OLFLEX - 04/09/2023
12 week course
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
Course Overview

This programme is for learners who want to develop the skills needed to recognise and prevent radicalisation and extremism. Learners will learn about the principles of safeguarding and about the importance of the prevent duty and British values in society.

Understanding safeguarding and prevention at level 2 can benefit the wider safeguarding practices within the workplace.

These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.

What will I learn?

This qualification consists of 4 mandatory units which are:

• Principles of safeguarding
• The importance of British Values
• The prevent duty and its importance in society
• The importance of online safety

Learners will develop their understanding of the national and local context if safeguarding and protection and gain an understanding of types of abuse faced by children, young people and adults. They will explore the principles of British values and learn about relevant legislation. Learners will increase their understanding of prevent and CONTEST and learn about the factors that may make an individual more susceptible to becoming radicalised.

Learners will explore the positives and negatives of internet activity including the surface web, deep web and dark web and will develop skills in identifying inappropriate internet usage. Finally, they will look at how to support individuals to change their online behaviour.

How will the course be assessed?

Learners will be given access to a comprehensive online learning platform which will provide them with detailed knowledge and information to support their successful completion of each unit.

Further self-directed research is encouraged to expand learner’s understanding of key topics.

Materials and other information

The Additional Learning Support Team work across college supporting students with a variety of learning needs in different ways. Support can be requested at enrolment or at any point throughout your course. For more information about ALS or for support to book onto a programme telephone 0333 0031717.

Progression and Careers

· Clear deadlines will be provided for each unit to ensure the qualification is completed within the set time frame.
· Completion and progress on each unit is clearly identified on the learner’s online dashboard.
· Learners will receive regular written feedback throughout the course including opportunities for further development.

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