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Gang Training UK

Up to 25 people in a session

Participants are required to have their cameras on for an interactive experience.

Maximum of two people per screen

Sessions are recorded for quality assurance purposes. They are only viewed by SCTS staff and deleted within 14 days.

Gang Culture UK & Knife Crime Awareness – Standard (Zoom)

£270.00 2 hours


Gang Training (UK)

This Gang Culture and Knife Crime Awareness program aims to assist participants to understand how gang culture in the UK has developed and how a young person’s sense of self-identity can be related to gang culture.

We will discuss why children and young people may join a gang or even start up their own, as they look for friends who will protect them. The course explores how gangs are presented as easy access to money, friendship and a glamorous lifestyle. We then examine the reality of how gang culture impacts the individual and wider society.

Learning Objectives:

  1. To understand how gangs and county lines are interlinked
  2. To know what 'County Lines' are and how violence is applied
  3. To understand the link between knife crime and county lines
  4. To understand vulnerabilities and indicators
  5. To know the context of criminal exploitation
  6. To know the barriers to engagement of young people
  7. To look at how vulnerable individuals are groomed, coerced, and forced into assisting them
  8. To be aware of what is our legal responsibility and how do we respond?

Is this course for me?

Gangs & Knife Crime training is a course for foster carers, adopters and Supervising Social Workers. In addition, this course is for Residential Child Care Workers (RCCW) and residential team managers from mainstream, short-breaks and outreach services.

Also relevant for youth workers, education professionals and those in the community voluntary sectors.

Format: This is a live training session through the platform "Zoom". It includes taught sections, small group work, work in pairs, and whole group discussions.


Hand-outs & Certificates: Downloadable course notes and certificates of attendance are provided.

You may be interested in our related course in Child Criminal Exploitation / County Lines

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Advanced Training

This option is aimed at an audience with prior knowledge of the subject and isn’t suitable for.  Those that are new to the subject would be better with our standard course.

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Need more time?

We recognise that sometimes groups need more time for discussions and group work. This can mean that a two-hour session is just not long enough to explore the curriculum and engage in question and answer sessions. So we are you offering the opportunity to extend the session by an hour to allow your trainees the chance to explore the curriculum fully!


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Zoom Training

These sessions can be accessed from a phone or laptop.

They are nothing like e-learning! The training is live and interactive. Participants can ask and answer questions just as they would in face-to-face training.