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Childcare & Early Years Education

NCFE CACHE Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health Certificate - N108

12 Quays Part Time Level 2 Duration 34 weeks

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The aim of this qualification is to increase the learner's knowledge and awareness of children and young people's mental health. By completing the qualification, learners will develop knowledge of mental health in children and young people which would support progression onto further qualifications and into relevant employment in the health and social care or education sectors.

In this qualification, children and young people refers to an age range of 5 to 18 years old.

This is a knowledge-only qualification, therefore, work experience is not mandatory, however experience of working with children and young people would be valuable.

Course Details

5 Mandatory units exploring children and young people's 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
Entry Guidelines

Relevant Level 1 qualification or 3 GCSEs at Grade 3/D including English Language.

GCSE in maths & English grade D/3 or above, or level 1 Functional Skills

Experience of working with children and young people.

Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and reference from your last place of education or training.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Assessment Method

To achieve this qualification, learners are required to successfully complete all 5 mandatory units. All units will be individually internally assessed using a range of methods.

Additional Information

There maybe funding available depending on circumtances

Where can I progress to?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • Level 2 Workbased Introduction to Early Years Care and Education N093
  • Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools N059
  • Level 2 Playwork Diploma N058

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Starting 7th September 2020 - Ending - 21st June 2021

REF N108M001

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £750.00

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are aged 19+ and are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £18,135 annual gross salary. If you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.


Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 17:00 — 20:00 12 Quays

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