Prevent training

There are a range of training sessions available. 

Workshop to Raise Awareness of Prevent (WRAP)

Session: This session looks at the way Salford City Council works to stop people being radicalised.

To raise awareness of PREVENT and CHANNEL as a strategy to reduce the number of people becoming or supporting violent extremism through recognising, supporting, and protecting people who might be susceptible to radicalisation through multi-agency support. This online session is for practitioners who have contact with vulnerable people (of all ages, younger and older) to safeguard them from violent extremism. 

The training includes:

  • How young people and adults are radicalised
  • The signs of radicalisation
  • Local and national tensions including the Far Right and Islamist extremism
  • How Prevent supports safeguarding vulnerable individuals against radicalisation and terrorism
  • What to do if you think a person is being radicalised

Dates and times:

  • Tuesday 11 October 2022, 1pm to 3pm
  • Tuesday 13 December 2022, 1pm to 3pm
  • Tuesday 14 February 2023, 1pm to 3pm


Small Steps, Right Wing Extremism

Session: Small Steps Training is for any professional who works with adults and young people and wants to learn about the Far-Right influences in Salford. The training offers practical advice and guidance as well as in depth training to spot the signs of radicalisation and raise awareness of the far rights recruitment strategies and online influences.

This will include:

  • Understanding far right language and symbols
  • Understanding the methods the far right used to recruit
  • Understanding the far rights influence in Salford and across the UK
  • Signs someone is being radicalised by the far right

Dates and times:

  • Thursday 8 September 2022, 1pm to 3pm
  • Thursday 13 October 2022, 1pm to 3pm
  • Thursday 10 November 2022, 1pm to 3pm
  • Thursday 8 December 2022, 1pm to 3pm
  • Thursday 12 January 2023, 1pm to 3pm
  • Thursday 9 February 2023, 1pm to 3pm
  • Thursday 9 Mach 2023, 1pm to 3pm


Understanding the threat of Incel Violence

Session: Do you know what an Incel is? Do you know if you would be classed as a Chad or Stacy, a Tyrone or a Foid? For some, this might be the first time hearing these terms but in the Incel world this is normal everyday language. An Incel or Involuntary Celibates are a subculture of men who believe women are blame for their lack of intimate sexual intimacy. So why do vulnerable young men access these sites in the first place? Why do they feel comfortable there? How are vulnerable men radicalised to commit such acts of violence?

This online training will be approximately two hours in length and will include:

  • What is an Incel?
  • Why do vulnerable young men access these sites in the first place?
  • Why do they feel comfortable there? How are vulnerable men radicalised to commit such acts of violence?
  • The sexual abuse of women and children within the Incel community.
  • The connection of the Incel community and the far right.
  • The history, rhetoric and vocabulary of the Incel community.
  • How to recognise and respond to young men expressing these views.

Dates and times:

  • Wednesday 21 September 2022, 10am to 12pm
  • Thursday 13 October 2022, 10am to 12pm
  • Thursday 10 November 2022, 10am to 12pm
  • Tuesday 10 January 2023, 10am to 12pm
  • Thursday 9 February 2023, 10am to 12pm
  • Thursday 9 March 2023, 10am to 12pm


Hate Crime Training

The term 'hate crime' can be used to describe a range of criminal behaviour where the perpetrator is motivated by hostility or demonstrates hostility towards the victim's disability, race, religion, sexual orientation, alternative subculture or transgender identity. These occurrences often have a very damaging effect on a persons wellbeing and community cohesion.

Hate crime briefing

Session: A one-hour overview session that includes:

  • What are hate crime/incidents?
  • Current picture in Salford and Greater Manchester
  • How we raise awareness and support victims

Dates and times:

  • Tuesday 11 October 2022, 10am to 11am, online
  • Wednesday 8 February 2023, 1pm to 2pm (for Greater Manchester hate crime awareness week)


Training for hate crime reporting centres

Session: a two and a half hour training session for those who are or wish to become a reporting centre (or support reporting centres):

  • A current picture of hate crime in Salford and Greater Manchester
  • The role of the reporting centre
  • Partnership role in hate crime
  • Supporting victims of hate crime and reporting staff
  • Opportunities to discuss your role and future plans

Dates and times:

  • Wednesday 16 November 2022, 10am to 12.30pm, Pendleton Gateway
  • Tuesday 21 March 2023, 10am to 12.30pm, venue to be confirmed.


LGBT hate crime – understanding terminology, history, and the impact of hate crime

Delivered by the LGBT Foundation

Session description

  • Navigate language and definitions relating to LGBT identities, for example trans and non-binary
  • Understand the historical and national legislation that has, and continues to, influence LGBT people’s lives
  • Exploring inequalities
  • Understanding Discrimination, Hate Crime and Minority Stress

Dates and times:

  • Thursday 13 October 2022, 10am to 12pm, online via Microsoft Teams.


Hate crime bystander training

Delivered by Stand by Me UK, a project that empowers people to assist victims of bullying, harassment or hate through safe bystander interventions.

Do you want to challenge discrimination?

Attend our Bystander Intervention Training and learn how you can tackle hate!

Learn how to safely intervene when others need help.

Session includes details of:

  • About communities, including bystander intervention work
  • Hate, hostility and hate crime
  • The bystander effect, empathy and interventions
  • Becoming an ally

Ambassador’s feedback: “The training was excellent, well put together and presented. Very empowering.”

Light lunch and refreshments provided, please advise of any dietary requirements.

Dates and times:

  • Tuesday 15 November 2022, 10am to 4pm, Broughton Hub, 50 Rigby Street, Lower Broughton, Manchester, Salford M7 4BQ


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