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Understanding Safeguarding & Prevent - Level 2 Certificate

Learn the responsibilities, procedures & how to raise concerns effectively

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

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About Understanding Safeguarding & 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 & 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, free online course will give you a greater awareness of safeguarding and the Prevent duty, the responsibilities and procedures involved, and how to raise concerns effectively.

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Simple answer – if you meet the eligibility criteria below, then, yes! No fee, no card details and no trial periods… 

We connect you with training providers that use the UK Government’s Adult Education Budget to fund the free online courses. 

Eligibility Criteria

*EEA nationals will need to have obtained either pre settlement or settled status and provide evidence of this.

Receive an accredited NCFE CACHE or TQUK certificate

The certificate is a record of achievement and your reward for completing a nationally recognised qualification.

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The free online course is split into manageable units

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent, learners must successfully complete all course 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.

 

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If you meet the eligibility criteria then YES!

We connect you with learning providers that use government funding, in the form of the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and the Adult Educational Budget (AEB).

We hope to get you started within 24 hours of completing the full enrolment process but this can vary depending on the learning provider.

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The courses are designed to allow learners to fit their learning around their employment obligations and can be completed in a number of weeks or months, depending on the level. Our shorter courses are often completed within 3 weeks, whilst our longer lasting courses can take up to 3 months.

Yes! All of our free courses are 100% online.

All of our courses are accredited by UK government-recognised awarding bodies. These include NCFE CACHE and TQUK, with whom we work closely to ensure our existing courses, and all new ones, meet approved standards of excellence and are certified as such. NCFE CACHE and TQUK are national awarding organisations that design, develops and certifies nationally recognised qualifications and awards.

All qualifications are regulated by Ofqual and are the perfect way to boost any CV.

You can only take one course at a time but you can take up to 7 in one academic year.

No, there are no exams, all courses require you to complete assessment questions based on the knowledge you have just gained from the units.

The courses we offer are all funded qualifications, meaning you need to be eligible for government funding in order to secure your a place. This information is a funding requirement and proves your eligibility.

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