Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health - Level 2
Course Code: SC2FE363
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The Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health is delivered as a 10-week programme, with 3 hours’ College attendance a week (6-9pm), term-time only. It is an introduction to the knowledge and awareness of children and young people’s mental health and is internally assessed using a range of methods including written assignments or tasks. This course allows you to develop specialist knowledge and understanding of children and young people’s mental health in context, of the mental health problems commonly associated with children and young people, the impact of mental ill-health on children and young people, and the various support available. This qualification will not only support employment opportunities, but also progression 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.
No previous training or experience is required for this programme but you must be at least 19.
If you are a year 11 student applying for this programme, we will compare your GCSE results with the minimum target grades set for you by your school. This will help us decide whether this is your most suitable programme of study. Other students, including those from outside the area, will have an opportunity to discuss their qualifications and experience to make sure they too are studying at the right level. For some programmes, we might need to observe you carrying out certain practical tasks before we can make you an offer.
Teaching and Learning Methods
You will attend College for a 3-hour session (6-9pm), weekly (term-time only) for 10 weeks. Within these sessions there will be tutor delivery, question and answers, discussion, observation, group work tasks and individual tasks. It is expected that you will complete a minimum of three hours’ independent study each week outside of the class to complete your assignments.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
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.
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