Safeguarding is the overarching term used to describe the protection of health, well-being and human rights of individuals. Under legislation, all parties involved in an apprenticeship must take reasonable action to minimise risks to apprentices, identify risks where there are vulnerable individuals and take appropriate action.
Many areas are considered to fall under the definition of safeguarding such as:
Section 26 of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 places a duty on certain bodies, to have “due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism”. As a Training Organisation, The AMRC Training Centre has a duty to comply with Prevent.
There is no single way of identifying who is likely to be vulnerable to being drawn into terrorism. Factors that have a bearing on someone becoming vulnerable may include:
The process by which a person comes to support terrorism and forms of extremism leading to terrorism
The Government has defined extremism in the Prevent Duty as:
“Vocal or active opposition to fundamental British values, including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of different faiths and beliefs. We also include in our definition of extremism calls for the death of members of our armed services”.
An important part of Prevent is the promotion of British Values. These are the norms that shape our society and which are enshrined in law, through legislation such as the Equality Act 2010. British Values are described as:
All employers with apprentices or students on placement should exemplify British values through their behaviour and practice with students, colleagues and other people they interact with through their work. This includes:
As an education training provider, it is the AMRC Training Centres duty to ensure:
If you are concerned about personal safety contact the police 999 or 101 or
Anti-Terrorist Hotline 0800 789 321
Crime Stoppers 0800 555 111
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