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Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent Certificate Level 2

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16-18 Students (Age at 31st August)

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19-23 Students (Age at 31st August)

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24+ Students (Age at 31st August)

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List of benefits

  • Jobseeker's Allowance
  • ESA (WRAG) (Work Related Activity Group)
  • Universal Credit (Must be unemployed and required to undertake skills training)
  • Wider Benefits – see list below

Wider benefits that are acceptable

In all cases the learner must:

  • Be unemployed (i.e. not in any paid employment)
  • Want to enter employment but need skills training to do so
  • Sign the waiver agreement confirming the above
  • Show current proof of the benefit

Attendance Allowance

Bereavement Allowance

Child Benefit

Child Tax Credit

Child's Special Allowance

Council Tax Benefit, administered by local authorities

Disability Living Allowance [Being replaced by Personal Independent Payments] (If paid to learner)

Graduated retirement benefit

Guardian's Allowance

Housing Benefit, administered by local authorities

Income Support

Pensions payable under the Industrial Death Benefit scheme

Reduced Earnings Allowance, see industrial disablement benefit above

Retirement Allowance, see industrial disablement benefit above

War Widow's pension

Widow’s pension

Widowed Parent's Allowance

Working Tax Credit. (If paid to spouse, not the learner)



Reference: Funding Rules Version 2020-21




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Course Overview
This 12 week short course is designed to provide you with the techniques, support and understanding that is required for Safeguarding and Prevent. The Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent is designed to equip learners with an understanding of recognising the signs of abuse, how to reduce the risk of radicalisation and the potential consequences of illegal online activity.

What Qualifications Or Experience Do I Need?
There are no previous entry requirements for this qualification. As this is a Distance Learning programme, you must be able to commit some spare time to work on your assessments in between your tutorials.

How Long Is The Course?
12 weeks.

What Will I Learn?
The units in this course are: Understand the Prevent duty Understand the terms radicalisation, extremism and terrorism Understand how to reduce the risk of radicalisation Understand the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse Know how to respond if abuse or harm is disclosed, suspected or alleged Understand the term safeguarding Know how to recognise signs of abuse or potential harm Understand the potential consequences of inappropriate or illegal online activity Understand how to reduce the risks posed online Know about potential signs and behavioural changes that could cause concern

How Will I Learn?
Upon enrolment, your tutor will provide you with a resource pack which will contain three workbooks with a corresponding end of unit assessment booklet to complete. Your tutor will arrange a three-weekly tutorial session to give you support, advice and guidance on the course content and to provide feedback on the work you have completed. To be awarded the qualification, you need to successfully complete the three workbooks.

How Will I Be Assessed?
Your tutor will mark your completed end of unit assessment booklets which will then be verified by the awarding body. No examinations are required.

Where Could This Course Lead To?
You may wish to broaden your knowledge by completing our other available short courses: Equality & Diversity, Mental Health Awareness, Principles of Dementia Care, Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines and Principles of End of Life Care.

Attendance Mode
Distance Learning

Course Type
Full Time & Part Time

Subject Area
DL