Study Type
Part Time
Study Level
Level 2
Start Date:
On demand
Duration
To be confirmed

Course Sheets

Entry requirements
Who the course is for

Distance learning courses are suitable for people who like to learn independently. You are able to set your own pace of study, within a certain timeframe, and choose where and when you want to. Distance learning is popular with those that want to gain

What the interview will involve

Not required

What you will learn

This course is split into five manageable 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
How you will learn

You will self-study using college resources – online or with workbooks (course dependent).

Fees

Our level 2 courses are free *(if you are 19-24 years old you must have a full level 2 qualification already to be eligible for free funding. More eligibility criteria apply). Contact us if you need more information on funding.

Failure to complete the course will incur an admin cost.

Qualifications you will get

Level 2 Certificate

Additional information
One in ten children have a diagnosable mental health condition, and 75% of mental health problems have begun by the age of 24. Mental ill health can affect a young person in every area of their life, including family, school, friendships, the workplace and the wider world. Mental ill health can be worsened by negative stereotypes and stigma from the media who portray mental illness as shameful and dangerous. This course will equip learners with a detailed understanding of mental health conditions including depression and anxiety, the legislation and guidance surrounding mental health, risk factors that may affect mental well-being and how to build resilience against these, and the impact mental health concerns may have on young people and others.
Alternatively, email info@iwcollege.ac.uk with the subject title of your chosen course, followed by ‘info’ to receive further information. i.e. ‘Science T Level info’.

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