Course Information

Who is the course for?

This is a Distance Learning course, so there is no need to attend College.

What does the course involve?

This qualification aims to increase your knowledge and awareness of the Prevent Duty and safeguarding, including online safety.  By completing this qualification,  you will develop knowledge of safeguarding in an environment where they have a duty of care.

Unit 1

Understanding the Prevent Duty

Section 1 Understand the Prevent Duty

Section 2 Understand the terms ‘radicalisation’, ‘extremism’ and ‘terrorism’

Section 3 Understand how to reduce the risk of radicalisation

Unit 2

Understanding safeguarding

Section 1 Understand the term ‘safeguarding’

Section 2 Understand the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse

Section 3 Know how to recognise signs of abuse or potential harm

Section 4 Know how to respond if abuse or harm is disclosed, suspected or alleged

Unit 3

Understanding online safety

Section 1 Understand the potential consequence of inappropriate or illegal online activity

Section 2 Understand how to reduce the risks posed online

Section 3 Know about potential signs and behavioural changes that could cause concern

Entry Requirements

  • Learners must be aged 19 years or over as at 31/08/17
  • Must have lived in the EU for the last three years
  • Must currently reside in England
  • Must have a full Level 2 qualification or above (i.e QCF Diploma Level 2, five GCSEs/O Levels grade A-C, two or three AS Levels, CSE grade 1 – 5 or more, one A Level, QCF Certificate, GNVQ Intermediate, First Diploma, NVQ Level 2, First Certificate or Principle Learning Level 2)


Unemployed and claiming benefits, and usting the qualification to obtain work.

*An administration fee will be incurred if you withdraw from the course.

What are the assessment methods?

Assessment are due at the end of each unit.  Your tutor will assess your work and build up your portfolio of evidence of learning.  A certificate will be awareded on satisfactory submission of evidence of learning for the units studied.

How long is the course?

This course will be delivered online or paper-based over 16-20 weeks.  Guided learning hours 132.

What are the College attendance requirements?

As a Distance Learning course, there is no need to attend College.

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