Course description

This course will explore some the common mental health issues experienced by children and young people including anxiety and depression. It will help you develop an understanding of how to support children and young people with mental health concerns.

What can this course lead to?

This course is beneficial for those who have been out of education or work for a while and are looking to gain new knowledge and skills. You could progress onto further short courses such as Mental Health First Aid or progress to gaining a qualification such as the Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness. Our Student Support Services team will work with you to design a personalised learning journey based on your needs and aspirations.

Want to learn more?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Open Events.


Northern College, Yorkshire

Course session dates

Session dates for 27 June 2022 - 28 June 2022

  • Monday 27 Jun 2022 to Tuesday 28 Jun 2022

Session dates for 28 November 2022 - 29 November 2022

  • Monday 28 Nov 2022 to Tuesday 29 Nov 2022

Course fees and funding support


* This course is fully funded for eligible students.

If you are not eligible, there will be a cost of £50.00 plus an additional fee if you choose to stay over. The vast majority of students are eligible to study for free and we will confirm when you apply.