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


Entry Requirements

Please contact our Distance Learning team in the first instance should you wish to express your interest in this or any of our Distance Learning courses.

Email distancelearning@darlington.ac.uk or telephone the team directly on 01325 503126

All Level 2 Distance Learning courses are funded if you are 19+ years old by 31st August 2021 AND you already hold a full and relevant level 2 qualification (or above).

If you have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification please contact the Distance Learning Team to discuss alternative payment methods.

What's Involved

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.

This course is split into four

manageable units:

This course is split into four manageable units:

Unit 1: Understand the principles of mental health concerns in the context of children and young people

Unit 2: Legislation and best practice relating to children and young people’s mental health

Unit 3: Living with childhood mental health conditions

Unit 4: Understand how to minimise the risk of mental health concerns in children and young people

Unit 5: Understand causes and diagnosis of mental health concerns in children and young people

Course modules could be subject to change. You will be made aware of any amendments to the programme prior to enrolment.

Course Assessment Method

Online assessments.

What's Next

Gain a nationally recognised qualification to assist you in your chosen career pathway.

Course Information
Qualification Type: Certificate in Understanding Children and YoungPeople's Mental Health (RQF)
Level: Level 2
Awarding Body: Training Qualifications UK
Academic Year: 21/22
Start Date: August 2021

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