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Certificate in Awareness in Bullying in Children & Young People

Research has found that over half of children aged 11 to 16 have been bullied about their appearance, with 40% targeted at least once a week. With this in mind, it has become more important than ever to address the issue of bullying amongst children and young people. Bullying takes many forms – physical, verbal, and in more recent years as technology has developed, cyber bullying has increasingly become a problem.

This course aims to increase awareness of the types of bullying that can occur, what factors can create a bully, the legislation surrounding bullying, and how to help an individual who is being bullied.

The course focuses entirely on children and young people and does not relate to bullying in adults.

Units covered in this programme include:

Principles of bullying
– What is meant by bullying
– Key features of what behaviour is considered bullying
– What is meant by cyber bullying
– Bullying in context
– The short and long-term effects of bullying
– Discrimination.

Recognising bullying in children and young people
– Individuals who may be at risk of bullying
– The signs that a child or young person may be being bullied
– Why children or young people bully

Action to be taken when a child or young person is being bullied
– How to support a child or young person who is being bullied
– How to approach the potential bully.

Understand government guidelines for bullying
– The Equality Act 2010
– Government and Ofsted guidance on tackling bullying
– Policies and procedures for bullying.

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Anytime from Aug 2021 : Distance Learning : Part-time
Course Code : CMNX0013/21/AE
Level : Level 2
Duration : 12 Weeks

Cost : Free *

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Each unit is assessed through short answer questions of at least one paragraph. Assessments are completed online via our online assessment platform or you can request paper-based assessments that you will need to post back to us.

Entry Requirements

You must be over 19 and have been resident in the UK for at least three years.

Aged 19 – 23 must hold a full Level 2 qualification.

There are no specific entry requirements for this course. This is a knowledge-based qualification and therefore a good level of literacy, reading and writing is essential.


You can enrol onto other Level 2 subject specific qualifications or progress onto higher level courses.

Facilities and resources

This course is only available fully online (learning resources and assessments), you will need an internet enabled tablet or laptop to access the course.


Q: How long will this course take to complete?

A: This is a distance/home study course, so you can study at your own pace and at a time to suit you, within a 12 week period. A subject specialist tutor will be allocated to you and you can email them should you have any questions relating to your course.

Q: How much time will I need to spend on studying each week?

A: It is important that you can work independently and be dedicated to set time aside each week for your studies, we recommend that you allow a minimum of 8 to 10 hours a week. Remember that your study time counts towards your CPD – Continuing Professional Development.

Q: How much will this course cost?

A: There is no cost for this qualification. However, if you do not complete your course inside the agreed timescale without a valid reason there will be a charge of £125.

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Staring Date : 01/08/2021
Course Code : CMNX0013/21/AE Distance Learning Apply

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