Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent
The purpose of this qualification is to increase the learner’s knowledge and awareness of the Prevent Duty and safeguarding, including online safety. By completing the qualification, learners will develop knowledge of safeguarding in an environment where they have a duty of care.
Main Learning Objectives
By the end of this course you should be able to:
Understand the Prevent Duty.
Understand the terms ‘radicalisation’, ‘extremism’ and ‘terrorism’.
Understand how to reduce the risk of radicalisation.
Understand the term ‘safeguarding’.
Understand the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse.
Know how to recognise signs of abuse or potential harm.
Know how to respond if abuse or harm is disclosed, suspected or alleged.
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.
Level 1 – Learning Aim Reference: 600/4290/4
This course is aimed at learners who do not have any prior knowledge, experience or previous learning within the subject of volunteering. It is a beginner’s course that is designed to get people interested in becoming a volunteer while developing their understanding of what is involved when you do become a volunteer for a charity organisation.