From Monday 27 January BCoT has a new number to report absences, please call 01256 306321, or call 01256 354141 and either key extension 6321 or wait for option list.

Home | Education and Training | MDFL071

Education and Training

Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent - Level 2 Certificate (Distance Learning)

Part Time

Course Overview

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

By completing the course, learners will develop knowledge of safeguarding in an environment where they have a duty of care.

Course Content

This qualification contains three mandatory units:
  • Unit 1 - Understanding the Prevent Duty
  • Unit 2 - Understanding Safeguarding
  • Unit 3 - Understanding Online Safety.

Entry Requirement

In order to complete this Distance Learning Course at no charge you will need to match the following entry criteria:

  • Are a resident of the EEU (European Economic Area) and have been for at least 3 years
  • Will be undertaking your learning within England
  • Are aged 19 or above
  • If you are 19-23 year olds you must have already achieved a level 2 qualification or equivalent
  • If you are 24+ there are no formal entry requirements for this course but you will find it helpful to have a good standard of English and Maths


All units are internally assessed using a portfolio of evidence.

Where does this course lead to

This course encourages progression towards the role of Designated Safeguarding Lead. Alternatively learners may progress to one of the following courses:

NCFE CACHE Level 3 qualifications in Supporting Teaching and Learning
• Level 3 qualifications in Working with Children and Young People
• Level 3 Certificate in Working with Vulnerable Young People.

How to Enrol

To find out more information please email quoting the course reference, or to enrol now click the button below.


Enrol Now

Course Outline

Course Code: MDFL071
Study Mode: Part Time
Duration: 25 Weeks
Start Date: Anytime
Day & Time: Distance Learning
Basingstoke College of Technology I 2019