Tackling Hate Crime Certification
Hate crimes and hate incidents are on the rise across the globe. The UK alone has seen almost a 30% increase in the number of hate crimes in one 12 month period. This leaves many people across society wondering what can be done to tackle these types of crimes. There is also some confusion about what a hate crime is and which affected communities are covered under existing legislation. Without accurate information, it can be hard to fight this type of attitude in society.
This course provides you with comprehensive information about hate crimes, including their prevalence in today’s society. It begins by introducing you to the topic of hate crimes in a general overview, identifying relevant legislation and statistics. It then moves on to cover hate crimes and hate incidents in more detail, as well as letting you know which affected communities are covered by legislation. The role of the bystander as well as the importance of victim support are also discussed. Finally, it gives you a few tips on how to prevent hate crime in your neighbourhood.
You Will Learn:-
- A brief overview of hate crimes, including the relevant legislation
- The difference between a hate incident and a hate crime
- Information about the affected communities covered by existing legislation
- The role of the bystander when witnessing hate crimes
- How to best support victims of these types of offences
- Tips on how to prevent hate crimes from happening in your community
Benefits of Taking This Course
- Understanding what hate crimes are and how often they occur
- Learning about the forms of hate incidents as well as the groups affected by these types of crimes
- Gaining insight into the value of the witness in these interactions
- Learning how to help victims and when to get the authorities involved
- Knowing how to prevent hate crime in your neighbourhood
Who can take the Tackling Hate Crime Certification course?There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 5 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although students are free to spend as much or as little time as they feel necessary on each module.
Where / when can the course be studied?The course can be studied study at any time and from any internet connected device
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 5 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 5 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if a user fails the test?If the user doesn’t pass the test first time they will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times a test can be taken.
How long does it take to complete the Tackling Hate Crime Certification course?We estimate that the course will take about 3 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.