The BTEC Level Two Award in Community Safety Casework is a two-day classroom-based course.
This course enables you to learn more about the specialist skills and knowledge required to effectively investigate and respond appropriately to ASB / community safety issues. It is perfect for those starting the journey towards specialism or simply wishing to consolidate and validate their knowledge
Who should attend?
This course is suited to officers who investigate reports of antisocial behaviour or address community safety issues within their day to day role. Whether generic, or specialist, including housing officers, police officers, ASB/ community safety officers.
It will also appeal to those that have completed level 1 and wish to enquire wider knowledge and understanding of the ASB /community safety role, or who wish to progress their career in this sector.
The ability to successfully deal with community safety & ASB issues requires competence in undertaking casework effectively. This involves investigating cases of antisocial behaviour, the implementation of strategies or interventions to resolve the issues and the provision of appropriate advice to victims. This course will provide learners with knowledge of how to investigate antisocial behaviour & community safety issues, how to record the progress of an investigation whilst implementing an escalating series of appropriate responses until the situation is resolved and what community safety related advice to give. The course will additionally provide community safety advice on preventative and protection strategies.
Course total learning hours
20 hours delivered over 2 days as follows:
- 6 hours of self-study (pre-read)
- 14 hours of tuition (over 2 days)
1 - Procedures
- The steps to take when dealing with antisocial behaviour cases
- Collecting evidence
- Using evidence
- Community impact
- Appropriate antisocial behaviour intervention strategies
2 - Actions
- Informal antisocial behaviour resolutions
- Tenancy agreements
- Formal antisocial behaviour interventions
- Dealing with breaches of injunctions and orders
- Know what community safety advice to give to victims and witnesses
3 - Advice
- Crime prevention
- Target hardening
- Community Confidence