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Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health (FREE Distance Learning Course) - Level 2

Overview

This qualification develops learners’ knowledge and skills in the area of children and young people’s mental health.

The successful learner will understand the factors affecting mental health and a range of common conditions experienced by children and young people.

Start dates and fees

This course is currently free for adults aged 19 and over and living within an eligible postcode.  

Please note, if you fail to reach the end of the course, you may be subject to a £125 admin fee.

What will I study?

This course is made up of a series of mandatory units:

  • Legislation and best practice relating to children and young people’s mental health
  • Living with children with mental health conditions
  • Understand causes and diagnosis of mental health concerns in children and young people
  • Understand how to minimise the risk of mental health concerns in children and young people
  • Understand the principles of mental health concerns in the context of children and young people

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however learners should have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

 

How long is the course?

Total time to achieve this qualification is 135 hours.

Guided learning hours for this qualification is 106. These hours are made up of all contact time, guidance or supervision of a tutor.

Directed learning hours for this qualification is approximately 29 hours over the cycle of the programme.

Learners are expected to study and do aspects of their assessment portfolio in their own time.

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How will I be assessed?

The qualification is assessed by internally set and marked assessments subject to external quality assurance.

All learning outcomes and assessment criteria must be met to achieve a Pass – there is no grading.

What can I progress onto?

  • Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health Care
  • Level 3 Aware in the Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young Peoples Workforce

Careers

There isn't currently career information listed for this course.

How do I apply?

All you need to do is press the 'Sign up now' button below and fill in our online form.

We will then send you an electronic enrolment form to complete and return to us.

Once we have received your form, we'll send you details on how to access the online courses. It's that simple!

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