There are no fees for this course as the College has secured funding and has agreed to waive all fees. Therefore, there is no charge to either you (the employer) or you (the student).

Please note that when a student enrols on this course, they will be expected to complete the programme of study within the allocated timescales. Should a student not complete the course in full, they will be required to pay a fee to cover registration, administration fees and learning material costs.


Course Overview

The purpose of this qualification is to increase learner's knowledge and awareness of children and young people's mental health.

By completing the qualification, learners will develop knowledge of:

• children and young people's mental health in context

• mental health problems commonly associated with children and young people

• the impact of mental ill-health on children and young people

• support available to maintain mental wellbeing in children and young people.

Course Structure

Learners must achieve all of the mandatory units:

• Unit 01 Understand children and young people's mental health in context

• Unit 02 Understand factors which may affect children and young people's mental health

• Unit 03 Understand children and young people's mental health concerns

• Unit 04 Understand the impact of children and young people's mental health concerns

• Unit 05 Understand how to support children and young people with mental health concerns

Entry Requirements

You can apply to undertake this course by registering your interest with your employer (eg your line manager, training and development or personnel department). Employers can then register you by completing a standard Booking Form (terms and conditions apply), which can be provided on request. You can register as an individual and are asked to email us. Induction onto the course can be done in groups, on request, at your place of employment or via post or email. Once enrolled on the course, paper-based students will receive their course material in the post via recorded delivery (unless these have already been received at a group induction).

How Will I Learn?

You must complete all assessments in the agreed timescales and submit these for marking by our team of qualified tutors. If your course is paper-based these are sent to us in the post or can be typed up and emailed. If you are studying online these are submitted electronically direct to your tutor. Your tutor will then provide you with feedback along with advice and guidance to help you successfully complete the course. There is also support available from the office team.

Upon successful completion of two assessments you will be awarded the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Care and Management of Diabetes.

Skills You Will Develop

Ideal for any student who works or aims to work with children and young people refers to an age range of 5 to 18 years old.


Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

• Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

• Level 3 Award in the Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act 2005

• Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce (England)

• Level 3 Award/Certificate/Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning.

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Email: [email protected]

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 088349.
Email: [email protected]

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 088344
Email: [email protected]c.uk

For all other queries call 01274 088088

Tuition Fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our team.
Email: [email protected].