Free child mental health courses

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Children & Young People’s Mental Health

Nationally Recognised Qualification​

Free child mental health courses

Free Course Details

The free online course takes on average 6 weeks to complete.

This will depend on learner ability and can be completed faster.

The free course is 100% online. 

Study from anywhere, at any time!

The qualification is accredited by NCFE who are nationally recognised by qualification regulators.

To qualify for government funding you must be:

  • Currently live in England
  • Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study
  • Must be aged 19+ (19-23-year-olds must have hold a level 2 qualification prior attainment)
  • Must not be on an apprenticeship

Free Course Benefits

You will receive a nationally recognised level 2 qualification and accredited certificate on successful completion of this free course.

The online flexible learning means you can fit the free training around your schedule and learn from anywhere!

Your dedicated tutor will be assigned at the start of your course and will be available via email, text or phone call.

With new skills, knowledge and qualification you will be perfectly set up to boost your career and realise your full potential.

About this Free Online Course

Start our free online course to increase your knowledge and awareness of children and young people’s mental health.

You will learn about children and young people’s mental health in context, common mental health problems, the impact of mental ill-health, and the support available to maintain mental wellbeing.

The course is suitable for parents, carers or anyone who works with children and young people as well as anyone looking to improve their knowledge of mental health for personal or professional reasons.

Government funded course. Accredited by NCFE. Regulated by Ofqual.

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Free Course Units

Your free online course is split into manageable units.

No experience is needed for this qualification.

Unit 1

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Children and young people’s mental health in context

In this unit you will understand the concept of mental health.

An understanding of how society views mental health and how this has changed over time will also be investigated.

You will also understand the legislation in place to support children and young people’s mental health.

Unit 2

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Factors which may affect children and young people’s mental health

In this unit you will understand the risk factors that can affect children and young people’s mental health and how these can be mitigated.

You will also investigate how developmental changes and puberty can impact children and young people.

Unit 3

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Children and young people’s mental health concerns

In this unit you will understand behaviours displayed by children and young people which may indicate a mental health concern.

You will also investigate common mental health conditions that affect children and young people.

Unit 4

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The impact of children and young people’s mental health concerns

In this unit, you will investigate the impact of mental health concerns on children, young people, and others.

You will also understand the importance of diagnosis and the reasons why there may be a reluctance to seek a diagnosis.

Unit 5

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How to support children and young people with mental health concerns

In this unit, you will understand the support available for children and young people’s mental health.

They will investigate a person-centred approach, mental health promotion, and the services and treatment available.

There are no exams! 

You will complete assessment questions based on the skills and knowledge you have gained from the units.

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Expert Tutor Support

A tutor will be allocated who will support you throughout the free course and provide valuable feedback against your assessments. 

You will be able to discuss any queries or concerns via email, text or phone, whichever works best for you…

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When you successfully complete this free online course you will receive an accredited level 2 certificate.

The certificate proves you hold a qualification that is regulated by Ofqual, accredited by NCFE, and recognised by the government.

Employers in the UK regard such qualifications as extremely valuable. This will help you to progress in your chosen career and realise your full potential.

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Government Funded Online Course

Free Courses Online work with the very best training providers to offer adults in England the opportunity to gain lifelong skills via government-funded e-learning.

The funding is supplied by the Adult Education Budget (AEB). The AEB is a government-funded program that has been put in place to refresh skills, prepare adults for the workplace, and support career progression.

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    Your brand new skills, knowledge and qualification will allow you to open the door to the career that you want.

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FAQs

Yes! On successful completion of your free course you will receive your nationally recognised certificate in the post.

The certificate gives you the foundations to improve your job prospects.

All certificates are accredited by the awarding body NCFE, and regulated by Ofqual.

Funding is through the Adult Education Budget which is provided by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

The Adult Education Budget is a government-funded program that has been put in place to refresh skills, prepare adults for the workplace, and support career change.

To qualify for government funding you must be:

  • Currently live in England
  • Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study
  • Must be aged 19+ (19-23-year-olds must have hold a level 2 qualification prior attainment)
  • Must not be on an apprenticeship

The course is delivered online.

Study from anywhere, at any time!

The free online course takes on average 6 weeks to complete.

This will depend on learner ability and can be completed faster.

No, there are no exams!

All courses require you to complete assessment questions based on the knowledge you have just gained from the units.

You will need access to a computer and the internet.

The course can not be completed on a smartphone.

When you successfully complete this free online course you will receive an accredited level 2 certificate.

Employers in the UK regard such qualifications as extremely valuable. This will help you to progress in your chosen career and realise your full potential.

All qualifications are regulated by Ofqual and are the perfect way to boost any CV.

You can complete up to 5 courses in one year, however you can only do one at a time so you must finish one before moving onto the next.

Yes! The free course is a great way to improve your CV and get into work.

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