The Prevent Duty for Schools and Childcare Providers

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  • Certified by CPD
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  • Approximate course duration of 1 hour
  • Downloadable certificate on completion
  • 100% online training

Our Prevent Duty for Schools online training course explains the main points of the Prevent duty and the measures that schools and childcare providers must take in order to comply with it.

Examples and scenarios will make you aware of the indicators that a child may be vulnerable to radicalisation and what to do if you believe a child is at risk.

For employers, it is an easy way to ensure that they comply with the legal responsibilities under Section 26 of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015.

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Who is Prevent Duty for Schools training for?

This Prevent Duty online training course is relevant to anyone who works in a school or childcare provider.

What are the learning outcomes for the Prevent Duty course?

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • State what the Prevent duty is and how it works.
  • Understand what Channel is and how it relates to Prevent.
  • Identify key legislation relating to Prevent.
  • Provide examples of the signs of radicalisation.
  • Recall what individuals and organisations must do to comply with Prevent.
  • Explain the need for sharing information.
  • Use examples to explain how to respond to extremism.
  • Recall other sources of information for schools about Prevent.

When do I get my Prevent Duty certificate?

Certificate Example

When you have successfully passed the course you will be able to download and print your certificate straight away.

All of our courses conform to the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and have been accredited by the CPD Certification Service. Your certificate will include the CPD logo and therefore, you can use it to provide evidence for compliance.

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What does the Prevent Duty for Schools course cover?

The online course contains the following 7 topics:

1 – Introduction to the Prevent Duty

The first topic explains the terms ‘radicalisation’, ‘British values’ and ‘extremism’. It outlines the Prevent duty and explains the relationship between Prevent and safeguarding duties. The topic identifies which organisations must comply with the duty.

2 – How the Prevent Duty works

The second topic outlines the role of schools and childcare providers play in preventing radicalisation. It describes the counter-terrorism scheme called Channel and the role this plays in safeguarding young people.

3 – Complying with Prevent

The third topic identifies what a Prevent risk assessment covers and other organisations that schools must work with. You will learn about how the internet poses a risk for young people and what schools must do about those risks. The topic covers information sharing and record keeping. It also explains who is responsible for compliance and what happens if you do not comply with the Prevent duty.

4 – Legislation Relating to the Prevent Duty

Topic 4 describes the law that support the Prevent duty. This also includes requirements for school leaders and staff, sharing information and promoting British values.

5 – Vulnerabilities and Signs of Radicalisation

Topic 5 identifies vulnerabilities that can lead children to radical views and behaviours that are causes for concern.

6 – How to Respond to Extremism

Topic 6 proposes a procedure for reporting a concern and discusses the importance of responding proportionately. It gives examples of how to promote resilience to extremism.

7 – Accessing Support

The final topic provides some further sources of information about Prevent.


The assessment becomes accessible when a candidate has done all seven topics. The assessment is generated from question banks so the questions vary each time they take the assessment. As a result, he training is good for both initial and refresher training.

The candidate can have unlimited attempts at the assessment. In addition, the candidate gets constructive feedback so they learn from any mistakes.

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