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Hate Crime

Course Overview

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On average this
course contributes
1-2 hours
towards your CPD

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

Course Details

Lesson Plan

Areas covered include:

  • Welcome and Learning Objectives
  • Introduction
  • The Five Categories of Hate Crime and Incidents
  • Reporting Hate Crimes and Incidents
  • Hate Crimes and Incidents and the Law
  • Support Services and Summary

Target Audience

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.


With approximately 50 interactive screens, it is estimated that this module will take approximately 1 2 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout.


On completion of this course you will be able to print a Virtual College certificate.

CPD Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

What our customers have said

This was a very interesting training - I felt that the case studies made the topic much more real and personal
15/03/2016 NR
Easy to understand.
29/10/2015 GM
Easy to access and simple to use
28/10/2015 DI
All the information was clear and easy to understand
08/09/2015 YA
Although upsetting, I thought the real life examples were good as this emphasized the message being given
LA 12/08/2015
It provided the full picture of the problem of hate crime and raised my awareness in that regards
AS 09/11/2014
I really enjoyed the modules and they have increased my knowledge of hate crime
NT 30/05/2014
It had Good and clear graphics, useful summary at bottom of the page. Good flow of information
DH 20/02/2014
It was easy to read, well presented and generally enjoyable to complete. I really liked being able to get a print of the presentation as I worked through it
NH 04/02/2014
I found it a lot easier to understand and follow due to the pictures and the way that the course content is set out. It makes on-line training a bit more interesting when it is not simply reams of words that have to be memorised. The practice questions too
JC 14/01/2014
I liked that each section was clearly broken down. I liked that I had enough time to read everything as there was no time limit, and I liked that I was able to print a few important pages that I can keep for future reference
JC 27/12/2013
The system was very clear and easy to use. The case histories described the abuse that victims experience. The modules describing the laws that apply are very useful in my work
GB 06/12/2013
I like that you can take your time and read through all information provided
JT 31/10/2013
Very easy to navigate and it was interactive which helps keep attention
AD 06/08/2013
It was very informative and very easy to use
SO 02/08/2013

Cost and Discounts

£30 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact, or telephone UKVC Sales on 01943 885089.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

Alternatively; if you have a specific question or concern why not contact us directly ?


This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.


The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course


This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 1-2 hours.

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