Tackling and Preventing Domestic Abuse: Award

National recognised qualification: 12 Credits

Duration: 6 days training

The Award in Tackling and Preventing Domestic Abuse is a nationally recognised qualification and can be your first step on your career path in the domestic and sexual violence sector.

What does the course cover?

The qualification consists of three units:

• The nature and impact of domestic abuse
• The nature and impact of domestic abuse on children and young people
• Professional responses to domestic abuse

You will gain knowledge and understanding of domestic and sexual abuse which will enable you to provide a more effective and safe response within your work.

Course dates and booking:


Unit 1 – 19th, 20th March 2019

Unit 2 – 24th, 25th April 2019

Unit 3 – 21st, 22nd May 2019


Unit 1 – 2nd, 3rd October 2018

Unit 2 – 30th, 31st October 2018

Unit 3 – 27th, 28th November 2018

Who is this training suitable for?

The Award has been developed for those with little or no experience of working with survivors; volunteers; or those wanting to enter the sector.

The Award is also open to those who work with survivors but don’t work within the domestic and sexual violence sector, for example if you work within a Housing Department, Social Services or the Civil Service.


Women’s Aid members: £986
Non-members: £1286

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