NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences



Learners must be aged 19 and over.

You must attend an Induction session before you can begin your studies. Please note whilst the course is free, there is a £50 withdrawal or non-completion fee if you chose to withdraw from the course.

Your course may be free or discounted depending on your circumstances.
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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 adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in practice.

This is a knowledge-based qualification with an internally assessed and externally assured portfolio of evidence. Learners are required to successfully complete 3 mandatory units:

Unit 01 Exploring childhood and family structures Unit 02 Introduction to adverse childhood experiences Unit 03 Understand strategies to improve outcomes for children affected by adverse childhood experiences.

Assessment Awarding body: NCFE/CACHE

This course is delivered via distance learning. You will receive your own study pack, alongside a dedicated tutor who you can contact throughout your studies. Your study pack contains a set of high-quality knowledge workbooks that are designed to help you learn independently through a range of reflective activities. You will also receive an online assessment account where you will document your evidence.


You must attend the Induction session before you can start this course.

If you require additional support tutorials can be arranged either face to face, over the telephone or by email.

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Course Start Date(s)


Course Length

14 Weeks

Course Price

Full Fee

Discounted Fee

Full Concession

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