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Understanding Children & Young People’s Mental Health (NCFE Level 2 Certificate) — Part-time

Course outline

This course is perfect if you work with children or young people in any capacity and you are interested in learning about mental health in general and looking for strategies to support positive mental health.

You will learn about Mental health in context, understand which factors can impact on mental health and learn about our young people’s mental health concerns.

You will gain new tools and understanding regarding supporting young people with Mental Health worries.

You can expect to learn about strategies to support positive mental health through discussion, reflection, modelling and taking part in group activities.

How to apply for this course

Apply now and if you need to pay any course fees, or provide evidence if you wish to claim a fee reduction, we will contact you to let you know how to do this.

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Location Date / time
111 Canal Street

Start: Thursday 4th January 2024

End: Thursday 7th March 2024

Time: 4:30pm - 7:30pm

Course code: C047613 / Q047614


NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children & Young People's Mental Health

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

You must be aged 19+ and have Level 1 Functional Skills in English or equivalent.

Teaching & assessment

You will be assessed through a variety of methods which may include, written essays, presentations, posters, discussions and case studies.


At the end of this course you could widen your knowledge on working with young people by undertaking another Level 2 course on behaviour that challenges, supporting young people with Autism or counselling skills. You may also progress onto a Level 3 Mental Health qualification.