Course Code: SC1FE418 Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences - Level 2 Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration / Fees 06 Jun 2023 Bispham Campus 6 Weeks / £811 Apply now 19 Sep 2023 Bispham Campus 12 Weeks / £811 Apply now 11 Jan 2024 Bispham Campus 12 Weeks / £811 Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? How will I be assessed? Key information Where could this course take me? Course SummaryAdverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are traumatic events occurring before age 18. This includes all types of abuse and neglect as well as parental mental illness, substance use, divorce, incarceration, and domestic violence. The qualification will help you to develop an understanding of adverse childhood experiences and will equip you with basic understanding of techniques for preventing and addressing adverse childhood experiences in practice. It is aimed at anyone working or wishing to work with children and young people including nursery staff, teachers, health/social workers across health and social care, children and young people, nursing, public services and education and training. It may also be of interest to those working in supportive roles with adults to understand the impact of their childhood experiences on them. The course is delivered onsite and runs over 12 weeks with scheduled contact time of a 3 hour class each week with a subject specialist course tutor who will guide you from the beginning to the completion of your qualification. Free or no upfront fees Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help you with your studies which could include having your course fees paid and additional help with living expenses. There's plenty of information available on our financial support page for 19+ learners. Find out how we can help Entry Requirements No previous training or experience is required for this programme but you must be over 19 year of age on the 31 August before the course start date. Qualification ObtainedCertificate in Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences Industry Placement and Field TripsThis is a knowledge-only qualification; there are no work placements and no field trips on this programme. Learning and Teaching MethodsThis course will be delivered onsite for a total of 3 hours a week for 12 weeks from the course start date. Within these sessions there will be tutor delivery, question and answer, discussion, group work tasks and individual tasks. It is expected that you will complete a minimum of 3 hours independent study, each week, outside of the class to complete the assessment tasks which take the form of electronic workbooks. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Assessment Methods Assessment is made following the completion of an electronic workbook for each unit which will be uploaded to an e-Portfolio Other Costs and Equipment NeededRegular access to IT is essential in order to complete the assessment tasks/electronic workbooks. All other equipment/resources you require for this course are provided by B&FC at no extra cost. Tuition Fees Read our tuition fees guide. Regulation and Accreditation Accrediting Institution: N/A Awarding Body: NCFE Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions for more information. Career Options and Progression This qualification provides specialist knowledge relevant to a wide range of roles within childcare, education and social care and would support employment of progressing to senior and more specialist positions.