Safeguarding and Prevent

We are trusted by the Government to work within this sensitive area and are funded to support practitioners, leaders, organisations and employers, as well as provide resources for learners.

Forums and Webinars

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) is hosted two forums and three webinars in February and March 2021 for those responsible for Safeguarding and Prevent in Further Education and Training Sector.

Forum One was delivered on 4 February and focused on Resilience and Vulnerability. Forum Two took place on 10 March with a focus on Digital Safety.

We are planning further Forums and Webinars. Information about these including topics and dates will be released shortly. Please come back and check this page for updates.

ETF Prevent for FE and training website

The dedicated Prevent for FE and training website provides a range of resources to support employer providers, ITPs, colleges and adult education in engaging with the Prevent duty and ensuring that they are ready for Ofsted inspections.

Prevent duty awareness raising modules

Over 200,000 people have enrolled on our Prevent Duty awareness raising modules. There are eight modules tailored to the needs of people across the FE sector including apprenticeship providers and employer providers.

Explore Prevent Duty Awareness Raising modules

Side by Side: ETF learners

We have developed our Side by Side modules which have already been used by over 100,000 learners to raise awareness of the dangers of radicalisation and extremism to learners.

Check out Side by Side: ETF learners

Face-to-face training for providers

We also deliver face-to-face open access and bespoke in-house training in Prevent duty, British values, Safeguarding and Equality and Diversity for all staff and organisations across the sector, including employer and apprenticeship providers, ITPs, adult education and colleges that require further support.

Take a look at Face-to-face training for providers.

For further information including enquires about in-house training please visit our booking system or contact

Training for Designated Safeguarding Leads

Training designed to support Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs), Deputy Safeguarding Lead, Safeguarding Officer or Lead for the organisation. 

Learn more about training 

Joni Cunningham, Principal of Redbridge Institute of Adult Education speaks about how the ETF provided support for adopting the Prevent Duty: