Forced Marriage and Honour-Based Violence

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This course will prepare you with the relevant and crucial knowledge that you need to know about forced marriage and honour-based violence. You will finish this course feeling confident that you have learnt everything that you know to be able to support and protect vulnerable people.

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Course Description

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All about this Forced Marriage course

Our forced marriage and honour-based violence course is suitable for professionals working in education, health care and social care. It is also suitable for airport and immigration staff, as well as those who work in a specific safeguarding role.

This course offers an in-depth view into both forced marriage and honour-based violence and on completion of the course you will feel more confident in all the relevant legislation, how to recgonise that someone is at risk and where to report concerns. You will also learn tips on how to look after your mental health while supporting people who have been subject to violence.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Covers all required legislation and practices
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to forced marriage and honour-based violence – In our first unit you will be introduced what forced marriage and honour-based violence is, you will then look at statistics relating to each. The unit will finish by exploring a real life case study relating to honour-based violence.
  • Unit 2 – Violence, abuse and its effects – Next you will explore some of the forms of honour-based violence in more detail, you will then consider what the signs and behaviours are that may indicate that abuse is taking place. The unit will then move onto looking at how forced marriage and honour-based violence are linked. The unit will finish by providing an insight into real life quotes from survivors.
  • Unit 3 -How to recognise that someone is at risk – Here you will be introduced to some ideas about why individuals may be forced into marriage. You will then look at the indicators that someone is at risk of forced marriage or is already in one. The unit will then end by covering some of the legislation relating to forced marriage.
  • Unit 4 – Multi Agency Roles – In this unit you will explore what multi-agency working is and what it helps enable to happen. You will the look at each agency that could be involved and what their role is.
  • Unit 5 – The effects that forced marriage and honour-based violence can have on victims – In this unit you will consider the impact of forced marriage and honour-based violence. You will be introduced to what is meant by the ‘one chance’ rule and how you can apply it.
  • Unit 6 – Support for Staff – In our final unit you will consider the impacts that working with people who have been subject to violence can have on professionals. You will then look at what professional burnout is. The unit will finish by looking at positive self-coping strategies that you can use.
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“The learner is able to take a break and go back to the training at any time. The certificate is easy to download and a printed version is also posted to the learner. The quiz at the end really tests the learner’s knowledge to evidence they have learnt what is expected.”

Sophie Aiken

HR Manager
KASBAH Supported Housing

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Forced Marriage and Honour-Based Violence course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Forced Marriage and Honour-Based Violence course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Forced Marriage and Honour-Based Violence course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Forced Marriage and Honour Based Violence
Forced Marriage and Honour-Based Violence
£20 + VAT