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Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness

Common mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression and stress affect one in four people in the UK every year. These mental health issues are more common than you think, and it is important that people are aware of different mental health conditions, so that they can be recognised and responded to appropriately.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Health
Adult and Community
Location: Distance Learning
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 1
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Weeks: 6
Hours: 1.00
Start: Flexible
Days/Times:
Tuition: £150
Distance Learning

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/level-1-award-in-mental-health-awareness
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Course Information for Students

Common mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression and stress affect one in four people in the UK every year. 

These mental health issues are more common than you think, and it is important that people are aware of different mental health conditions, so that they can be recognised and responded to appropriately. 

By studying this course, learners will increase their knowledge and understanding of mental health, and develop skills which will enable them

to progress into a career in the health and social care sector.

The course equips learners with an introductory level of knowledge and understanding in relation to mental health issues. Learners will look at what mental health means, the effects mental health can have on individuals and on society, the current responses to mental health

and the relationship between cultural diversity and mental health issues.

This course is ideal for learners who wish to gain a basic knowledge of mental health and the effects it can have on both individuals and society.

Anyone who currently works in health and social care settings would benefit from this course, as well as those who would like to raise their awareness of mental health for personal reasons. This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 or above.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but a good understanding of both written and spoken English, as well as knowledge of using IT equipment, will be useful.

This course contains one unit which is split into manageable sections:

• Section 1: What is meant by mental health

• Section 2: The social and personal effects of mental

ill health

• Section 3: The responses to mental health issues

• Section 4: Cultural diversity in relation to mental

health issues

This course will be delivered online.

There are no additional costs but access to IT equipment and the Internet is required.

You will complete workbooks using our online platform with 1:1 coach / tutor support.

You will be assessed through a portfolio of evidence which is put together during the course and demonstrates that you have met the required assessment criteria. On completion, the portfolio of evidence is submitted in an online format.

You could consider other qualifications such as:

  • Business Administration Principles
  • Team Leading
  • NVQ Customer Service
  • NVQ Business Administration

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

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Course Information Last Updated On: November 10, 2021 5:38 pm