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Entry 3 Award in Fundamental British Values and the Principles of Prevent

The purpose of this qualification is to develop learners’ knowledge, understanding and skills to enable them to uphold British Values in their current role.  Written with the latest guidance in mind, this qualification provides learners with the fundamental knowledge of British values, democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs.

It also covers the principles of Prevent, which is the Government counter-terrorism strategy to stop people becoming radicalised, involved in violent extremism, or supporting terrorism, in all its forms.

Key Information

  • Course Level

    Entry Level 3

  • Delivery


    Distance / Online

  • Duration

    2 Weeks

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Topics covered:

  • Fundamental British values
  • Concepts of extremism, radicalisation and terrorism
  • The impact of extremism on both local communities and the nation
  • How to identify the warning signs of radicalisation
  • How to keep yourself safe

Portfolio of Evidence

This qualification is internally assessed and internally quality assured by Centre staff and externally quality assured by Highfields External Quality Assurance Consultants (EQACs).

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification, however you must:

  • Currently live in England
  • Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study
  • be aged 19+
  • Not be on an apprenticeship

On successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their development by undertaking one of the following qualifications:

  • Qualifications in counterterrorism or security
  • Any apprenticeship

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees


Fully Funded.


Apply or enquire about this course

Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.


Apply online Make an enquiry Call 0800 358 7575

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

Visit our International pages for more information and contact details