CACHE Level 2 Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health

This course is delivered on a flexible online basis. The purpose of this qualification is to increase learner's knowledge and awareness of children and young people's mental health.

  • What will be studied

    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.

  • What are the entry requirements?

    No formal  entry requirements, preferably good levels of Maths, English and ICT.

    Learners must meet funding criteria for eligibility

  • Where does this course lead to?

    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.

  • What qualifications will be gained?

    Level 2 Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health

  • How will this course be delivered?

    This is a distance learning course, it is online flexible

  • How will I be assessed?

    You will complete assessment questions based on the workbook content which will be marked by your tutor/assessor. Knowledge tasks are set through the workbook, these will not be formally marked.

  • How to get a place?

    Apply online at

  • Other Information:

     Hours of study are flexible - learners should create a study timetable for themselves

  • Exam Board:


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