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The Learning Institute

The Learning Institute

Mental Health and Wellbeing of Children and Young People

Course Code: SCCS1001      Level: 4      Start Date: September 2022     


New 30-credit short course introducing concepts of social and emotional mental health and wellbeing.

This course explores a range of factors which influence mental health and wellbeing and how these can impact both positively and negatively upon children and young people.

You will:

  • be encouraged to critically consider your own beliefs, assumptions and perceptions in relation to mental health and wellbeing
  • develop your knowledge of evidence-based strategies to support the development and maintenance of positive social and emotional mental health and wellbeing

This course has been designed with employers to ensure that it provides the knowledge and skills needed in the education, early years and children's services sectors.

How will I learn? 

You will be taught over 12 weeks beginning with a full day in-person launch conference where you can meet the other students on your course on 17th September 2022.

This will be followed by weekly evening live online teaching sessions in the virtual classroom and flexible online learning activities to fit around your work and commitments.

What entry qualifications do I need? 

Your application will be considered on evidence of relevant experience and prior learning. We welcome applications from experienced and mature learners who do not have formal GCSE/ A Level qualifications.

Is student finance available for short courses? 

Tuition fee loans are available for this short course as part of the government's preparations for the Lifelong Learning Entitlement. You will be eligible for a loan if you live in England, even if you have had student loans for university courses in the past.

Further information about short course loans is available here.

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01726 891807  |  07956 056447