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Certificate in Understanding Mental Health in the Early Years (Online)

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LOCATION & START DATE
Cornwall College St Austell - as required
LEVEL
Level 2 Levels Explained
DURATION
12 weeks
LEARNING AREA
Children, Schools & Families Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Distance Learning

Certificate in Understanding Mental Health in the Early Years (Online)

A child stands isolated in an urban setting The early years of childhood are critical for development. Learning the significance of attachment and adverse experiences during this time is important to understand children’s mental health. Children can be exposed to several traumatic experiences throughout their early years which can impact their mental health – and these experiences can contribute to mental health concerns in later life. Whether you are looking to begin work with young children, or you work with children in your current role, having a solid grasp on the importance of a child’s emotional wellbeing is vital.

What you will learn

* 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

Entry requirements

19+, Currently live in England, Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, L1 Literacy Initial Assessment, Computer access

Assessment

Online written assessments

Progression

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner, Level 3 Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator), Level 2 or 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning, Foundation Degree in Child and Family Studies (If a full level 3 or A levels are already held)

Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond.

Read more on the exciting developments at St Austell & Camborne


* 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

19+, Currently live in England, Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, L1 Literacy Initial Assessment, Computer access

Online written assessments

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner, Level 3 Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator), Level 2 or 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning, Foundation Degree in Child and Family Studies (If a full level 3 or A levels are already held)

Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond.

Read more on the exciting developments at St Austell & Camborne


Dates & Locations

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  • Location - Cornwall College St Austell
  • Start Date - As required
  • Tuition Fees: £0.00*
            
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Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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