Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent


Health and Wellbeing



In 2014, it became a requirement for every education provider and certain authorities to promote British values. Promoting British values enables individuals to prevent Radicalisation and Extremism. Official data showed that over 7,500 people were referred to the Prevent programme in 2015/16.

Individual services are required to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. Safeguarding is a joint responsibility between everyone involved in a child’s life, and a child-centred approach to safeguarding is vital.

By completing this qualification you will have knowledge of safeguarding, prevent and be able to identify the environments where you have a duty of care.


  • Understanding the prevent duty
  • Understanding the terminology
  • How to reduce the risk of radicalisation
  • Understanding the term safeguarding
  • Understand the national and local context of protection from abuse
  • Recognise signs of abuse or harm
  • Know how to respond in an event of disclosure
  • Comprehend online safety
  • Understand consequences of inappropriate or illegal online activity
  • Understand how to reduce the online risks
  • Identify signs and changes that could cause concern

Entry Requirements

You must be a British Citizen and aged 19 or over. If you are aged between 19 and 23 you must also hold a Level 2 qualification.

Mode of Study

Online or distance learning

Course Features

Level 2


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