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This session will provide charity shop management with the tools and knowledge to help them to implement measures aimed at reducing loss through internal and external theft and is a great introduction to retail theft and simple loss prevention measures in the charity retail environment

Tutor: Pete Thomas, Lodge Service

Length: 60 minutes

What to expect from this course

  • Multiple video lectures.
  • Multiple useful resources.
  • A final quiz to check learning.
  • If successful, you’ll be given a certificate.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this online course, you’ll have learned:

  • How to demonstrate an understanding of the impact theft has on the charity retail sector
  • Why people steal and the types of theft most prevalent in the charity retail sector
  • The importance of engaging staff and volunteers in a culture of loss prevention
  • How to demonstrate an understanding of simple measures aimed at improving the security of premises
  • The ways of reducing opportunities for theft of cash and stock
  • The importance of policies and procedures in preventing loss to the business

Once you have completed the course, if you would like a FREE copy of “Profit from Security – Guidance on how to reduce loss through internal and external theft in charity retailing” please email Pete at

Cost: £35 plus VAT