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Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent Certificate

This fully subsidised distance learning course is perfect for you if you work with children, young people, vulnerable adults, or have a legal duty in respect of Safeguarding and Prevent.

The purpose of this distance learning course is to increase your knowledge and awareness of the Prevent duty and safeguarding including online safety. Topics include; extremism, British values, cyber-bullying and online grooming. You will also gain understanding of the terms ‘radicalisation’, ‘extremism’ and ‘terrorism’, and how best to comply with the Prevent duty.

This course will support your knowledge of safeguarding in an environment where you have duty of care for others. You will learn about safeguarding and the rights that people have to stay safe, and also how best to respond to abuse or harm.

This course is designed to support the progression towards the role of ‘Designated Safeguarding Lead’.
If you are aged 19 and over you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to free or reduced course fees. You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment. To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.
Please note, you must be aged 19+ and have lived in the UK for the last 3 years. You must also be resident in the South West of England to claim full subsidy.

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Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19+ Fee  
CT2USP1P Paignton Campus 16/09/2019 - 06/07/2020 VAR - 36 £0.00 Apply Now
FC Courses marked are full cost with no reductions available.
T2 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 2 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
T3 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 3 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

“During my career I have gained a broad range of skills relating to early years education and childcare, and I can now pass that knowledge on to new learners. It’s fantastic to support learners in achieving their goals and helping them find employment in this rewarding industry.”Stefanie Crinks

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