The BTEC Level Five Award in Community Safety Management for Managers is a 2-day classroom based course.
This course covers a wide range of topics with a focus on national strategic development, the wider community safety agenda and supervising casework. This course allows delegates to explore the history of Community Safety strategy and the concept of Antisocial Behaviour with a focus on how partnerships operate and how historical cases have shaped current practice and strategy.
Who should attend?
This course is for managers or aspiring managers working in the ASB and community safety sector. It will appeal to those wishing to advance their career in management or managers who want to develop their strategic approach as well as supervisory skills.
The aim of the qualification is to teach Managers or the learner who aspires to manage community safety or antisocial behaviour management teams; its aim is to: equip them with or develop their skills to manage such teams effectively. It gives learners the opportunity to:
- Learn about the origins of concern in community safety and understand the political drivers in order to create a more effective response.
- Learn how to supervise crime and disorder or antisocial behaviour caseworkers particularly under-performing staff or those who need development
- Understand the range of resolutions available when dealing with crime and disorder issues so that they can evaluate preferred options and advise staff accordingly
- Learn how to effectively engage with communities suffering from crime, disorder or antisocial behaviour issues to promote public confidence
It consists of the following modules each of which can be considered as a separate course:
- The Community Safety Background
- Supervising Crime and Disorder Cases
- Tools and Powers to Resolve Antisocial Behaviour
- Community Confidence and Antisocial Behaviour
Course Learning hours
This qualification takes 80 hours to complete, it is divided into 4 modules which are delivered over 2 days.
The rest of the time is spent in distance learning (reading course materials) and completing a post-course assignment (dissertation).
- 1 hour of self-study (pre-read) per course
- 6 hours of tuition (over 1 day) per course
- Post-course assignment.
The qualification programme is comprised of the following 4 modules.
- Module 1: The Community Safety Background
- Module 2: Supervising Antisocial Behaviour Cases
- Module 3: Tools and Powers
- Module 4: Promoting Confidence / Community Engagement