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SAFE 200 Course Information

The Accredited SAFE Design Professional™ Education Program (SAFE 200) consists of a twenty-two hour, face-to-face course delivered by leading environmental crime reduction specialists. This course provides participants a comprehensive understanding of the SAFE Design Standard® methodology, and teaches how to apply the SAFE Design Standard® to a project. Upon successful completion, participants will be eligible to become Accredited SAFE Design Professionals™ (ASDPs) and authorized to apply the SAFE Design Standard® in the development or redevelopment of built environments – including having a property or site certified as meeting the rigorous SAFE Design Standard®.

SAFE 100 is a prerequisite for this course.

Upon completion of the Accredited SAFE Design Professional™ Education Program (SAFE 200), participants will be able to:

1.  Understand and describe how criminological and design scholarship, when applied to a built environment using the SAFE Design Standard® methodology, can assist in reducing the risk and fear of crime;

2. Review and assess built environments using the SAFE Design Standard® methodology, and identify where design interventions, security technologies, usage policies, and programs are required to assist in reducing the likelihood of crime – while at the same time promoting a positive environment where legitimate users feel safer and more comfortable living, learning, working, and playing;

3. Prepare and submit reports that clearly articulate how built environments were reviewed, assessed and analyzed using the SAFE Design Standard® methodology; and,

4. Respond to critical feedback relating to possible deficiencies in how the SAFE Design Standard® methodology was applied, and identify where additional design interventions, security technologies, usage policies and programs could be applied to assist in reducing the likelihood users of a building or site will be the victims of crime.


In-Firm Education

The SAFE Design Council provides discounted pricing to firms wishing to have its courses delivered ‘in-firm’ – for more information, please contact education@safedesigncouncil.org