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Whether you’re protecting products or personnel, a solid understanding of situational crime prevention will ensure you avoid unnecessary risks.
This online unit, from Open Universities Australia and Griffith University, explains the theories behind the choices criminals make in particular situations, so that you can stay one a step ahead. The focus is on designing environments that account for these scenarios, and to undertake thorough risk assessments in the field.
You will gain case-related insights and be shown through practical procedures including conducting security surveys and dealing with environmental design. The case studies included here cover violent crime and disorder and property crime and fraud, offering you plenty of practical examples to apply to your own fieldwork.
The unit also provides an introduction to the security industry and the regulations associated with it, so that you understand the parameters you will be working within and the accountability you will face as part of your work.
This is a second year unit for criminology students and so you must have a basic understanding of first year criminology units to enrol.
In this crime prevention and security unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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At the completion of this unit you will have developed a thorough understanding of how environmental factors impact crime prevention, and be able to carry out a number of procedures and solutions to minimise risk as a security professional.
Once you have finished this unit you will:
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If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.