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Awareness of Mental Health Problems Certificate


Type: Distance Learning

Subject: Distance Learning

Level: 2

Start Date: 03 July 2023

Fee: 0

What can this course lead to

On successful completion of this qualification you could progress to:

– 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 Principes of End of Life Care

– Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management

Workers with a wide range of public service roles will interact with those with mental health issues and support needs in their day to day work. This could be those wrking in areas such as customer service, housing, voluntary sector, sport and recreation, hospitality, travel and tourism etc. This qualification would specifically support those workers to understand mental health issues.

Course Length

Up to 16 weeks


Level 2

Who is it for

Mental health presents one of the greatest challenges to our society. With an
estimated 450 million people worldwide suffering from a mental health problem,
around a quarter of British adults will experience some form of mental health
problem within the course of a year. While many elements of mental health are
still not understood, having a good knowledge of the information that is
available is essential in any sector.
This qualification is designed for anyone looking to develop their
understanding of mental health and the problems that can cause mental
ill–health. This qualification aims to raise awareness of mental health and a
range of mental health problems. The objective of this qualification is to
develop the your understanding of a range of mental health problems, which could
be used to support your role in the workplace or where you may work or interact
with individuals with mental health problems.

What will I need

You must be 19 or over to be able to apply for this course.

What is covered

You will study the following:

– Understanding mental health

– Understanding stress

– Understanding anxiety

– Understanding phobias

– Understanding depression

– Understanding postnatal depression

– Understanding bipolar disorder

– Understanding schizophrenia

– Understanding dementia

– Understanding eating disorders

– Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – ADHD

– Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – OCD

– Understanding Post–Traumatic Stress Disorder – PTSD

How is the course assessed

You will be assessed via a portfolio of evidence.

Interview Skills Assessment

You will be assessed via a portfolio of evidence.

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