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A hate crime is any criminal offence or incident which is perceived by the victim, or any other person as being motivated by prejudice or hate, based on a person’s real or perceived race, religious
belief, sexual orientation, disability or transgender identity.
Hate crimes statistics across the UK are shocking, with a total of 52,028 crimes recorded in 2009 in which the offence was motivated by prejudice. These crimes can have a far more serious
psychological effect on the victims and the communities they represent than many other crimes.
As a result, this module aims to raise awareness of hate crime and hate incidents and their true extent in our communities.
Having completed this e-learning course, learners will have an increased understanding of hate crime and the impact these types of crime have on victims. Learners will also be provided with advice
and guidance on how to recognise hate crime as well the appropriate actions to take when reporting hate crime.
On completion of this course learners will:
Identify hate crimes and hate incidents and the different categories currently recognised by the law
Identify the impact on the individual
Understand the link between hate crime, hate incidents and safeguarding adults
Understand your role and responsibility to safeguarding individuals and to report hate crime and hate incidents
Areas covered include:
Welcome and Learning Objectives
The Five Categories of Hate Crime and Incidents
Reporting Hate Crimes and Incidents
Hate Crimes and Incidents and the Law
Support Services and Summary
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On completion of this course you will be able to download a College certificate.
Approximately 1 - 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.
This module is aimed primarily at those working with vulnerable people in our communities however, the module is appropriate for anyone who wishes to increase their awareness of hate crime, and
understand how to recognise and report hate crimes.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.