Awareness of Bullying in Children and Young People

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.


Fully-funded via the UK Government in the form of the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

  • Free online course


  • Course duration

    8-12 weeks average course length

  • Support

    Expert tutor support available

  • Learning Method

    Online learning materials with online assessment

  • Awarding body


Overview of Awareness of Bullying in Children and Young People

Qualification aims

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 units

To gain this qualification, learners must achieve the 4 mandatory units.

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.

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

Section 1: How to support a child or young person who is being bullied
Section 2: How to approach the potential bully.

Section 1: The Equality Act 2010
Section 2: Government and Ofsted guidance on tackling bullying
Section 3: Policies and procedures for bullying.

Get certified

Gain a nationally recognised level 2 accredited certificate.

Qualification benefits

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Been in the UK or EU for three years for purposes other than study.

19+ at the start of the academic year.

  • Not on an apprenticeship.
  • Not completed any part of the course before.
  • 19-23-year-olds must have a level 2 or higher prior to attainment.

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