Level 2 Award in Safeguarding (Prevent Strategy) (1890)

Last Updated: 30 Oct 2015
This qualification will support learners to develop a knowledge and understanding of the ways in which young people may be vulnerable to harm, abuse or exploitation in the workplace and/or the learning environment. It will help the learner to understand the personal responsibilities required to keep young people safe, the role and responsibilities of different agencies, the legal context of safeguarding and the national guidelines for recognising and reporting situations where young people may be at risk of harm, abuse and exploitation.
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This qualification will also support wider government initiatives and inspection frameworks.
This qualification is for learners who wish to develop understanding of safeguarding young people from harm, abuse and exploitation.  (Please note that this is not intended to cover safeguarding of young children.)
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

The purpose of this qualification is for learners to develop an understanding of the ways in which young people may be vulnerable to harm, abuse or exploitation in both the workplace and the learning environment. It will help the learner to understand the personal responsibilities required to keep young people safe, and the role and responsibility of different agencies. The qualification also provides learners with an understanding of the legal context of safeguarding and examines the national guidelines for recognising and reporting situations where young people may be at risk of harm, abuse and exploitation.  
Successful learners will be able to:
1. understand the concept of safeguarding young people from harm, abuse and exploitation
2. understand ways of safeguarding young people from harm, abuse and exploitation
3. know the legislation, policies and support in place to safeguard young people from abuse, harm and exploitation
4. know how to respond to allegations of harm, abuse and exploitation.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

This qualification provides opportunities for people working in a wide range of occupations to identify the symptoms of harm, abuse and exploitation and to know what to do about it.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

Assessors of this qualification must be occupationally knowledgeable. This means that each assessor must be able to demonstrate that they have sufficient knowledge of the issues relating to safeguarding young people from harm, abuse and exploitation. This must include:
o current legislation
o current local and national requirements for recording and reporting concerns
o current national and local initiatives to safeguard young people from harm, abuse and exploitation 
Assessors must also hold or be working towards one of the following qualifications:
o D32//D33
o the A1 replacement qualifications such as the City & Guilds 6317:
o another suitable qualification in the assessment of knowledge
Centres and Assessors are reminded that the content of the qualification is sensitive and may distress learners. The centre should have robust systems in place to ensure learners are provided with suitable support, advice and guidance if they raise personal concerns as a result of studying for this qualification.

Level 2

This Level 2 qualification will support learners to develop a knowledge and understanding of the ways in which young people may be vulnerable to harm, abuse or exploitation in the workplace and/or the learning environment. It will help the learner to understand the personal responsibilities required to keep young people safe, the role and responsibilities of different agencies, the legal context of safeguarding and the national guidelines for recognising and reporting situations where young people may be at risk of harm, abuse and exploitation.
This qualification will also support wider government initiatives and inspection frameworks.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

This qualification provides opportunities for people working in a wide range of occupations to identify the symptoms of harm, abuse and exploitation and to know what to do about it.

Level 2 Award in Introduction to Safeguarding Young People from Harm, Abuse and Exploitation (1890-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2020

Level 2 Award in Introduction to Safeguarding Young People from Harm, Abuse and Exploitation

  • Accreditation No: 601/7490/0 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 12 - 12 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: N/A This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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