Advanced CPTED Level 2 Course

Course Criteria:


  • Students required to have taken CPTED Basic Level 1 Course

  • The course will benefit those students who have utilized the CPTED principles and strategies, in their work and to wish to learn more about its application.

Part 1


            CPTED Refresher:


  • Class members

  • Introductions

  • Outline their CPTED experiences since the Level 1 course

  • Expectations

  • Quick Review of the CPTED concepts and applications


Part 2


            Space Assessment:


  • Space and the impact of social dynamics

  • Defensible Space

  • Undefended Space

  • Offensible Space

  • Ambiguous/Indefensible Space

  • Hierarchy of Space

  • 3D approach to Developing Exterior Space

  • 3D approach to Developing Interior Space

  • Loitering

  • Loitering Matrix

  • Anti -loitering devices and methods

  • Public Nuisance

  • Skateboarding

  • Graffiti

  • Vandalism

  • Form versus Function


Part 3


            CPTED Field Audits:


  • Why conduct a field audit

  • How to conduct a field audit

  • Basic Information needed to conduct a CPTED Audit

  • Tools for a field audit

  • Field audit methodology

  • Field audit reports

  • CPTED disclaimer

  • CPTED Audit Exercise

  • Exterior application

  • Interior application

  • CPTED Audit Presentation to class


Part 4


            Proactive CPTED*

  • How does CPTED fit into the Municipal Site Plan Process

  • Disclaimers

  • How to read a Site or Landscape Plan       

  • How to read the essentials elements of a plan in order to conduct a CPTED review

  • How to read the site and/or landscape plan from a 3 dimensional perspective

  • How to read building plans

  • How to read the essentials elements of a plan in order to conduct a CPTED review

  • CPTED in Public Spaces

  • Parks and open spaces

  • Public facilities

               - Renovations

               - New construction


            * This part will be taught by design professional, a member of the Ontario Association of Architects, the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects or   the Ontario Professional Planners Institute.


Part 5


            Target Hardening:


  • Physical Security Strategies

  • Lighting

  • Effectiveness of CCTV

  • Locks, hardware, window security, alarms

  • Barriers



Part 6


            Lessons from the Field


  • An opportunity for the class to bring their own projects which they have worked or are working on to receive input and feedback from the instructors and class members.






Registration Form
October 25-28, 2021



$650.00 plus HST ($84.50) 

= $734.50  


Please note that all credit card information will be destroyed once the payment is processed



Course Fees

Group Discount

For groups of three or more from one company or agency, the CPTED Professional Training Centre  will offer a 10% discount per student


Cancellation Policy


  • A fee of $100.00 will be applied to any cancellations prior to three weeks of the course.

  • A full credit for future courses will be given to any cancellation within three weeks of the course.

  • No refunds for cancellations within a week of the course.


The CPTED Professional Training Centre reserves the right to cancel any course, two weeks prior to the course date if the minimum registration threshold is not met.