Level 2 Certificate in 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. 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.


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.
  • Key Information

    Course Length 8-12 weeks
    average course length
    Awarding Body TQUK
    Course Level Level 2
    Funding Fully Funded
    Learning Method(s)

    Online learning
    materials with
    online assessment






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