This qualification aims to raise awareness of mental health and a range of mental health problems. This qualification is designed for anyone looking to develop their understanding of mental health and the problems that can cause mental ill health.
To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems, learners are required to successfully complete 13 mandatory units.
The course will be delivered through online knowledge sessions facilitated by your personal tutor and assessed through the use of our online e-platform.
This qualification is suitable for learners aged 19 and above.
This course will provide you with an understanding of what is meant by mental health and mental illness, as well as the legal frameworks that ensure high quality care can be provided. You will be introduced to the causes and symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression and how they are managed.
Learners will form an understanding of phobias, eating disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. You will understand dementia, postnatal depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the units as detailed in the qualification specification. Grades are not awarded.
The Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems is internally assessed.
This course is assessed via coursework. There are no exams included.
You may wish to attend our other workshops and courses related to your personal development or access our Adult Skills courses.
SS&L also offer higher level courses at Level 2, 3 and 4.
Discuss your next opportunity with our expert tutor team.
Need to know…
There are no specific prior qualifications needed to access this qualification, although learners may find it useful to have previously achieved a Level 1 qualification in a health, social care or mental-health related area.
Learners should ideally have the equivalent of Level 1 literacy skills, however, a formal qualification is not required as this will be assessed prior to starting the course.
Learners need access to the internet and a computer/laptop to complete the coursework.
SS&L ask that learners demonstrate a willingness to learn and complete the course.
The cost of this course is FREE
eligibility criteria applies
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