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York College

Who is this course aimed at?

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.


There are 3 Units:

  • Understanding the Prevent Duty
  • Understanding Safeguarding
  • Understanding Online Safety

Entry Requirements

Some experience of working with children. A clear DBS certificate is also required and learners must be at least 18 years old.


Up to £811 depending on personal circumstances.

Dates and Times

2019 dates TBC, for more info please contact the InfoZone on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling them on 01904 770770.

Course Content

Learners will have a greater understanding of the Prevent Duty in settings. They will also learn safeguarding strategies when working with children, including online safety.

Teaching Method(s)

All classes are taught in college.

Exams and Assessments

Learners must pass all 3 units. Units are graded Pass or Refer. There are no exams.

All Qualification(s)

Learners will gain the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there anything else I need?

Learners will need their own stationery. Access to a computer or laptop would also be useful.


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

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

How to Apply

If you wish to study this course you do not need to fill out an application form, simply call our Admissions Team on (01904) 770397 or visit our friendly team of advisors in the InfoZone, located behind the main reception desk.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email or call (01904) 770770.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.


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