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Safeguarding and Prevent

The purpose of this qualification is to increase learner’s knowledge and awareness of the Prevent Duty and safeguarding, including online safety.

Fully-funded via the UK Government in the form of the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

  • Free online course

    Fully-funded

  • Course duration

    6 weeks

  • Support

    Expert tutor support available

  • Experience

    No previous knowledge is required or assumed

  • Awarding body

    NCFE or TQUK depending on location and training provider

Overview of Safeguarding and Prevent

Qualification purpose

By completing the qualification, learners will develop knowledge of safeguarding in an environment where they have a duty of care.

Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent

In 2019, a total of 5,738 individuals were referred to the Prevent programme, with the education sector accounting for 33% of this number. 

This level 2 course will give you a greater awareness of safeguarding and the Prevent duty, the responsibilities and procedures involved, and how to raise concerns effectively.

Course units

To achieve this qualification, learners are required to successfully complete all 3 mandatory units.

In this unit learners will look at the Prevent Duty, understanding why it exists and what their roles and responsibilities are in relation to it.

They’ll understand the terms ‘radicalisation’, ‘extremism’ and ‘terrorism’, and how to reduce the risk of radicalisation.

In this unit learners will understand the term ‘safeguarding’, identify national policies and local systems that relate to safeguarding, know how to recognise signs of abuse or potential harm and know how to respond if abuse or harm is disclosed, suspected or alleged.

The aim of this unit is to understand the potential consequences of inappropriate or illegal online activity, how to reduce the risks posed online, and how to spot signs and behavioural changes that could cause concern.

 

Get certified

Gain a nationally recognised level 2 accredited certificate.

Qualification benefits

88% of our learners say our courses have equipped them with vital skills to help them progress in their working life.

Build up enough knowledge, skills and confidence to transition into a new career.

Level 2 qualifications are nationally recognised and accredited, giving you the foundations to improve your job prospects.

Course sample

Download the sample workbook

Eligibility

Been in the UK or EU for three years for purposes other than study.

19+ at the start of the academic year.

  • Not on an apprenticeship.
  • Not completed any part of the course before.
  • 19-23-year-olds must have a level 2 or higher prior to attainment.

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