Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent Level 2 Certificate
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What is this course about?
Unit 01: Understanding the Prevent Duty
In this unit learners will look at the Prevent Duty, understanding why it exists and what their roles and responsibilities are in relation to it. They’ll understand the terms ‘radicalisation’, ‘extremism’ and ‘terrorism’, and how to reduce the risk of radicalisation.
Unit 02: Understanding safeguarding
In this unit learners will understand the term ‘safeguarding’, identify national policies and local systems that relate to safeguarding, know how to recognise signs of abuse or potential harm and know how to respond if abuse or harm is disclosed, suspected or alleged.
Unit 03: Understanding online safety
The aim of this unit is to understand the potential consequences of inappropriate or illegal online activity, how to reduce the risks posed online, and how to spot signs and behavioural changes that could cause concern.
How is it taught
This is a distance learning qualification.
How will I be assessed?
As you work through the learning materials you will have the support of a knowledgeable assessor/tutor who will give you support, advice and guidance on the course content as well as providing robust feedback on the work you complete. Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent
What could I do next?
Other distance learning courses or health related part time qualifications.
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Jobholders in this unit group use specialist technical skills and knowledge to protect people from health risks associated with the environment in which they live and work. They maintain and safeguard standards, including taking legal action to enforce relevant legislation with regard to public health policy.
- Initiates legal proceedings and gives evidence in court.
- Gives talks at public enquiries and meetings, ensures compliance through education, advice and enforcement.
- Ensures animal welfare for compliance with legislation, issues licences for premises such as pet shops, zoos and abattoirs.
- Monitors radiation activity, levels of noise, air, land and water pollution and takes appropriate action when safety levels are exceeded.
- Investigates outbreaks of food poisoning, infectious diseases or pests.
- Follows up complaints of unsafe workplaces, investigating accidents.
- Inspects businesses for compliance with legislation on health and safety, food hygiene and food standards and takes appropriate action in the event of non-compliance.
3 new openings per year
|Level 4-5 (Higher Education)||2.88%|
|Level 6 (Bachelors)||41.28%|
|Level 7 (Masters or equivalent)||42.56%|
Inspectors of Standards and Regulations
Inspectors of standards and regulations undertake investigations and inspections to verify and ensure compliance with acts, regulations and other requirements in respect of: buildings; weights, measures and trade descriptions; the installation and safety of electrical, gas and water supplies and equipment; marine pollution, ships’ structures, equipment and accommodation; the treatment of animals; the operation of commercial vehicles; the welfare, health and safety in factories and all work sites subject to the provisions in the Factory Acts.
- Prepares reports and recommendations on all inspections made and recommends legal action where necessary.
- Undertakes other inspections including chemicals, drugs, flight operations, etc..
- Visits premises where animals are kept, advises on animal care and investigates complaints.
- Checks fishing licences and prevents illegal fishing.
- Samples and tests river water, checks and advises on premises discharging effluent to prevent pollution.
- Verifies the weight of commercial vehicles, checks driver.
- Investigates industrial accidents or any complaints made by the public.
- Draws attention to any irregularities or infringements of regulations and advises on ways of rectifying them.
- Visits sites during construction and inspects completed installations of electricity, gas or water supply.
- Inspects factories and other work sites to ensure adequate cleanliness, temperature, lighting and ventilation, checks for fire hazards and inspects storage and handling arrangements of dangerous materials.
- Inspects measuring and similar equipment in factories and visits street traders, shops, garages and other premises to check scales, weights and measuring equipment.
- Inspects building structures, facilities and sites to determine suitability for habitation, compliance with regulations and for insurance purposes.
- Examines building plans to ensure compliance with local, statutory and other requirements.
15 new openings per year
|Level 4-5 (Higher Education)||12.87%|
|Level 6 (Bachelors)||28.68%|
|Level 7 (Masters or equivalent)||10.16%|
|Level 8 (Doctorate)||0.5%|
Health and Safety Officers
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- Gives talks and distributes information on accident prevention, and keeps up to date with the relevant legislation.
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- Maintains contact with those off work due to illness.
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- Inspects workplace areas to ensure compliance with health and safety legislation.
23 new openings per year
|Level 4-5 (Higher Education)||16.57%|
|Level 6 (Bachelors)||25.81%|
|Level 7 (Masters or equivalent)||17.05%|
|Level 8 (Doctorate)||2.32%|