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

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Around 45 per cent of young children experience bullying before they are 18 years old. This course will help you to address the issue sensitively, professionally and effectively. During the qualification you will get a comprehensive overview of the definition of both bullying and cyberbullying, learn to recognise when bullying is taking place and identify how to take action to stop it. It will cover legislation that relates to bullying, the effects of bullying on children and young people, and various actions to take.

Course Information

This nationally-recognised qualification is delivered via distance learning, allowing you to choose when and where you study. Coursework will be completed using the online portfolio and marked by a qualified assessor, who will provide developmental feedback and overall grade.

Study Type: Fully online with tutor support

Fee: Free for 19+. Funding available through the learning aims database for 24+.


Units / Modules

Unit 1: 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

Unit 2: 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

Unit 3: 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

Unit 4: Understand government guidelines for bullying

  • The Equality Act 2010
  • Government and Ofsted guidance on tackling bullying
  • Policies and procedures for bullying

Entry Requirements

Ability to self-motivate and work independently. Access to the internet and computer to enable completion of coursework. Basic IT skills.

Career Progression

CPD for those working in the relevant sectors. Progression to one of our other nationally recognised Level 2 courses.

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Course Details


4 months (approx 102 hours total)

Study Type

Full time

Course Code


Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Childhood & Education

Leeds City College
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