Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems for Adults

Course Code: Q271079

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    Online learning

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  • Duration:

    Three months

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This course will develop your understanding of a range of mental health issues, including stress, anxiety, depression, phobias, dementia and other conditions, which may significantly affect someone's mental health.

You will be given a thorough grounding in what is meant by mental health terminology, possible causes and triggers of each condition, how each condition can affect the lives of the people living with them, and how conditions may be managed.

This qualification is aimed at students who are involved in the delivery of mental health services but do not hold a related professional qualification.

Units may include:

  • understanding stress
  • understanding anxiety
  • understanding bipolar Disorder
  • understanding dementia
  • understanding depression
  • understanding eating disorders.

Students are expected to have at least a Level 1 qualification in English, which will be assessed before starting the course.

This is a distance learning course, with 160 guided hours. Assessment must meet the requirements of the identified assessment strategy/principles. All learning outcomes must be met to achieve a pass.

This qualification is online only so you can study it at your own pace in your own workspace.

Successful students can progress to other qualifications such as:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Level 2 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector
  • Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • Level 2 Diploma in Adult Care.

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