Handle a crime situation (Free Preview)

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US No. 117833
NQF Level 03
Credits  6

A Person credited with this unit standard will be able to identify the measures necessary to prevent and manage a crime related incident, and to address personal safety issues and asset security, in order to make any environment more secure for the person and for assets.

Unit standard range:
The applied competence expressed in this standard covers the knowledge and understanding of preventing and managing a crime situation, which is necessary for learners who work in the broader South African economy.
The range includes innovative responses to unfamiliar and unpredictable problems, using basic analytical interpretation of information. The level assigned to this Unit Standard is appropriate because a fairly narrow range of knowledge and cognitive skills is applied.


  1. Identify and manage potential exposures to the risk of a crime.
  2. Identify underpinning reasons for crime occurring.
  3. Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication after a crime situation.
  4. Demonstrate an awareness of the consequences of a crime incident on those persons directly involved in the crime.

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