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Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

This qualification will enable you to develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of mental health and well-being. It will equip learners with the skills needed to work in a mental health service, making it ideal for those who want to progress in the health and social care sector.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Health
Adult and Community
Location: Distance Learning
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 3
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Weeks: 12
Hours: 1.00
Start: Flexible
Days/Times:
Adult Loan Amount: £724
Distance Learning

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/level-3-certificate-in-understanding-mental-health
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Course Information for Students

With increasing worries at each life stage, whether linked to exam pressure, work expectations, unemployment or financial difficulties, it is not surprising that individuals may struggle to cope with the demands of everyday life. Approximately one in four people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. This is why it is more important than ever before to increase our understanding of mental health in order to tackle this growing health concern and challenge the stigma attached to mental ill health.

This qualification will enable you to develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of mental health and well-being. It will equip learners with the skills needed to work in a mental health service, making it ideal for those who want to progress in the health and social care sector.

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 qualification is ideal for learners who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental well-being. This could

include those who already work in mental health services and want to progress within their career, as well as those who want to develop their

knowledge for personal reasons or to start a new career in the sector. This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 or above.

The course is split into five manageable units:

Unit 1: Understanding the context of mental health and well-being

Unit 2: Promotion of mental health and well-being 

Unit 3: Mental health problems: associated issues and consequences

Unit 4: Understanding mental ill health

Unit 5: Working in mental health

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 qualifications in:

  • 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: October 26, 2021 1:50 pm