NCFE Children and Young People’s Mental Health Level 2: Online

Course overview

This course is fully online, students must have use of a laptop to complete this course.

Mental health problems affect around 1 in 10 children and young people. These issues include depression, anxiety and conduct disorder and can often be a direct response to occurrences in their lives. Emotional wellbeing is just as important as a child’s mental health, therefore it is important for those working with children and young people to have a good understanding of the concepts, risk factors and impact of mental health.

  • Understand children and young people’s mental health in context
  • Understand factors which may affect children and young people’s mental health
  • Understand children and young people’s mental health concerns
  • Understand the impact of children and young people’s mental health concerns
  • Understand how to support children and young people with mental health concerns

This is a fully online self-directed, independent study course with tutor support and guidance.

  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
  • Evidence your competency to employers
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Gain an understanding of risk factors which may affect the mental wellbeing of children and young people
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college
  • Aged 19+
  • Live in England
  • Been in the EU for three years for purposes other than study (and able to provide documentation)
  • Not currently enrolled on an apprenticeship
  • Not completed any part of the course before
  • If aged 19-23 must have a level 2 qualification

You could progress to one of the following courses:

  • NCFE Principles of Dementia Care Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Autism Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Safe Handling of Medication Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Children and Young People’s Mental Health Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Awareness of Mental Health Problems Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Climate Change and Environmental Awareness Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Behaviour that Challenges Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Nutrition and Health Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Principles of Business Administration Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Counselling Skills Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Personal Care Needs Level 2: Online
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  • Flexible start - 31 July 2022
  • 12 Weeks
    • Free
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  • Flexible start - 31 July 2023
  • 12 Weeks
    • TBC

      Fees TBC

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