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Level 2 Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent

Subject Area

Education & Training

Student Type


Study Mode

Distance Learning

Course Type

Adult Further Education

What is the course about?

This qualification is designed to increase your awareness and understanding of the Prevent duty, which was developed to help reduce the threat of terrorism in the UK. The course explores what radicalisation, extremism, and terrorism are and how radicalisation can be reduced. The course explores safeguarding, including the roles of different agencies and instances of serious failures to protect the vulnerable. You will also learn about inappropriate and illegal activity in relation to radicalisation and safeguarding.

Why should I choose the course?

If you are working within education, public services, health and social care, or local authority, you will need to have an awareness of safeguarding and the Prevent duty. This course provides an opportunity to keep your knowledge up-to-date and allows you to learn flexibly from the comfort of your own home.

What will I learn?

This qualification will encompass the following topics:

  • The Prevent Duty
  • Understanding Safeguarding
  • Understanding Online Safety.

What will the course lead on to?

This course will boost your skills and make a valuable addition to your CV. If you wish to study further, related courses can be viewed on our website. For more information, contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400 or

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested. The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of industry knowledge to impart. Our distance learning courses are delivered entirely online, allowing you to benefit from expert teaching in the comfort of your own home.

What are the entry requirements?

You should have access and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.

If you are aged 19-23 you must hold a full level 2 qualification.

If you are currently undertaking an apprenticeship programme you will be exempt from enrolling on this course.

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet, as well as any books/stationery you wish to purchase yourself.

Careers Information

Course options

Start Any Time

20 Weeks
Class Times
Distance Learning
In your own time
Adult Fee
16-18 Fee
Contact College

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Fees Information
This course is FREE*. If you fail to complete the course you will be charged £100 to cover the cost of registration. *Ts&Cs apply.

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