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

Would any of your employees benefit from completing a children’s mental health course?

This qualification will increase your employees’ knowledge and awareness of children and young people’s mental health and covers a range of mental health conditions, including depression, stress and anxiety.

Upon completion of this children’s mental health course, your employees could progress on to study the Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health.


Unit 1: Understand children and young people’s mental health in context

In this unit your employees will be introduced to the concept of mental health, the legislation and guidance that applies to children and young people’s mental health, and how society views mental health.

Unit 2: Understand factors which may affect children and young people’s mental health

Within this unit your employees will cover risk factors which may affect the well-being of children and young people, the potential effects of puberty and developmental changes on mental health, and how abuse or bullying may affect the mental health of children or young people.

Unit 3: Understand children and young people’s mental health concerns

Your employees will learn about behaviour that is associated with mental health concerns in children and young people, stress, anxiety and depression in children and young people, and about specific mental health conditions that children and young people may experience.

Unit 4: Understand the impact of children and young people’s mental health concerns

This unit will introduce your employees to the impact mental health concerns can have on children and young people and the impact these concerns can have on others, as well as the importance of being diagnosed with a mental health problem.

Unit 5: Understand how to support children and young people with mental health concerns

In this unit, your employees will look at person-centred approaches to supporting children and young people with mental health concerns, how to promote mental well-being in children and young people, and services and treatments involved with children and young people’s mental health.

The benefits of this course include:

  • You will see improved staff retention
  • Employees will achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
  • Employees can learn from their own homes, in their own time
  • Employees get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • Employees will receive subject-specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries
  • Funding available – speak to one of our team for more information and to see if your staff are eligible.
  • Full cost Direct debit Fully funded
    £299 Initial payment of £29.90, 3 monthly payments of £89.70 To be eligible you must:
  • Be 19 or over as of 31st August 2017
  • Have lived in the European Union for the past three years
  • Not be a current learner with The Skills Network or another provider
  • Learners must reside in England or Scotland
  • NOT have done the course of interest before.
  • Key Information

    Funding Fully Funded
    (Subject to eligibility)
    Full Cost Price £299.00
    Course Length 8-12 weeks
    average course length
    Awarding Body TQUK
    Learning Method(s)

    Paper based
    learning materials
    with online assessment

    Paper based
    learning materials and
    paper based assessment

    Direct Debit



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