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Safeguarding in a Learning Environment Award Level 1: NCFE

  • Overview of the course

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    The qualification aims to provide learners with the suitable knowledge, guidance, support and understanding that everyone has the right to learn, to be safe and to be respected. Learners will be able to make sure that they are being provided with a safe and secure learning environment that promotes their health and wellbeing.
    This will enable them and their peers to take responsibility for their own and others’ safety and be able to enjoy learning and progress in their lives.
    This is a knowledge-only qualification; therefore no real work environment placement is required.
  • What you'll learn

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    Learners will be looking at various issues and concepts relating to safeguarding, such as:
    Understanding the need for safeguarding in a learning environment
    Recognising abuse in a learning environment
    Staying safe online in a learning environment
    Staying safe in a work environment
  • Entry requirements

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    There are no entry requirements for this course. However, a keen interest in safeguarding of children and young people would be advantageous. We also welcome learners from schools, nurseries and training providers for CPD.
    You maybe required to undertake an informal discussion with your tutor to check on suitability for this course.
  • How will I be assessed?

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    You will be assessed by a variety of methods from worksheets, scenarios, written work which culminates into a portfolio of evidence.

    Due to the nature of the subject you will be analysing real/past case studies relating to the safeguarding of children and young people.
  • Is there anything else I need to know?

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    If you would like to enrol on this course please call into one of our centres where our friendly staff will be able to assist you. Alternatively you can call Student Services on: 01204482000 or visit our Community Learning Webpage on:
  • Who can I speak to about this course?

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    Deane and Derby Community Centre 01204 482920
  • I'm interested in this course, what do I need to do next?

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    You need to speak to one of our tutors before you can enrol on to this course therefore, please use the 'apply' button on this screen to register your interest. Once we have your details we will send you a text with a link to book a telephone interview. Please be aware that when a tutor calls you our number will appear as unknown/with-held/private.
  • Groups and Times

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    Group: ACTIVATION. First class: 24 May 2023. Last class: 26 Jul 2023
    • Wednesday : 09:00 - 13:00
  • Course Fees

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    Tuition Fee: £76.00
    Other fees: £35.00
    Courses fees are subject to change.
  • Future opportunities

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    Learners who achieve this qualification could progress onto many different areas from volunteering, Teaching Assistant and training providers. Below are some of the other courses which you may take your interest.
     Level 2 Award in Learning to Learn
     Level 2 Award in Job Search and Interview Skills
     Level 2 Award in Job Search and Employment Potential
     Level 2 Award in Independent Study and Career Skills
     Level 2 Award for Developing Effective Thinking Skills
     Level 2 Award in Reflective Practice
  • Additional Information

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    All learners will complete an individual learning plan which will be discussed with their tutor throughout the course.


    You may not have to pay tuition fees at all, if you fall into one of the groups eligible for fee exemptions. If you feel you may be eligible or would like someone to explain course fees in more detail, pleasecontact us via our Live Chat service available on any page of our website.

    Adult Learners

    Adult learners (19+) must provide evidence of their existing qualification at enrolment. Learners may not be able to enrol if this information is not provided when requested. If you have lost any certificates please contact your school in the first instance. If they are unable to provide a copy, you can contact one of the following exam boards (your school will be able to tell you which one applies to the exams you took):


    The best way to contact us is via our Live Chat service available from any page of our website. We endeavour to staff this service from 9am – 7pm, Monday to Thursdays and until 4pm on Fridays (during term time).
    Bolton College works hard to ensure that the information provided is accurate.
    All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time.

    Studying at College

    The health and safety of our learners and staff is still very important to us and so there may continue to be an element of study outside of the classroom during the 2021/22 academic year. The proportion of these hours will depend on the individual qualification(s) being undertaken. You must do the work set during these times or it will impact your progress on the course and therefore your achievement.

    Equalities Statement

    The College will treat all members of the community equally and will not favour any particular individual or group. English is our principal language but we will endeavour to provide information relating to this document in other formats and languages. If customers require this type of support they should contact the Recruitment & Relations Manager at

    Safeguarding Statement

    Bolton College are committed to ensuring that learners have a right to feel safe wherever they learn, in the classroom or online. If you have any personal safety or other worries, for example, feeling bullied; being made to feel uncomfortable or experiencing an inappropriate situation when you are attending college, please speak to the tutor, a member of the Reception Team or contact the College Safeguarding Team on 01204 482180 or via
  • Disclaimer

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    Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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  • Time:

    09:00 - 13:00
    4.00 (Hrs Per Week)

  • Duration:

    8 weeks

  • Venue:

    Deane & Derby Community Learning Centre

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