Distance Learning - Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences Certificate L2 (23/24)

Course Overview

Adverse childhood experiences can have lasting impacts on a person's wellbeing beyond childhood. This is why this qualification aims to give you everything you will need to know to form an understanding of the factors which play a part in childhood development, support strategies for improving childhood experiences. We would recommend this qualification to anyone who works with children, such as teachers, care workers, childminders, or volunteers. It is also a great first step for people interested in a career in paediatric counselling, or as additional training for current counsellors and psychologists.

Study for the course takes place in an online virtual learning environment (VLE) where you can study at any time and at your own pace. We ask that learners complete their courses within the given timeframe and that as a broad average most courses can take approximately 6-8 hours per week to complete. However, timeframes are flexible on a person-by-person basis should any learners require reasonable adjustments to their study plans.


What topics are covered?

  • Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Exploring Childhood and Family Structures
  • Improving Outcomes for Children Affected by Adverse Experiences

Success Story

  • "I really enjoyed completed the course. At age 52 I thought my learning
    days were behind me but now find myself looking to do another one."
  • "I found the course hugely beneficial and so learnt a lot. I have implemented a few ideas at
    work following my course which is helping our team already."
  • "Thoroughly enjoyed this course with Bath College and felt very well supported by all the different offers of learning and guidance. Found both my tutor and my course contacts very helpful and understanding to work alongside."

Course Details

Course Type: Part Time Qualification
Campus: Distance Learning (Online)
Duration: 16 weeks
Age Group: 19+

Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences Certificate L2

Code

S22UAC2/ERF1A

Duration

16 weeks

Price
19+ Fully Funded

£0.00

19+ Co-Funded

£0.00

Non-Funded

£811.00


Frequently asked questions

Adverse childhood experiences can have lasting impacts on a person's wellbeing beyond childhood. This is why this qualification aims to give you everything you will need to know to form an understanding of the factors which play a part in childhood development, support strategies for improving childhood experiences. We would recommend this qualification to anyone who works with children, such as teachers, care workers, childminders, or volunteers. It is also a great first step for people interested in a career in paediatric counselling, or as additional training for current counsellors and psychologists.

Study for the course takes place in an online virtual learning environment (VLE) where you can study at any time and at your own pace. We ask that learners complete their courses within the given timeframe and that as a broad average most courses can take approximately 6-8 hours per week to complete. However, timeframes are flexible on a person-by-person basis should any learners require reasonable adjustments to their study plans.

Distance learning relies on communication between you and the college. We appreciate that learners with busy lives might face challenges in keeping up with their courses. All we ask is that learners stay in touch with us. Learners who don't risk being withdrawn from their courses.

Learners are paired with an experienced assessor and they submit work and are assessed online using the virtual learning environment e-Assessor Pro. Learners are given detailed feedback on their work by their assessors. Any reasonable adjustments to assessment arrangements are made on a person-by-person basis.

Our courses have set durations however we are sympathetic with learners who have busy lifestyles and other demands on their time. As a general average we recommend that learners spend approximately 6-8 hours learning time per week. This can include interacting with learning content, completing assessments and other learning such as secondary reading, research or receiving learning support. Any learner who has concerns with the time commitment should contact us to discuss ways we can support them.

Our distance learning courses are planned to meet both local and national skills needs. These courses are ideal as additional development for professionals, or as introductions to topics and issues which are relevant to finding work or further training. Distance learning students are able to access careers advice via the college's Student Services team. Several of our courses complement each other and learners are able to study up to three courses each academic year (1st August-31st July).

  • Learners must live in England
  • Learners must not live in a  local combined authority, apart from West of England Combined Authority (WECA)
  • Learners must have lived in the European Economic area or the UK for at least
    the last three years
  • Non-UK nationals will be asked to supply evidence of their immigration status
  • Learners aged 19-23 must already hold a either a full level 2 qualification, or 5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above