Level 2 Certificate Understanding Mental Health in Early Years
Health & Social Care
Adult Further Education
What is the course about?
This qualification is suitable for those who wish to understand mental health in young children in the early years (from birth to 5 years old) and the role of the Early Years Practitioner to support children’s mental health and wellbeing.
Why should I choose the course?
By completing the qualification, you will develop knowledge which would support progression to further qualifications and into relevant employment in the health and social care or education sectors.
You will be taught by qualified teachers who have experience working with children in the early years sector.
What will I learn?
There are 3 units that must be completed to achieve the qualification these are:
- Understand mental health for young children in the early years
- Understand the significance of attachment and adverse childhood experiences for young children in the early years
- Understand the role of the Early Years Practitioner supporting mental health and wellbeing for young children in the early years
You will be assessed through a portfolio of evidence.
What will the course lead on to?
Through achieving this qualification, learners will develop knowledge which would support progression to further qualifications and into relevant employment in the health and social care or education sectors.
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:
- Level 2 Certificate Understanding Working in the Health Sector
- Level 3 Certificate Understanding Mental Health
- Level 3 Certificate Working in the Health Sector
- Level 3 Diploma Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator)
- Level 3 Technical Diploma Early Years Education and Care (Early Years Educator)
- Apprenticeships in Health and Social Care.
Are there any links with industry and university?
As part of the Health & Social Care Academy we have valuable industry links within the community and with universities. These links provide opportunities to go out on industry placement to further develop your skills should you choose to complete further qualifications with us.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support
Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/financial-support
Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
This course will be delivered by our expert childcare and education lecturers who all have industry experience. Warrington campus hosts a wide range of resources to help to bring your studies to life in our very own simulation ward, dementia flat and nursery set up.
What are my funding options?
For further information on funding please contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please complete this form if you would like any other information about this course
Other similar courses
These courses may be more suited to your interests or needs