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Qualifications in Safeguarding

Safeguarding with OCN London Qualifications – Take a look at our offer

At OCN London we have developed a new group of qualifications that are aimed at learners, staff and volunteers to help them stay safe and have an understanding of the Government’s Safeguarding Agenda requirements. By delivering these qualifications, not only will you be benefiting your learners, staff and volunteers, but if you are Ofsted inspected you will also generate evidence to meet inspection requirements.

Safeguarding in a Working Environment

These qualifications are for staff and volunteers who are working, or intending to work, in environments where safeguarding could be an issue, including, but not exclusively- educational institutions, charities, public sector organisations, independent training providers, local authorities, adult learning providers, taxi companies, public transport and mobile service providers. Teaching resources and assessment tasks have been developed for the Level 2 Award in Understanding Safeguarding in a Working Environment making it ideal for fast and effective roll-out.

Level 2 Award in Understanding Safeguarding in a Working Environment

Level 3 Award in Prevent Duty Awareness

Health, Wellbeing and Safeguarding

The purpose of these qualifications is to help learners to gain an understanding of the importance of the holistic nature of health, wellbeing and safeguarding issues and be able to apply a person-centred approach.

Level 1 Award in Personal Safety Awareness

Level 1 Award in Social Media and Mental Wellbeing

Level 1 Award in Awareness of Drugs and Substance Misuse

Level 3 Certificate in Tackling Substance Misuse

Digital Safety

Taking our lead from the Government’s Internet Safety Strategy, we place safety and security at the core of our Digital Skills and related qualifications. The objectives of these qualifications are to teach safe online behaviour when using a variety of different technologies. The Level 1 Award in Internet Safety has been developed as an accessible entry point to ensure that adults and younger learners make safe and responsible decisions online.

Level 1 Award in Internet Safety

Entry 3 Award in Digital Skills- mandatory unit: Digital Safety and Security

Level 1 Award in Digital Skills- mandatory unit: Digital Safety and Security

Level 2 Award in Digital Skills – mandatory unit: Digital Safety and Security

British Values and Citizenship, Safeguarding and Prevent

We have developed these qualifications in line with government initiatives to ensure that people in schools, colleges and across the public sector have a good understanding of British values and citizenship, the Prevent Duty agenda and their responsibilities to safeguard learners. We have developed awards specifically designed to address these issues. Teaching resources and assessment tasks have been developed for the following suite of short awards, making them ideal for fast and effective roll-out.

Level 1 Award in Prevent Duty Awareness

Level 1 Award in Awareness of British Values and Citizenship

Level 1 Award in Understanding Safeguarding in a Learning Environment

Safeguarding Children and Young People in Health and Social Care Settings

The purpose of these qualifications is to provide learners with sector specific knowledge, including awareness of protection and safeguarding. 

Level 1 Award in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings- includes safeguarding units 

Level 1 Award   in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care – includes safeguarding units

Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings- includes safeguarding units