Preventing Radicalisation & Extremism

Preventing Radicalisation and Extremism
£ 20 +VAT

This Preventing Radicalisation and Extremism course gives you a clear and concise overview of the Prevent duty and the UK's Counter-Terrorism legislation in a no-nonsense way. You'll look at radicalisation and extremism in the UK and gain a nuanced understanding of how a vulnerable person could be drawn into extremist thought or terrorist-related action.  

Packed full of real-life case studies, you'll become familiar with the pitfalls of Prevent and the times when it really makes a difference. These scenarios are included to increase your confidence about incorporating the duty into your job and knowing when it's appropriate to make a referral. 

This course was updated on 10/09/2020 to include relevant changes in Keeping Children Safe In Education (KCSIE) 2020 guidance.
  • Developed by professionals. 
  • Accredited by CPD 
  • Fully online course and assessment with no time limits 
  • Full audio voiceover 
  • Approximate duration: 1-2 hours 
  • On completion, certificate is posted the next working day

Who should take this course?

This course is perfect for those working in frontline sectors who have daily contact with potentially vulnerable people. If you work in the education sector, you have statutory Prevent duties and must show compliance, this course can be used to demonstrate due diligence.


CPD Approved

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit. 

This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 3 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.

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Course content

1Introduction In this introduction to Prevent, you'll explore the aims of the strategy, examine what extremism looks like in modern day Britain, discover the signs of radicalisation and learn how to offer support to someone in need.

Module two looks at the legislation behind the Prevent duty guiding you through the actions everyone needs to take to show compliance. This module also includes key legal definitions and examples of how to create action plans and risk assessments.

3Sector Specific Guidance

This module guides you through the expectations placed on specific sectors by the government and outlines what these sectors must do to show compliance with the duty.

4Prevent in Practice

The final module takes a close look at how Prevent has been implemented by frontline workers. You'll see when the strategy has worked, when it hasn't, and where you need to be wary when carrying out your safeguarding duties.

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Aims of the course

By the end of this course, learners will: 

  • Understand what radicalisation is. 
  • Recognise the signs of someone vulnerable to extremism. 
  • Know how to safeguard against extremist recruitment. 
  • Feel confident challenging extreme views wherever they appear. 
  • Know when it's appropriate to make a referral to Channel. 
  • Have a holistic understanding of the Prevent strategy and its aims. 
  • Understand what duties they have under Prevent. Recognise the potential risks of Prevent.


The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked ten multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 70%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

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