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Level 2 Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent

Level 2 Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent


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

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.


  • 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, EU or EEA citizen, had been a permanent resident of the UK, EU or EEA for the whole of the previous 3 years and aged 19 or over. If you are aged between 19 and 23, you must also hold a Level 2 qualification.


If you choose to complete the course online, you will need a computer or a laptop with access to the internet. If not, you’ll just need writing materials for the postal work booklet (it helps to underline in pencil).

Next Steps

Once complete, you may complete another free qualification. We recommend Level 2 Equality and Diversity, Level 2 Understanding Data Protection and Data Security and Level 2 Understanding Workplace Violence & Harassment qualifications.

Mode of Study

Online, remote delivery or postal

Course Features

Level 2


FREE* see entry requirements for conditions

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