Course Title: Formulate and Apply Crime Prevention Strategies

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6077

Course Title: Formulate and Apply Crime Prevention Strategies

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 54.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2010,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013

Course Contact: Georgy Dumas

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254203

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for job roles that involve planning and developing approaches to identifying and developing strategies to prevent crime.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

VBQU367 Work in a Legal Environment
VBQU368 Apply Investigative Processes in a Justice Environment
VBQU391 Criminology

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBQU382 Formulate and Apply Crime Prevention Strategies


01. Investigate crime prevention practices within a State and Commonwealth context

02. Analyse the key developmental and early intervention approaches to crime in Australia

03. Examine State, local and Commonwealth agencies involvement in crime prevention

04. Analyse the trends, patterns and incidence of crime in Victoria and Australia

05. Formulate opportunity reduction strategies and technology for crime prevention and control

Learning Outcomes

See Elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment methods include: research assignments, field trips, class presentations, project work.