Or Application Form to be returned to Student Services
This qualification aims to: Raise awareness of the issues surrounding mental health difficulties; Dispel some of the myths and misconceptions frequently linked to mental health issues; Develop learners' knowledge of the rights of those with mental health issues and include an introduction to childcare.
This is a study programme that will include maths and English in addition to the outline below.
The Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness is internally assessed assignments on MS Teams covering all the learning outcomes of the qualification. In addition to the mental health qualification there will also be addition units to support with working with children and young people, including:
- Listening and talking with a young child
- Sharing learning experiences
- Forest school — to support mental health and development
Relevant Entry Level qualification or 3GCSEs at Grade 2/E or above.
Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference.
If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.
Students will require access to a laptop, this can be provided by college if needed.
Internally assessed assignments on MS Teams.
Work experience will be one day per week for 8 weeks during the summer term in a childcare setting of school, following a successful DBS check.
You will have a tutorial every week with your personal tutor and a one to one review at the start of you course then every 4-6 weeks until your final progression review.
You will have the opportunity to participate in master classes, trips and charity work such as Forest Schools, Wirral Food bank and creating childcare resources.
Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:
- A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
- Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
- English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A*-C in English and maths (grade 4 and above)
- Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips.
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Starting 10th January 2023 - Ending - 28th June 2023
If you are aged 16-18:
This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.
If you are aged 19 or over:
Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?
Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.
If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.
The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.
For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form