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The Department for Education (DfE) has recently published guidance to support providers on the safeguarding agenda specifically for their work based learners.  In particular the guidance provides recommendations on how to meet the Prevent Statutory Duty.  The drivers for the publication are in response to Ofsted’s thematic review in July 2016.  They identified the clear challenges for providers in effectively implementing the Duty for work based learners.

Work based learners and the Prevent statutory duty

Some key recommendations include;

  • Assessors must receive robust and role specific Safeguarding and Prevent training and also training in British Values as required by Ofsted
  • Providers should develop programmes of learning supporting the British Values agenda at an appropriate level and age group of learner

Gateway Qualifications has an extensive range of qualifications that’s provides a quality framework for embedding British Values and the Prevent Duty for your work based learning, including:

Gateway Qualifications Entry Level Award in British Values (Entry 3)

Gateway Qualifications Level 1 Award in British Values

Gateway Qualifications Entry Level Award in Mental Wellbeing (Entry 3)

Gateway Qualifications Level 1 Award in Mental Wellbeing

Gateway Qualifications Entry Level Award in E-Safety (Entry 3)

Gateway Qualifications Level 1 Award in E-Safety

In addition to qualifications for use with learners, we are also able to assist with training needs for staff. These qualifications can be studied through our partnership with Curriculum and Quality Solutions (CQS):

Gateway Qualifications Level 2 Award in Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People

Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Award in E-Safety