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Qualification: Certificate Understanding Children’s and Young People’s Mental Health Level 2 (Adult)
Weekly hours: Part time
Location: Distance learning

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

This course covers a range of aspects regarding children and young people's mental health.

As a distance learning course, you will be able to complete this course around your own schedule and gain a full accredited qualification. This is a part time, adult course.

By completing this course, you will gain knowledge in:

  • children and young people’s mental health in context
  • mental health problems commonly associated with children and young people
  • the impact of mental ill-health on children and young people
  • support available to maintain mental wellbeing in children and young people.

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is suitable for anyone who has an interest in Mental Health and wants to further develop their knowledge. This qualification is recognised in both Early Years and Health and Social Care settings as a valuable form of professional development.

What qualifications do I need?

There are no formal qualifications required to undertake this course however, a previous level 1 would be useful.


This course comprises of 5 units, that are submitted to your tutor via email. You will receive support and guidance with an assigned tutor to direct you through the assessment process.

Additional information & costs

This course may be free to those who are 19+ and are unemployed or on a low income. To find out more about eligibility for this, click on the More Information button below.

Apply for a place on this course

Starting February 2022

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Maison Dieu Road
Dover, Kent
CT16 1DH

01304 244332