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Hate crime awareness training

This free three and a half hour course will provide you with an introduction to some of the critical issues involved in supporting people affected by hate crime.

Classroom courses are currently on hold.  An eLearning version of this course is available within Derbyshire Learning Online. Search for Hate Crime: An Introduction.

We are also running Hate Crime Awareness Webinars during this time. Please visit Derbyshire Learning Online for more information and availability.

Intended audience

All community safety partners and professionals who would like to know more about hate crime and how to increase reporting, elected members and Derbyshire County Council staff (front line staff and line management from any department).

What is covered

By the end of the course, you will:

  • gain an increased understanding of hate crime and its effects
  • look at hate crime nationally and what this means for Derbyshire
  • further develop skills to help you support people facing different forms of hate crime
  • have an opportunity to strengthen individual, team and organisational practices when responding to hate crime

Course dates

  • No dates currently available

Courses are usually held at County Hall, Matlock, Derbyshire.

To attend any of these events you'll need to book your place via Derbyshire Learning Online.

How to book

Our booking procedures have changed. You now require a Derbyshire Learning Online user account to be able to book onto this course.

If you already have an account:

  • login to Derbyshire Learning Online
  • using the course search function search for 'hate crime awareness'
  • enrol onto to the course
  • you will then see a list of available events
  • select your chosen event and ‘sign-up’ to book your place
  • please ensure you fill in all mandatory fields
  • submit your booking
  • you'll receive an email confirmation of your booking
  • if you need to cancel or amend your booking you'll need to do this via Derbyshire Learning Online
  • if we need to cancel or amend your booking, we'll let you know - for example, an administrator may ask you to change sessions if we have more than our set quota of delegates from your organisation

Request an account for Derbyshire Learning Online

If you've completed community safety eLearning modules or classroom training in the past, you should already have an account set up. You can login using the username and password you used previously.

If you've forgotten your password, click on ‘Lost Password?’ on the Derbyshire Learning Online login page and follow the instructions.

If you do not have an account, follow the instructions for your organisation.

Derbyshire partner agencies, academy schools and school governors

Derbyshire partner agency staff, academy schools, volunteers and school governors wishing to book onto community safety courses will need to create an account to access Derbyshire Learning Online. You'll only need to do this once.

  • to request a registration key please email:
  • tell us which course you are interested in and which organisation you are from
  • you'll receive an email detailing how to create an account, including a registration key
  • once your account has been approved, you'll be able to access both community safety classroom-based courses and eLearning modules - it may take a few days for your account to be approved

If you've requested a registration key from another training team, please create your account using that and wait for your account approval. You can then access our courses via that account.

If you've forgotten your password, click on ‘Lost Password?’ on the Derbyshire Learning Online login page and follow the instructions.

Derbyshire County Council employees

Derbyshire County Council employees, elected members and Derbyshire school employees with SAP payroll numbers should already have accounts set up within Derbyshire Learning Online. You can log in with your SAP payroll number or email address and your saved password.

Derbyshire County Council and Derbyshire SAP school employees without SAP payroll numbers should email: to request access.

If you've forgotten your password, click on ‘Lost Password?’ on the Derbyshire Learning Online login page and follow the instructions.

More information

If you would like more information about the course content and suitability please email:

For advice on Derbyshire Learning Online account creation and access to this course please contact