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Knife Crime Awareness

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In our Knife crime awareness course, you will gain an understanding of knife crime and its impact on young people, families and communities. You will learn about the law relating to knife crime and the reasons knife crime has become more prevalent in recent years.

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All about this Knife Crime Awareness course

On completion of the course, students will gain a better understanding of knife crime, why knife crime has become more prevalent in recent years and who can be affected.

You will gain an understanding of the concern that knife crime is fast becoming an epidemic across the country, specifically impacting young people, families and communities.

You will explore the reasons why a person may carry a knife in different situations where they feel the need to protect themselves, commit a crime, cause fear or reinforce their status or reputation.

This knife crime awareness course is suitable for a wide range of participants, including young people, educators, community leaders, parents, and anyone with an interest in preventing and responding to knife crime.

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.

  • Fully CPD registered
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to knife crime – In the first unit of knife crime awareness we will define what is meant by the term knife crime. You will learn about the offences covered by knife crime and explore UK statistics on knife crime.
  • Unit 2 – Causes of knife crime – In this unit we will explore the causes of knife crime and the factors affecting knife crime. You will also learn about the signs and indicators of knife crime and explore the reasons people may carry a knife.
  • Unit 3 – The law on knife crime – In the third unit we will learn about UK law on knife crime and the guidelines and restrictions relating to knifes and knife crime. You will also explore the Offensive weapons act (OWA) 2019 and learn about the penalties for knife crime and sentencing.
  • Unit 4 – Preventing Knife crime – In the final unit we will explore the different way’s in which knife crime can be prevented. You will learn about interventions such as restorative justice, pulling levers and specialist services and support for knife crime. You will also learn about how to support an individual when knife crime takes place.

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Work through your course

Each course is broken down into manageable sections. Work through these at your own pace and learn about each of the topics in the course. We use images, written information, diagrams and other resources to help you get to grips with the content with no hassle.

Our courses are all designed to allow progress without any assistance but our support staff can be contacted if you do need us.

Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

Get your certificate

As soon as you finish the course, you can download your certificate. This will also be accessible in your account any time you log in. Your certificate includes the course you have studied, your name, the date of completion and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you passed your course.

A digitally printed and hard backed version of your certificate is sent out to you via first class post the day after you pass.

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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 Knife Crime Awareness 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 Knife Crime Awareness 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 Knife Crime Awareness 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.

Knife crime awareness CPD online course
Knife Crime Awareness
£20 + VAT