Online CPTED Training

Thank you for your interest in the NICP’s online CPTED training.  This is a new training avenue the NICP developed due to the demand for CPTED training in an online format.  We created an online educational platform to convert our hands-on in-person training into equally valuable online courses.  Both the Basic CPTED and Advanced CPTED courses are NOW AVAILABLE. We have also added a free Introduction to CPTED mini-course. We have included two additional CPTED Mini-Courses: 100+ CPTED Solutions and Conducting A CPTED Site Survey.  The Specialized Topics Course – Schools is NOW AVAILABLE and can be used for CPD renewal..

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Online Basic CPTED Training



CPTED Professional Designation
(CPD) Qualifying Course

  • Introduction to CPTED
  • CPTED Strategies and Concepts
  • Human Behavior and CPTED
  • Barriers – Real vs. Symbolic/Fencing, Landscaping, & Interior Walls
  • Lighting For Safety
  • Planning, Zoning, and CPTED
  • Writing a CPTED Ordinance/Overlay Districts
  • Neighborhood Review – Applying CPTED Strategies (practical exercise)
  • CPTED Report Writing
  • Understanding Site Plans
  • Group Site Plan Reviews (practical exercise)
  • Traffic Calming and CPTED
  • CPTED Around the Globe
  • CPTED Field Assessments (field exercise)
  • CPTED Field Assessment Group Presentations (practical exercise)
  • Graded Exam
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Online Advanced CPTED Training



CPTED Professional Designation
(CPD) Qualifying Course

  • The Effect of Color on Human Behavior
  • Schools & CPTED (practical exercise)
  • Security for Schools
  • Public Art and CPTED
  • Terrorism and CPTED
  • Public Transportation & CPTED (practical exercise)
  • Parks and CPTED
  • Parks Site Plan Review (practical exercise)
  • Comfort Station Design & CPTED
  • Graded Exam
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Online Specialized Topics Course



CPTED Professional Designation
(CPD) Renewal Course

  • Specialized Topics Courses allow you to expand your CPTED knowledge in specific areas
  • The 2 Day (16 Hour) Specialized Topics courses can be used to renew the NICP’s CPTED Professional Designation
  • The Specialized Topics Courses
    • CPTED and Schools
    • CPTED Communities

In-Person Training vs. Online Training - What is best for you?

Advantages of In- Person Training

  • Sociability – Networking with other CPTED Practitioners during the course
  • Immediacy – Ability to get immediate answers to questions and feedback on classwork from the NICP’s knowledgeable CPTED instructors
  • Cooperative Learning – Hands-on activities are more dynamic and allow a more fluid exchange of ideas in an in-person setting
  • Diversity – The opportunity to work with various professionals that will be part of your CPTED team
  • Customizable – The NICP instructors can adjust the curriculum to the needs of the participants
  • Satisfaction – In-person training courses typically have higher satisfaction ratings
  • Dedicated Timeframe – The in-person training requires participants to complete the course in a dedicated period of time

Advantages of Online Training

  • Flexibility – The NICP’s Online CPTED training courses can be taken anytime, anywhere. This ensures flexibility in terms of time and effort.
  • Mobility – The NICP’s Online CPTED training courses can be taken anywhere there is an internet connection.
  • Cost Effective & Efficient – There are no travel expenses for the online training courses, and material can be studied at your own pace to meet your schedule and needs.
  • Online Support – The NICP provides support via online discussions, email, and scheduled meetings to support our students.
  • Easy Accessibility – The NICP’s CPTED course material is easily accessible through the online platform and can be reviewed even after the course is completed.
  • Curriculum and Learning Support – Module quizzes offers students the ability to understand where they stand in terms of knowledge. Students can review material and make corrections before moving on to new material. This helps better prepare students for the final exam.