Thurrock Local Safeguarding Children Partnership

Radicalisation and Extremism

Course Description

Safeguarding anyone against radicalisation and extremism is an extremely important responsibility.  It is crucial that anyone working with vulnerable children, young people or adults are able to recognise the signs and symptoms of potential radicalisation.

This training course will help learners to understand various forms of radicalisation and extremism and how it can be recognised and countered.  This course also looks into further steps and organisations to contact if they suspect someone is being radicalised.

This is a wide-ranging course covering radicalisation and extremism.  It explores how some people become vulnerable to it and how this can potentially lead to terrorism, how to counter this and actions you can take.  It also details government initiatives and legislation.

Topics covered in this prevent extremism training include:-

  • Extremism, radicalisation and terrorism, and the differences between them
  • Sources and types of terrorism threats
  • How the radicalisation process happens
  • Risk factors and how to identify people vulnerable to radicalisation
  • Government strategies, including CONTEST, Channel and Prevent
  • UK legislation and actions to reduce acts of terrorism
  • Actions you can take

Case studies and videos are used to illustrate the information in the prevent radicalisation training course, and there are also challenges to check your knowledge of the information covered at each stage of the learning.

Who is it for?

Roles including:

  • Teachers
  • Teaching assistants
  • Care workers
  • Social workers
  • Safeguarding teams
  • University staff
  • HR workers


This course takes approximately one to 2 hours to complete.

Please note that whilst this e-learning course is free, failure to complete within 30 days of allocation will result in a £15 charge.

To register for this course, please click here

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