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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences

Key course information

Early Years

Flexible

16 weeks

Part time

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Course Overview


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 ACEs in practice.


What will I learn?


This qualification aims to:
• focus on the study of ACEs
• offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge.

The objectives of this qualification are to enable the learner to:
• explore childhood and family structures
• explore ACEs and understand potential outcomes for children enduring ACEs
• understand the role of the practitioner supporting children impacted by ACEs
• develop strategies to improve outcomes for children affected by ACEs.

It is made up of three mandatory units as follows:
• Exploring childhood and family structures
• Introduction to adverse childhood experiences
• Understand strategies to improve outcomes for children affected by adverse childhood experiences

Entry Requirements


Learners must be aged 19 years or over as at the start of the academic year (31st August).

Must have lived in the UK or EAA for the last three years.

Must currently reside in England, in a post code outside of London, the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, the West Midlands Combined Authority, the Tees Valley Combined Authority, the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, the Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland Combined Authority, the Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield Combined Authority and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.

If aged 19-23, must hold a full Level 2 qualification or above in any subject (e.g., QCF Diploma Level 2, five GCSEs/O Levels grade A-C, two or three AS Levels, CSE grade 1 5 or more, one A Level, QCF Certificate, GNVQ Intermediate, First Diploma, NVQ Level 2, First Certificate or Principle of Learning Level 2).

If aged 24+ no qualifications are required.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications


This course is delivered purely online with digital content. Upon enrolment Learners are sent login details for our e-assessor system where they will access all course materials including workbooks and questions. Learners will also submit all work via this system which will then be marked by an Assessor and feedback provided.

Due to the nature of these Distance Learning courses, the emphasis is very much on self-directed study.

Learners should be able to take all the information needed to complete the course from the Workbooks but will also receive high level support from their Assessor and the Distance Learning Team.

Each unit will have a set deadline so Learners can plan their study time to fit in with these dates.

Additional Costs and Information


This course is free however, we do have a £130 withdrawal fee if learners do not commence/complete their course within the allotted time/request to withdraw.

Learners can only complete one Distance Learning course at a time and cannot be on another funded course such as an Apprenticeship.

The allotted time for completion of this course is three months.

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to: • Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning • Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health • Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) • Level 4 Certificate in Neuroscience in Early Years • Level 2 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care.

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