Work based learners and the Prevent statutory duty

Guidance for further education (FE) providers in England with information on the Prevent duty, stopping young people from being drawn into terrorism.



This guidance is for:

  • FE colleges
  • skills providers within the FE sector, classed as specified authorities

It covers:

  • what the Prevent duty is
  • your safeguarding responsibilities
  • recommendations on recruitment, induction and ongoing assessment

Schools and childcare providers can also read the protecting children from radicalisation guidance.


Preventing extremism in schools and children's services

If you are concerned about extremism in a school or organisation that works with children, or if you think a child might be at risk of extremism, contact our helpline.

Open Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm (excluding bank holidays).

Published 5 October 2018