Key course information
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The purpose of the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences is to give you specialist knowledge to support your work within the health and social care sectors.This qualification aims to focus on the study of adverse childhood experiences in the health and social care sectors and to offer you a breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge. The objective of this qualification is to give you specialist knowledge of how to support an individual with adverse childhood experiences.
What will I learn?
On this course, you will learn explore childhood and family structures whilst also exploring adverse childhood experiences and understanding potential outcomes for children enduring these adverse childhood experiences.
You will also develop your understanding of the role of the practitioner in supporting children impacted by adverse childhood experiences and develop strategies to improve outcomes for children affected by adverse childhood experiences.
The 3 units for this course are as follows:
- Exploring childhood and family structures
- Introduction to adverse childhood experiences
- Understand strategies to improve outcomes for children affected by adverse childhood experiences.
• 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 EU for the last three years.
• Must currently reside in England, in a post code outside of Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, Cambridge & Peterborough, Tees Valley, West Midlands and the North of Tyne Combined Authority NTCA.
• 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
Assessment requirements: portfolio of evidence is internally assessed and moderated, and then externally moderated.
This is a distance learning course. This means learners do not have to attend college for lessons or sessions with a tutor. You are given a personal log in to e-assessor, where you will submit your work for each unit. Once work is submitted this is automatically sent to your assessor for marking.
Additional Costs and Information
• This course is free however, we do have a £130 withdrawal charge if learners do not complete.
• Learners can only complete one NCFE course at a time.
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 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care • Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning