CACHE Pathway 17 – Level 2 Certificate – Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences (Online)

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Adult & Community

This qualification will provide learners with an opportunity to develop an understanding of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) relevant to their current or future roles and will equip them with basic understanding of techniques for preventing and addressing adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in practice.

Course Information

This course provides an understanding of the adverse traumas that can affect a child and how this affects development.The course is studied online You will be supported online by experienced tutors who will help to guide you through your learning programme. Full training will be given to enable you to access the learning experiences provided online.


Who is this course for?

This qualification is designed for learners wishing to progress to a wide range of further learning and job roles such as nursery staff, teachers, health/social workers across health and social care, children and young people, nursing, public services and education and training.

Units / Modules

Learners are required to successfully complete 3 mandatory units.

  • Unit 01 Exploring childhood and family structures
  • Unit 02 Introduction to adverse childhood experiences
  • Unit 03 Understand strategies to improve outcomes for children affected by adverse childhood experiences

Benefits / Skills

  • A foundation for progression onto further vocational study
  • Support from experienced tutors with industry experience
  • Develop wider skills in using technology through online learning activities
  • Gain confidence in your English and maths skills

Assessment Types

Continuous assessment which includes written tasks and activities, case studies and project work.

Entry Requirements

Aged 19+.

There are no formal entry or experience requirements, however you will need to be at level 1 for literacy.

Career Progression

Qualifications/Careers in Early Years, School or Health and Social Care.

Course Details


12 weeks

Study Type

Part time

Start Date


Course Code


Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Facts

Labour Market

Available to study online


Experienced teachers of adult learners


Enhances employability in the Early Years School or Health and Social Care Sector

Adult & Community
Leeds City College
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