Level 2 Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health
The aim of the Level 2 Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health 12 week qualification is to increase the learner’s knowledge and awareness of children and young people’s mental health. By completing the qualification, learners will develop knowledge of mental health in children and young people which would support progression onto further qualifications and into relevant employment in the health and social care or education sectors.
This course is currently being subsidised by the college and is, therefore, free of charge at present UNLESS you fail to complete it; in which case you will be liable to pay £85 to cover the cost of materials and administration plus any registration costs that may have been incurred.
Unit 1 Understand children and young people’s mental health in context
Unit 2 Understand factors which may affect children and young people’s mental health
Unit 3 Understand children and young people’s mental health concerns
Unit 4 Understand the impact of children and young people’s mental health concerns
Unit 5 Understand how to support children and young people with mental health concerns
Although there are no formal entry requirements for this course due to the nature and course delivery of distance learning we require all applicants to hold a minimum of English literacy level 1 (or equivalent).
If you are unsure of your level of literacy please read the attached instructions to undertake a literacy assessment on line. This will take no longer than 20 minutes to complete. Instructions are available here, and more information can be found at www.learnmyway.com.
Each candidate is required to give written responses to questions in a work booklet, either handwritten answers or completion of the assessment booklet using an electronic template which can be provided.
Courses are only free to people who have lived in England for the past 3 yrs, are aged 19 years or over and are not currently accessing any other government funded training.
Please note there is a non-completion fee of £85 if you have to be withdrawn from the course.