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Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health – blended delivery at multiple sites (* Free if eligible for funding)

This course focuses on the study of mental health and mental wellbeing to support different occupational areas.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Health
Adult and Community
Location: The Roundhouse
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 3
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 16
Hours: 3.00
Start: Flexible
The Roundhouse

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/level-3-certificate-in-understanding-mental-health-blended-delivery-at-multiple-sites-free-if-eligible-for-funding
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Course Information for Students

This is a blended learning programme and will:

• focus on the study of mental health and mental wellbeing to support different occupational areas
• offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge and understanding

The objectives of this qualification are to help learners to understand:

• mental health legislation, services and public attitudes and how these have evolved
• how to support mental wellbeing through various stages of life
• mental ill health, treatment options available and the potential consequences of mental ill health
• the skills required to work in a mental health service 

* This course is funded if you are unemployed or earning less than £18,525, otherwise it is subject to a learning loan or equivalent tuition fees.

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 2 mental health qualification, or qualifications in healthcare or social care contexts.

To be awarded the Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health, learners are required to successfully complete five mandatory units:

• Unit 01 Understanding the context of mental health and wellbeing
• Unit 02 Promotion of mental health and wellbeing
• Unit 03 Mental health problems: associated issues and consequences
• Unit 04 Understanding mental ill health
• Unit 05 Working in mental health

This course features blended delivery.

There are no additional costs. 

To achieve the Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes of the units, as detailed in the qualification specification.

The Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health is internally assessed.

Further Study

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to the Level 3 Award in Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act 2005.

Careers

Successful completion of this qualification will support progression into relevant employment within the health and social care sector.

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

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering the curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Health Professionals n.e.c.

£34498

Health Professionals n.e.c.

Health Services and Public Health Managers and Directors

£51393

Health Services and Public Health Managers and Directors

Nurses

£30507

Nurses

Welfare Professionals n.e.c.

£33583

Welfare Professionals n.e.c.

Health Associate Professionals n.e.c.

£20888

Health Associate Professionals n.e.c.

Care Workers and Home Carers

£15746

Care Workers and Home Carers

Health Care Practice Managers

£33357

Health Care Practice Managers

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: May 20, 2022 4:22 pm