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Distance Learning
  • childcare
  • distancelearning
  • mentalhealth

Useful Information

  • Mode of study:

    Distance Learning

  • Level:


  • Duration:

    8-12 weeks average course length

  • Awarding/validation body:


Course Overview

This qualification will develop learners’ understanding of bullying including, how to recognise that bullying is taking place and how to take action to stop it. This qualification covers the definitions of bullying and cyber bullying, legislation that relates to bullying, the effects of bullying on children and young people and how to act when bullying is identified.

Please note: The course focuses entirely on children and young people and is not relevant to anyone interested in an awareness of bullying in adults.

Course Highlights

Unit 1: Principles of bullying

·  Section 1: What is meant by bullying

·  Section 2: Key features of what behaviour is considered bullying

·  Section 3: What is meant by cyber bullying

·  Section 4: Bullying in context

·  Section 5: The short and long-term effects of bullying

· Section 6: Discrimination.


Unit 2: Recognising bullying in children and young people

·  Section 1: Individuals who may be at risk of bullying

·  Section 2: The signs that a child or young person may be being bullied

·  Section 3: Why children or young people bully


Unit 3: Action to be taken when a child or young person is being bullied

·  Section 1: How to support a child or young person who is being bullied

· Section 2: How to approach the potential bully.


Unit 4: Understand government guidelines for bullying

·  Section 1: The Equality Act 2010

·  Section 2: Government and Ofsted guidance on tackling bullying

· Section 3: Policies and procedures for bullying.



Career Opportunities & Further Study

Possibility of getting in a higher level distance learning course in a similar field


Online learning materials with online assessment

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course; however, learners should have a minimum of level one in literacy or equivalent.

Our Level 1 and 2 distance learning courses are free if eligible for government funding if you meet the following criteria:

  • Must be aged 19 and over as of 31/08/19
  • If aged 19-23, you must hold a full Level 2 qualification or above (five GCSEs/O Levels grade A-C/9-4, two or three AS Levels, one A Level, NVQ Level 2, First Certificate or Principle of Learning Level 2). If aged 24+ no qualifications are required.
  • A resident in the UK for the last 3 years
  • Not enrolled in any other distance learning course with us




How To Apply

Use the below link to apply for the above course.