The purpose of this qualification is to increase the learner’s knowledge and awareness of the Prevent Duty and safeguarding, including online safety.
10 week short course.

What you will learn

It will be appropriate for continued professional development for those who have completed safeguarding courses previously as it informs of new threats and ways of working that help reduce the likelihood of harm or abuse as well as cyberstalking, cyberbullying, online grooming and radicalisation by extremists.

Ideal if

This level 2 accredited qualification is aimed at anyone who has a responsibility for safeguarding children, young people or vulnerable adults. It will be useful for anyone working in education, training youth work, youth sport, and community groups.

What to expect

It is a Nationally recognised qualification that covers terms from the Prevent Duty including radicalisation, extremism, and terrorism. The Safeguarding module only covers signs of abuse or harm and how to respond to it, online safety and the potential consequences of inappropriate or illegal online activity. Participants will understand how to reduce the risks posed online, how to spot signs and behavioural changes. It is delivered over 10 weeks. You will be assigned a tutor who will offer you one on one support. This course can be delivered remotely.

What next

Upon completion some learners may like to continue with further learning in the Children, young people or Health and social care sector and may also support progression to designated safeguarding lead.

This qualification may support progression toward the role of Designated Safeguarding Lead.

You could also complete some of our other courses within our Childcare department to boost your knowledge.

What it feels like to be a student

Support staff are on site such as pastoral care, finance and careers advice.

“Achievement Training has helped me to develop the skills that I will need for the future and the staff and friendly environment has also improved my confidence”.

Salary and Career expectations

  • Pay and conditions are set by individual employers, so vary depending on the setting in which you work.
  • Starting salaries may be in the region of £18,000 to £20,000 with varying levels of responsibility.
  • Typically once you have some experience you’ll be able to achieve salaries ranging from £22,000 to £38,000. Roles at the top end of this bracket will often include supervisory or management duties.

Attendance days 

This is a RORO course, meaning you can start the qualification at any point throughout the year.

There are no specific entry requirements, everyone is welcome.

Level 2​ courses fully funded if you are: ​
  • are 19-23 and do not already have a level 2 qualification
  • are 24+ and unemployed or earn below the National Living Wage annually (£25,000 from 1st August 2024)

All applications will need to meet the eligibility criteria.

  If you want to check you are able to access this course for free call for a chat 01752 202266.

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