Restorative Practice (7441)

Last Updated: 23 Sep 2016
If you work in a community setting, or in the justice sector, you are likely to use restorative processes and approaches as a means of resolving conflict and repairing harm.

The Diploma in Restorative Practice is designed to help you develop the skills around restorative process, including assessing circumstances and evaluating outcomes. Restorative practice is used not only in the criminal justice system but also in health services, communities, the workplace, schools and care homes.

The Diploma is for people who use restorative processes in a wide range of settings in the community as well as in criminal justice settings and custodial environments.

The Diploma has been developed in conjunction with the Restorative Justice Council (RJC) to promote best practice in the use of restorative justice processes. The City & Guilds Diploma will be the first award giving you full accredited membership of the RJC register.

Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

You'll cover things like:

  • Assess the circumstances of an incident towards identifying a restorative response
  • Prepare participants and agree a restorative process
  • Facilitate participants' interaction within a restorative process
  • Evaluate the outcomes from a restorative process.
  • Delivery is flexible but you must have access to a workplace for assessment.

The Diploma is assessed through a portfolio of evidence and observation by qualified assessors and expert witnesses.

Is this level right for me?

Level 4

You are working in the community and justice sector. You want to develop your skills further and show competence in restorative practice. You may also be looking to develop your career in to a management role.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Completing the Diploma in Restorative Practice could lead you to a wide range of roles, for example:

  • Police Community Support Officer (PCSO)
  • Police Family Liaison Officer
  • Police Officer
  • Prison Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • School Teacher
  • Youth and Community Worker.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

Delivery is flexible but the learner must have access to a workplace for assessment.

To deliver these qualifications you will need qualified assessors - you can train internal members of staff or recruit specially.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

You can get fast-track approval for this qualification if you offer:

  • NVQs in Community Justice (7432)
  • NVQs in Youth Justice (7498)
  • Diplomas in Probation Practice (8436).

Download the form for fast-track approval from the centre documents section.

Anyone can take this qualification, but the learner must have access to a workplace for assessment. To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Level 4

This level is ideal for learners who use restorative processes in a wide range of settings - from the criminal justice system to community settings like schools and care homes.  Learners undertaking this qualification will develop their skills and knowledge in identifying, preparing for, facilitating and evaluating the restorative process.

To earn this qualification, you must complete a range of mandatory and optional units, including:
  • Assess the Circumstances of an Incident Towards Identifying a Restorative Response
  • Prepare Participants and Agree an Appropriate Restorative Process
  • Provide Expert Advice on Restorative Practice.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Completing the Diploma in Restorative Practice could lead you to a wide range of roles, for example:

  • Police Community Support Officer (PCSO)
  • Police Family Liaison Officer
  • Police Officer
  • Prison Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • School Teacher
  • Youth and Community Worker.

Level 4 Diploma in Restorative Practice (7441-04)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2016 Supportive services: Learning Assistant

Level 4 Diploma in Restorative Practice

  • Accreditation No: 501/0762/8 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 37 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 175 - 200 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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