Understanding Children & Young People’s Mental Health

Distance Learning Level 2 Certificate

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Availability & Details

Understanding Children & Young People's Mental Health - Level 2 - Distance Learning Havant - Skills Network HD-UCYP2C-G(2123)001

Venue
Online

Type of study
Adult Learning, Online Learning, Part Time

Dates
01-Aug-2021 - 31-Jul-2023 (weeks)

Examination board
NCFE CACHE
Fees
Course Full Fee £668.00
Exam Full Fee £56.00
Course Fully-Funded £0.00
Exam Fully-Funded £0.00
Exam Co-Funded Fee £56.00
Course Co-Funded Fee £306.00

Overview

The purpose of this qualification is to increase your knowledge and awareness of children and young people's mental health. By completing the qualification, you will develop knowledge of mental health problems commonly associated with children and young people, the impact of mental ill-health on children and young people and the support available to maintain mental wellbeing in children and young people. Ideal for those wishing to work in a school or college environment or any roles dealing with children and young people.

As all employers are now looking to recruit people who already hold a Level 2 Certificate in English and Mathematics (e.g. GCSE grade C/4 or above), a requirement for the course is that you have a minimum of Level 1 in English or be prepared to sit an English assessment to establish your current levels. Please discuss any queries regarding your Mathematics and English because all applications will be considered on an individual basis.

On this 12 week online course, you will study the following units:

  1. Understand children and young people's mental health
  2. Understand factors which may affect children and young people's mental health
  3. Understand children and young people's mental health concerns
  4. Understand the impact of children and young people's mental health concerns
  5. Understand how to support children and young people with mental health

You will be assessed on a portfolio of work that you will build as you progress through the units. There is no exam.

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to a Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health, Level 3 Award in the Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce (England) or Level 3 Award/Certificate/Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning.


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