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Childcare and Teacher Training

Safeguarding and Prevent Level 2 Certificate Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course next starts in September 2024. Classes are for one evening a week. There are other short Childcare courses starting in January and April.

Entry requirements

  •  You should be at least 19 years old
  • There are no prior entry requirements for this course.

You will achieve

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent.


Course overview

This course is available as part of a package of short Childcare courses. Students can start this courses in September, January and April.

September classes:

January classes:

April classes:

The qualification is designed to increase your knowledge and awareness of the Prevent Duty and safeguarding, including online safety.

Course content

You will study:

  • Unit one: Understanding the Prevent Duty
  • Unit two: Understanding Safeguarding
  • Unit three: Understanding Online Safety

You will be assessed via online coursework.

You will require stationery, a folder and a USB.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

You could progress to our Access to Higher Education courses including Access to Childcare and Access to Health and Social Care.

How much does the course cost?

This course costs £405. This course may be FREE to study depending on your circumstances – please see the drop-down option below for more details.

Extra information

You may not have to pay for this course if you are employed but earn below £21,255 a year, or if you receive Job Seekers Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance or Universal Credit. If you are unemployed, actively seeking employment and receive Council Tax Benefit, Housing Benefit, Income Support or WFTC then you may also receive funding for this course. You will need to provide evidence of your eligibility which will be checked at enrolment.

This course is funded by South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA) and/or West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA). You must be living in the South or West Yorkshire regions to qualify for funding.

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Safeguarding and Prevent Level 2 Certificate Part-time

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