This qualification will increase your knowledge and awareness of children and young people’s mental health.
By completing the qualification, you will develop knowledge of mental health in children and young people which supports progression onto further qualifications and into relevant employment in the health and social care or education sectors.
This course is completed via distance learning, allowing you the flexibility of studying in your own time. There are a range of teaching materials that you will work your way through and at the end of each section you will complete a small assessment. The course is divided into small sections so that you can complete parts of the course even if you have a short amount of time.
Please note: it is recommended that you complete the Level 1 in Mental Health Awareness course prior to enrolment.
If you are aged 19 and over you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to free or reduced course fees. You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment. To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.
Jo has worked in the childcare industry for 10 years, as a private nanny and a nursery manager, before attending university to train as a teacher. She specialises in Understanding Autism, and her teaching comes from current literature and her own story within this subject. Jo has also completed a Masters degree in Childhood and Early Years and her work on Forest Schools has been published in the International Journal of Play. She is a lecturer on the Early Years degree, a teacher in South Devon High School, and is the programme coordinator for the adult courses in Early Years, Autism and Forest School.Jo Button
We have courses to suit everyone so if you haven’t found exactly what you’re looking for yet, we recommend you take a look at the following courses. We’ve selected these for you based on your interests.
At South Devon College, we offer a wide range of adult education courses and qualifications, so whatever you want to do, you can achieve it with us. The only question is how far do you want to go?
With so many courses available, we understand that finding the right one for you isn’t always easy. Our Helpzone team offer dedicated careers advice and are open all year round. Drop in or call us if you would like to have a chat about your options.
If the idea of cost is holding you back from committing to a course, there is a wide range of financial support available for adults to help fund your studies with us.