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Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health — Level 2 Certificate

Health and Social Care

Course ID: 164131

Course Year: 21/22

Course Details

  • You'll work independently with access to full support from teaching staff.
  • Flexible course, complete in your own time for up to 6 months.
  • Distant learning qualification, study from home and in your own time.
  • Gain access to higher level study or to other related qualifications in this field.
  • CACHE / NCFE Level 2 Certificate.
  • Make a real difference in your future career path.

What to expect from the course


CACHE / NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health

Why study with us?

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

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Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

Level 3 Mental Health qualification and other related level 3 health and early years qualifications.

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Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

This course is open to learners aged 19+ and who have a general good level of reading and writing skills whilst also working independently.

The course is a distance learning qualification, therefore no attendance to complete is necessary. The course can be completed either through a digital platform or alternatively through physical booklet resources - a reading resource and answer booklets. You are given up to six months to complete, but it can also be completed in a shorter time-frame. You will automatically be assigned to an assessor who will mark the work and provide feedback where necessary to aid your progression and completion.

If you are unsure of the entry requirements, or if you don't meet the criteria, please contact our Careers Advice and Guidance team who will be happy to help you find the best option for you. Email or call 0151 252 3607.


Contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at for more information.

Fee for21/22 is 0.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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