Mental Health / Special Educational Needs

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Click Apply Now, and we will call you for an interview. We have courses at:

  • Enfield Centre, LS7
  • Deacon House, Seacroft, LS14
  • Beeston, Joseph Priestley, LS11
  • Eastgate, LS2
  • Online with Google Classroom

Our qualifications aim to help learners to understand:

  • Mental health legislation, services and public attitudes and how these have evolved
  • How to support mental well-being through various stages of life
  • Mental ill health, treatment options available and the potential consequences of mental ill health
  • The skills required to work in a mental health service

Course Information

We have a range of levels from Entry to Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3. Please
Apply and we will talk you through the best Pathway for you, based on your
skills and experience.

We offer many qualifications. On this pathway you might be interested in:

  • Level 2 Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Level 2 Autism
  • Level 2 Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health
  • Level 2 Understanding Learning Disabilities
  • Level 2 Introduction to Neuroscience in Early Years
  • Level 2 Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Level 2 Understanding Childhood Illnesses
  • Level 3 Autism
  • Level 3 Understanding Mental Health

Courses are designed to increase learners’ knowledge and understanding of
mental health and mental well-being. Successful completion of the required units
will allow the learner to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of mental


Who is this course for?

Anyone who is considering a career working in Health, Social Care or Education sector.

We have online and in class courses. You can also choose between Beeston, Deacon, Enfield or Eastgate to attend in class.

Units / Modules

Your course tutor will explain once you agree on your starting point and the right course for you.

Benefits / Skills

  • Flexible learning - study at a time and pace suitable for your own needs
  • 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

Assessment Types

Learners will complete a portfolio of evidence. There will also be continuous assessment which includes written tasks and activities, case studies and project work.

Entry Requirements

Aged 19+

Career Progression

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

Course Details


18 weeks

Study Type

Part time

Course Code


Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Facts


Online or face to face delivery. Excellent rogression into higher courses and jobs

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