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Award in Mental Health Awareness – Level 2

The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with an understanding and awareness of mental health, common mental health disorders and issues, how to help reduce stigma and discrimination, and how to encourage people to talk about mental health.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Sport
Adult and Community
Location: Distance Learning
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 10
Hours: 2.00
Start: 05/01/2022
Days/Times:
Tuition: £177.5
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Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/award-in-mental-health-awareness-level-2
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Course Information for Students

The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with an understanding and awareness of mental health, common mental health disorders and issues, how to help reduce stigma and discrimination, and how to encourage people to talk about mental health.

Furthermore, the qualification should provide learners with the ability to apply their knowledge of mental health in recognising and responding to the signs of mental ill health in themselves and others and to offer mental health first aid to people experiencing mental ill health.

Courses run ONLINE over ten weeks and are scheduled to be delivered on:

EA Tuesday: 14/09/21 – 23/11/21 

EB Wednesday: 5/1/22 – 16/03/22

EC Thursday: 12/04/22 – 7/07/22

Course fees are: £177.50.

There needs to be a minimum of five candidates enrolled for each course to start.

There are no specific entry requirements but candidates should have the literacy skills to read at a Level 2 standard.

There are two mandatory units:

  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Mental Health First Aid

This course will be delivered online.

There are no additional costs but you will need a stable wifi connection and your own laptop.

Both mandatory units are assessed online.

Unit 1: Mental Health Awareness is an online exam with 35 knowledge-based questions. The pass mark is 80%.

Unit 2: Mental Health First Aid is a scenario-based assessment with a pass mark of 80%.

There are a number of other qualifications delivered at DCG that may be of interest:

  • Level 2 Award in Alcohol Awareness
  • Level 2 Award in Smoking Cessation
  • Level 2 Award in Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:30 pm