Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate

27468O0 | Distance Learning
Start Date | 01/08/2021
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Is this course for me?

This is a distance learning course for those who are working in the sector and wish to extend their knowledge in safeguarding and prevent.

What will I study?

You will study Understanding the Prevent Duty, Understanding Safeguarding and Understanding Online Safety.

How long is the course?

You can start the course at any time throughout the year and should take around 12 week to complete.

How will I be assessed?

You will complete assessments through an online booklet

What qualifications do I need?

No prior qualifications needed however good knowledge of English is required.

What can I progress onto?

You can progress on to another distance learning course or continue to learn in a range of other courses

Other Information

You will achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification, evidence your competency to employers, further your personal and professional development and know how to recognise signs of abuse or potential harm.

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Free for eligible learners? Is Loan Available?
Yes No

Environmental Health Professionals

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.

Requirements: Honours, Bachelor's degree

Opportunities

4.55%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£30,269
Entry
£46,543
Median
£102,243
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • 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.

Knowledge

Law and Government English Language Biology Chemistry Mathematics Customer and Personal Service Public Safety and Security Engineering and Technology

Skills

Reading Comprehension Active Listening Writing Critical Thinking Speaking Active Learning Monitoring Mathematics Learning Strategies Science
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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.

Requirements: Honours, Bachelor's degree

Opportunities

3.98%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£19,339
Entry
£35,656
Median
£63,497
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • 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.

Knowledge

Education and Training Customer and Personal Service Public Safety and Security Building and Construction Engineering and Technology Mathematics English Language Chemistry Clerical Mechanical Psychology Law and Government Computers and Electronics Administration and Management

Skills

Reading Comprehension Active Listening Monitoring Speaking Writing Active Learning Critical Thinking Mathematics Learning Strategies Science
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Health and Safety Officers

Health and safety officers counsel employees to ensure and promote health and safety in the workplace and co-ordinate accident prevention and health and safety measures within an establishment or organisation.

Requirements: Honours, Bachelor's degree

Opportunities

3.19%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£12,041
Entry
£43,218
Median
£53,385
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • Gives talks and distributes information on accident prevention, and keeps up to date with the relevant legislation.
  • Counsels individuals on any personal or domestic problems affecting their work.
  • Maintains contact with those off work due to illness.
  • Compiles statistics on accidents and injuries, analyses their causes and makes recommendations to management accordingly.
  • Instructs workers in the proper use of protective clothing and safety devices and conducts routine tests on that equipment.
  • Helps to develop effective health and safety policies and procedures and carries out risk assessments.
  • Inspects workplace areas to ensure compliance with health and safety legislation.

Knowledge

Education and Training Customer and Personal Service Public Safety and Security Building and Construction Engineering and Technology Mathematics English Language Chemistry Clerical Mechanical Psychology Therapy and Counselling Law and Government Computers and Electronics Administration and Management

Skills

Reading Comprehension Active Listening Monitoring Speaking Writing Active Learning Critical Thinking Mathematics Learning Strategies Science
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Course fees shown are per annum for University Centre courses. Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

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