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

Highlights Include

• Distance learning study – 6 weeks duration
• Free to study
• Nationally recognised award
• Study materials offered online or in paper format


Duration: Flexible Start Date: Various Study Mode: Part-Time, Flexible, 0:00 - 0:00 Location: Off Site Activity (Distance Learning) Fees: 16 - 18 £
19 - 23 N/A
24+ N/A
Overseas £800.00

What does this course cover?

The Certificate in Children & Young People’s Mental Health comprises of 5 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.

Who is this course for?

This qualification is suitable for anyone looking to increase their knowledge of children and young people’s mental health.

What can I do after this course?

By undertaking this course, you will be able to further your own continuous professional development, which could support you in improving your career prospects. You can also progress on to further qualifications in education, social care or related subjects.

Why choose this course?

The purpose of this qualification is to increase learner’s knowledge and awareness of children and young people’s mental health.  These issues include depression, anxiety and conduct disorder.  The course aims to provide a good understanding of the concepts, risk factors and impact of mental health in children and young people.

Entry requirements

No formal academic qualifications are required to study this course. Learners must be aged 19+ and have lived in the EU for the past 3 years.

Course detail

How much will I have to study each week?

This qualification requires three to four hours of study each week using the distance learning workbooks.  In addition you will be required to successfully complete the tutor marked written assessments as evidence of achievement.


This course takes six weeks to complete.  You can start the course at any time of the year.

How will I be assessed?

The course requires two assessments to be completed and passed to achieve the qualification.

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