation for MAPPA and how MAPPA affects reoffending.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to MAPPA – Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements – In the first unit we will cover MAPPA and its purpose and explore the benefits and impact of MAPPA as well as the categories managed. You will also learn the three levels of MAPPA, risk assessment and who is eligible.
  • Unit 2 – Understanding MAPPA – In this unit we will learn about risk management plans and how being under MAPPA affects the offender and how long an individual remains under MAAPA. You will learn about disclosure to the public, custody, recall and the transfer of MAPPA cases.
  • Unit 3 – Agencies involved in MAPPA – In the third unit we will explore how MAPPA is managed and who is involved. You will learn about the different agencies involved, the sharing of information and who is being protected by MAPPA and from what.
  • Unit 4 – MAPPA Guidelines – In the final unit we will examine the latest MAPPA guidelines and legislation. We will then cover when and how to make a referral.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email hello@cpdonline.co.uk.

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Introduction to MAPPA (multi-agency public protection arrangements) course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Introduction to MAPPA (multi-agency public protection arrangements) course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Introduction to MAPPA (multi-agency public protection arrangements) course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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