Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health - Level 2

Course Code: SC1FE380


Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration
10/01/2022Bispham Campus12 WeeksApply
27/04/2022Community Based12 WeeksApply

Course Overview

This qualification (NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health) will provide an introduction to the knowledge and awareness of children and young people’s mental health. This course allows you to develop specialist knowledge and understanding of children and young people’s mental health in context, mental health problems commonly associated with children and young people, the impact of mental ill-health on children and young people and support available to maintain mental wellbeing in children and young people. 

The course is delivered remotely and runs over 10 weeks with 4.5 hours of scheduled contact time each week. You will be assigned a subject specialist course tutor who will deliver the live scheduled sessions.

The tutor will also be available for weekly support and to guide you from the beginning to the completion of your qualification. Throughout the academic year both evening and daytime study options are available.

The qualification is internally assessed using a range of methods including written assignments or tasks

This qualification will not only support employment opportunities, but also the possibility of progressing on to the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health.

You may also wish to consider completing this course as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to support your current role. Expert tuition is delivered by our industry specialists on this programme, with access to continued online support to assist in completing your assignments.

Entry Requirements

No previous training or experience is required for this programme but you must be over 19 on the 31 August before the course start date.

Qualification Obtained

Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

This course will be delivered remotely with live lectures and support sessions schedule for a total of 4.5 hours a week for 10 consecutive 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 3.5 hours independent study, each week, outside of the class to complete the assessment tasks which take the form of electronic workbooks.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

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.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

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