Children and Young People's Mental Health - Level 2

Course Code: SE1FE380

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Start DateLocationDuration
01/09/2020Bispham Campus1 YearApply

Course Overview

Studying this qualification will increase your knowledge and awareness of children and young people’s mental health. 

By completing the qualification, you will develop knowledge 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
  • support available to maintain mental wellbeing in children and young people. 

Entry Requirements

You will need a good standard of English and maths and a clear interest in understanding the mental health of children and young people. 

Qualification Obtained

Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health

Essential Skills – English and Maths

If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won’t delay your career journey because you’re working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject.

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

This is a full-time course, involving 3 days a week spent at College. You will also be provided with work experience in a relevant setting, which you can either complete during college time or independently on your study day. We will also expect you to spend 3 hours a week on independent learning.

At College, teaching is delivered in groups and supported by group activities and discussions. One-to-one support is also provided to help with completing written assignments.

When you start the course we will assign you a progress tutor who will support you throughout your time here.

Their role is to help you in setting academic and personal targets, identifying career plans, developing employability skills and monitoring your progress to make sure you realise your full potential.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of further 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

Students who are 18 or under and resident in the EU pay no course fees. Read our tuition fees guide for students 19 and over.

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

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