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Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems (FREE Distance Learning Course) - Level 2

Overview

The qualification develops learners’ knowledge and understanding of a range of mental health issues, including general mental health, stress, anxiety, depression, phobias, dementia and other conditions which may significantly affect the mental health of a person.

Learners will be given a thorough grounding in what is meant by mental health terminology, possible causes and triggers of each condition, how each condition can affect the lives of the people living with them and how conditions may be managed.

The qualification is designed to develop knowledge and skills in this subject area.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however learners should have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

This qualification is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above.

Start dates and fees

This course is currently free if you are enrolled by Wednesday 31 March 2021.

How long is the course?

Total time to achieve this qualification is 160 hours of guided learning.

These hours are made up of all contact time, guidance or supervision of a tutor.

How will I be assessed?

The qualification is assessed by internally set and marked assessments subject to external quality assurance.

All learning outcomes and assessment criteria must be met to achieve a Pass – there is no grading.

What will I study?

This course is made up of a series of mandatory units:

  • Understanding anxiety
  • Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD
  • Understanding bipolar disorder
  • Understanding dementia
  • Understanding depression
  • Understanding eating disorders
  • Understanding mental health
  • Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder OCD
  • Understanding phobias
  • Understand Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD
  • Understand postnatal depression
  • Understand schizophrenia
  • Understanding stress

What can I go on to study?

  • Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care
  • Level 2 or 3 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector
  • Level 3 Diploma in Health Care Support
  • Level 2 or 3 Diplomas in Healthcare Support Services
  • Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills

How do I apply?

All you need to do is press the 'Sign up now' button below and fill in our online form.

We will then send you an electronic enrolment form to complete and return to us.

Once we have received your form, we'll send you details on how to access the online courses. It's that simple!

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