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Knife Crime Awareness


This CPD-certified, level-2 e-learning course is suitable for anyone working with children and young people. The course includes optional voiceover recorded by a professional actor and culminates with an assessment.

It is specifically designed to give learners a good understanding of knife crime, why there has been an increase in recent years, who can be affected and how, and what action you can take.

Law & Legislation

This course covers key points from:

  • Working together to safeguard children (2018)
  • Keeping Safe in Education (2021)

Course Content

  • What is Knife Crime - Understanding how and why knife crime has become more prevalent in recent years, what knife crime covers, and why young people carry knives.
  • The Consequences and Taking Action - Looking at who can be affected by knife crime, including those who are at higest risk, the physical, legal and long-term consequences of involvement in knife crime, and what you can do to help the siutation.