18 May 2021

Due to Government Funding in the Adult Education Budget, there are several Free online Level 2 Accredited Courses available to staff and parents to help better understand some key issues around young people's mental health and well-being. 

Here are some of the most popular subjects available, however attached is a full list: 

  • Understanding Children and Young Peoples Mental Health (Understand factors which may affect Young Peoples mental health, the impact that they have and how to support them with these issues) 
  • Understanding Autism (learn how individuals process sensory information, understand characteristics, understand conditions, learn how speech, language and communication differ in people with Autism) 
  • Understanding Behaviour That Challenges (supporting positive behaviour, effective communication & how to manage challenging behaviour) 

The qualifications need to be completed within in a 10-week window and are completed on a laptop or computer at the learner's home. No Exams, end point assessments are involved, the courses are purely Q&A based and are available to you 24/7. You can do as many as you like, however you can just do one at a time. 

The only criteria the learner must meet to be eligible, is the following.

  • Aged 19 or over on or before 31st August 2020 
  • Have lived in the UK/EU for 3+ years 
  • Not already on a Government funded course (Apprenticeship for example) 

If you are interested in undertaking these qualifications, follow this link:  


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