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Mental Health in the Early Years

This qualification is designed for learners who wish to understand mental health in young children in the early years (from birth to 5 years old).

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Level 2 Qualification

100% Online

Flexible Learning

Fully Funded

6 Weeks (average time)

Fully funded by UK Government. Qualifications regulated by Ofqual and accredited by NCFE CACHE & TQUK.

Fully funded by UK Government. Qualifications accredited by NCFE CACHE & TQUK.

Free online health and social care courses​
Free online health and social care courses​
Free online health and social care courses​

Significant mental health problems can and do occur in young children

Early experiences lay the foundations of mental health – disruptions to the developmental process can impair a child’s capacities for learning and relating to others – with lifelong implications.

young childrens mental health problems

What you will learn

Your free course is split into manageable units

The aim of this unit is to raise an awareness of the significance of mental health for holistic health and wellbeing in children in the early years.

The aim of this unit is to raise an awareness of the significance of attachment for mental health and wellbeing in children in the early years.

This unit will also introduce relevant learning from neuroscience and adverse childhood experiences.

The aim of this unit is to increase confidence amongst Early Years Practitioners to support early intervention for mental health and wellbeing in children in the early years.

Get trained and qualified

Provide the best care possible

Your Accredited Certificate

Your level 2 certificate is a record of achievement and your proof of completing the nationally recognised qualification.

Who can benefit

The qualification is suitable for those working in the care profession, or anyone looking into a career in care.

The course is also suitable for home carers or anyone who has an interest in learning more about their chosen subject.

Career opportunities

  • Aged 19 or over as of 31/8/21
  • Living in England
  • Have lived in the UK/EU/EEA for at least 3 years*
  • Not completed any part of the course before


*EEA nationals will need to have obtained either pre-settlement or settled status and provide evidence of this.

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FAQs

If you meet the eligibility criteria then YES!

We connect you with learning providers that use government funding, in the form of the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and the Adult Educational Budget (AEB).

We hope to get you started within 24 hours of completing the full enrolment process but this can vary depending on the learning provider.

Register interest and a course advisor will be in touch to provide you with more specific details.

The courses are designed to allow learners to fit their learning around their employment obligations and can be completed in a number of weeks or months, depending on the level.

Our shorter courses are often completed within 3 weeks, whilst our longer lasting courses can take up to 3 months.

Yes! All of our free courses are 100% online.

All of our courses are accredited by UK government-recognised awarding bodies. These include NCFE CACHE and TQUK, with whom we work closely to ensure our existing courses, and all new ones, meet approved standards of excellence and are certified as such. NCFE CACHE and TQUK are national awarding organisations that design, develops and certifies nationally recognised qualifications and awards.

All qualifications are regulated by Ofqual and are the perfect way to boost any CV.

You can only take one course at a time but you can take up to 7 in one academic year.

No, there are no exams, all courses require you to complete assessment questions based on the knowledge you have just gained from the units.

The courses we offer are all funded qualifications, meaning you need to be eligible for government funding in order to secure your a place. This information is a funding requirement and proves your eligibility.

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