Childcare and Teacher Training

CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

The course runs twice a year, with courses starting in September and January. This course runs for 10 weeks.

Entry requirements

You should be at least 19 years old. We do not set any other entry requirements.

You will achieve

Level 2 certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health.

Course overview

The purpose of this qualification is to increase your knowledge and awareness of children and young people’s mental health.

By completing the qualification, you will develop your 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

 

Course content

You must complete all of the mandatory units:

• 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

Your qualification will be assessed through the building of a portfolio of evidence; this could take the form of written assessments, presentations, group work.

You will need to provide your own stationery including pen, paper, folders and a USB stick.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
Barnsley
S70 2AX

We offer a range of other 10-week courses which you can progress onto, including a Level 2 certificate in Safeguarding and Prevent. We also offer Level 3 courses in Childcare and Education Professions which you could progress onto including Supporting Teaching and Learning, Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator) and the all-new Childcare T Level (Technical qualification).

How much does the course cost?

This course can be studied at no cost to the student.

CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health

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