The following new qualifications are applicable to a wide range of job roles and will support organisations in meeting their statutory requirements under the Prevent Duty:
The Level 2 Award is aimed at staff in frontline roles who come into contact with the public and the Level 3 Award is suitable for practitioners who also engage with groups, families and individuals.
The qualifications aim to provide staff in public sector, private and voluntary organisations with the knowledge and skills to be able to uphold British values in their own role, including an understanding of the effects of extremism, radicalisation and terrorism. Promoting equality, diversity and social inclusion in the workplace and support the government’s agenda on tackling radicalisation and extremism.
The qualifications have been designed for use in a wide range of settings/sectors including local authority services; health and social care; organisations which deal with vulnerable children, young people and adults; community safety; criminal justice; older people’s services; agencies which provide children’s services.