Lasting no longer than 16 weeks, this short course aims to raise awareness of mental health and a range of mental health problems. It entails distance learning with assessor support.
There are no specific prior qualifications needed to access this qualification, although learners may find it useful to have previously achieved a Level 1 qualification in a health, social care or mental health related area.
The qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and above.
To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems, learners are required to complete 13 mandatory units successfully.
The qualification is designed for anyone looking to develop their understanding of mental health and the problems that can cause mental ill health.
To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and the assessment criteria of the units as detailed in the qualification specification. Grades are not awarded.
There are written assessments that are assessed by a competent assessor.
£300, which will cover all costs.
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to the:
• Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
• Level 2 Award in Awareness of Dementia
• Level 2 and 3 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector
• Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
• Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management