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Free accredited courses for parents from The AIM Group

South Bank Multi Academy Trust has been contacted by The AIM Group who deliver Free online Level 2 Accredited Courses to parents to help better understand some key issues around young people’s mental health and wellbeing, along with a range of other qualifications that may help with developing your own careers.

Check out their website.

Here’s some of the most popular subjects available:

  • Understanding Autism (learn how individuals process sensory information, understand characteristics, understand conditions, learn how speech, language and communication differ in people with Autism)
  • Understanding Children and Young Peoples Mental Health (Understand factors which may affect Young Peoples mental health, the impact that they have and how to support them with these issues)
  • Understanding Behaviour That Challenges (supporting positive behaviour, effective communication & how to manage challenging behaviour)
  • Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties (understand characteristics of ADHD, ADD, Dyslexia & Dyscalculia, importance of early diagnosis, assessment methods available to diagnose learning difficulties)
  • Allergy Awareness for those Working with Children Behaviour that Challenges in Children
  • Self-harm and Suicide Awareness and Prevention
  • Special Education Needs and Disability
  • Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings
  • Understanding Autism
  • Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health
  • Understanding Sustainability
  • Equality and Diversity
  • IT User Skills
  • Lean Organisation Management Techniques
  • Awareness of Mental Health Problems
  • Safeguarding, Prevent and British Values
  • Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition
  • Understanding Nutrition and Health
  • Event Planning
  • Awareness of Bullying in Children and Young People
  • Understanding Common Illnesses Affecting Children
  • Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Behaviour that Challenges (For Children & Adults – Including Dementia)
  • Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • Introducing Caring for Children and Young People
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy In the workplace
  • Understanding Menopause
  • Neuroscience In Early Years
  • Self-Harm and Suicide Awareness and Prevention
  • Climate Change

These are just the popular qualifications, but they have over 60 available including Business, IT Skills, Social Care, Customer Service and more…

The qualifications are completed within a ten-week period at your own leisure. They are equivalent to a GCSE Grade C, so you are required to write comprehensive answers for some questions, so they aren’t multiple choice courses. You can do as many as you like or you can just do one at a time.

The only criteria you must meet to be eligible, is:

  • Aged 19 or over on or before 31st August 2020
  • Have lived in the UK/EU for 3+ years
  • Not already on a Government funded course

If you are interested in undertaking one of these Free Online courses or would like further information, then please complete the information on this link ASAP. This will then allow The AIM Group to contact you to discuss and get you started on your chosen course.

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