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
We have a number of qualifications available to help learners to understand how to support children and young people with special educational needs, disabilities and mental health needs.

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 how
to support children and young people’s wellbeing, special educational needs
and/or disabilities. Learners can choose to focus on a specific area e.g. Autism
or Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia, ADHD, Dyspraxia/DCD).

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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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