Tackling and Preventing Domestic Abuse: Certificate
National Recognised Qualification: 24 Credits
Duration: 10 days training
The Certificate in Tackling and Preventing Domestic Abuse is a national recognised qualification and has been endorsed by the Home Office as suitable for the Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA) role.
Course dates and booking:
See our list below for upcoming events and click on the course to book your space.
May 2021Tackling and Preventing Domestic Abuse: Certificate – 18/05/2021 - 15/09/2021 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sep 2021Tackling and Preventing Domestic Abuse: Certificate – 21/09/2021 - 15/12/2021 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dec 2021Tackling and Preventing Domestic Abuse: Certificate – 07/12/2021 - 09/03/2022 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Who is this training suitable for?
To undertake the Certificate, you are required to be in a paid role with at least 6 months of experience working with survivors in the domestic and sexual abuse/violence sector.
Units 1 and 2 also require a workplace observation to be carried out. We are happy to discuss this prior to your booking should you require.
It is suitable for:
• Refuge workers (including managers)
• Independent Domestic Violence Advocates (IDVAs)
• Family workers
• Children workers
• Outreach workers.
The course is particularly suitable if you have worked in the sector for some years and now wish to have your knowledge and expertise recognised by a formal qualification.
It is also appropriate for those who have completed the Award in Tackling and Preventing Domestic Violence/Abuse and wish to progress further.
Women’s Aid members: £1,800
Non- members: £2,100
This includes free DAPA registration for 1 year, which is usually £65 per year.
Registering your qualification
Once you have achieved the Certificate, you will have the choice of joining our Register of Practitioners as a Registered Domestic Abuse Prevention Advocate (R- DAPA) .
Alternatively you can register using your current professional title e.g Registered Domestic Abuse Children’s Advocate (R-DACA) or Registered Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (R-IDVA).
The Certificate also qualifies you to enrol for the Diploma in Tackling Domestic Abuse – the highest level of qualification delivered in the sector.
Information for employers
Did you know that we can come to you? If you have a minimum of six members of staff that can attend the 10 required training days for the Certificate, please contact the National Training Centre on 0117 9447190 or [email protected] to find out more.