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Certificate, Level 2

Awareness of Bullying in Children and Young People

This qualification aims to develop the understanding of bullying, including how you can recognise if bullying is taking place and how to take action to stop it. This qualification covers the definition of bullying and cyberbullying, looking into the legislation relating to bullying, the effects of bullying on children and young people and how to act when bullying has been identified.

Completion within 10 weeks, although early completion is achievable

Benefits of Study:

  • No need to attend college, work from home at a pace that suits you
  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Available at no cost
  • Receive support and guidance from a dedicated team of qualified assessors/tutors
  • Study will enhance your personal and professional skills

The student will learn through the support of relevant materials for the course, with a knowledgeable tutor providing advice and guidance on the course content.


  • Principles of bullying
  • Recognising bullying in children and young people
  • Action to be taken when a child and young person is being bullied
  • Understand government guidelines for bullying

You may wish to complete further distance learning courses in: Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health or Understanding Distressed Behaviour in Children. You may also be interested in completing a childcare apprenticeship.

No specific entry requirements, however good written English is desirable.

The course is delivered via distance learning, supported by a range of interactive online resources. Work is assessed by the tutor throughout the course from induction to completion.