Rehabilitation of Offenders Short Course

Overview

If you want to become a probation officer - and you have at least a Level 5 Higher Education award but haven't covered the four knowledge entry requirements from the Professional Qualification in Probation (PQiP) - then this is the course for you.

On this Rehabilitation of Offenders Knowledge Entry Module, you'll explore the many definitions and approaches to understand the rehabilitation of offenders. You'll evaluate approaches for rehabilitation, highlighting both the 'What Works' policy, and the significance of research and policy formation.

You'll learn in your own time, at your own pace, and after successful completion of the four Knowledge Modules, you'll be entered into the University of Portsmouth Community Justice Learning Gateway Assessment Service (GAS) for verification of your achievements to the National Offender Management Service.

Course details

On this short course, you'll:

  • experience learning in a cohort of students
  • use written learning materials
  • receive online peer and tutor support
  • access e-books and journals

How you're assessed

You'll be assessed through assignments that you submit online including two artefacts per module.

What's included

You will have access to:

  • A unit coordinator to access support and guidance when you need it
  • An interactive reading list, ensuring speedy delivery of reading material
  • A growing library of relevant e-books and e-journals in criminology and community justice
  • Free dispatch of books and offprints of journal articles when they're are not available online
  • A students' card for the duration of the course
  • A transcript of studies and a University Certificate

Teaching

You'll learn through our Virtual Learning environment, where you'll have access to all the materials you need and direct contact with tutors.

Registration is available at any point in the calendar year, to one or more modules, and you'll study to fit your own pace, and assignments submitted online when you want.

Entry requirements

These course modules are provided for those who have a Level 5 or above Higher Education award, but haven't covered all four of the knowledge entry requirements demanded by the 15 month fast-track Professional Qualification in Probation (PQiP) programme.

How to book

Book onto this short course via the Online store below.
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