Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health (RQF)
Mental Health qualifications have now been set as ‘MANDATORY’ as of spring 2019 (Every Mind Matters) by our government within schools across the UK as stated by our Prime Minister (Please see new government release)
This qualification will allow you support and understand children and young people with mental health related difficulties across schools within the UK. It is recognised and regulated by Ofqual, accepted by Ofsted.
The TQUK LEVEL 2 Certificate in Understanding Children & Young People’s Mental Health (RQF) Qualification is to enable you to gain a recognised (RQF) qualification to support those with mental health difficulties.
As a staffing member working with children and young people, you are responsible for the safeguarding of each person and as such having an understanding in supporting children and young people with difficulties in mental health.
Team members work under the direction and supervision of the head teacher, in order to help promote effective learning and to support children suffering from Mental Health issues. For many years we have known this to be an area to work with and as a college we fully back and support the government’s decision to promote and assist with helping those with mental health difficulties.
The TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health (RQF) qualification is ideal for all members of staff, such as:
- Anyone working with children
- All staff within schools & colleges
- Anyone working with children in outside sporting clubs or activities alike
- Anyone wishing to make a difference to people’s lives
- Learner mentors
- Home school link workers
Who is it for?
Our TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health (RQF) Qualification course is designed for people who work with children & young people throughout the UK
- Understand the context of children and young people’s mental health
- Understand factor which may affect the mental health of children and young people
- Understand the mental health concerns of children and young people
- Understand the impact of mental health concerns on children and young people
- Understand how children and young people with mental health concerns can be supported
Qualification reference number – 603/3204/9
Credit Value – 16
Assessments are a great way of checking your progress allowing you to apply your understanding to real-world situations. Through the TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health (RQF) Qualification, you will be assessed by a series of written assignments, which are submitted to and marked by your tutor.
All assignments are set by TQUK. Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, a certificate of achievement will be awarded by TQUK, as confirmation that your written work has met all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the course.
Please note: There is no examination required for this course.
You will have access to a Tutor, via email, who will mark your work and guide you through the course to help you prepare for your assignments. You will be provided with all course materials in order to complete your TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health (RQF) Qualification in order to be guided through your course content. Full tutor support is offered throughout the course to ensure your learning outcomes are met to a satisfactory standard.
The guided study hours to complete your TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health (RQF) Qualification are an approximate figure and are dependent upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. You should allow enough time to complete assignments/ question papers to ensure satisfactory outcomes are met.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health (RQF) Qualification is: 160 hours.
You will have an initial 8 months in which to complete this qualification and after that you can extend for a further 4 months if required giving you a maximum time-scale of 12 months.
Our TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health (RQF) Qualification is openly available to anyone working with children in any area of life to ensure they are receiving the support they require and deserve.
- Students should have access to a computer and the internet throughout your study period.
- Learners should have basic PC skills in order to navigate our Support Portal
- You should be fully committed to your studies.
- Want to make a difference to those suffering from Mental Health Issues
- Must be aged 16 and over
The Certification fee for this qualification is £85.00 of which is only payable upon successful completion.