Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Bullying in Children and Young People




Key Info:

Course Length: 4-12 weeks average course length

Awarding Body: TQUK E-Certificates upon achievement

Course Level: Level 2

Funding (Subject to availability): Funded

Learning Method(s): Online learning materials with online assessment


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This qualification will develop your 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.

This course is split into four manageable units:

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.

The benefits of this course include:

  • Learn from your own home, in your own time
  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
  • Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • Subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries
  • Funding available – speak to one of our team for more information and to see if you are eligible.