00:00 - 00:00
2 hours x 60 sessions
Concessions available if you are: 65 or over, on a means tested benefit (evidence required) or if you earn less than £17,004 (evidence required)
What is the course about?
We will process your enrolment and contact you if we need to see evidence of your benefits or pay. This is for funding purposes. Following this, your course will be set up and your Assessor will contact you to advise on how to access your course.
The purpose of this qualification is to give learners the skills to support colleagues with mental health problems. These skills will be gained by increasing the learner’s knowledge and understanding of mental health conditions and the principles of mental health first aid and how this can be implemented in the workplace.
This qualification is suitable for learners who wish to raise awareness of mental health, creating a culture of care and the promotion of positive mental health. This qualification gives learners the opportunity to understand mental health, its associated care and how this can be applied to learners or colleagues in the workplace.
What previous experience, knowledge or qualifications do I need for this course?
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification.
You will need a good level of English to be able to read the course material and respond to the assessed questions. We will discuss this with you at the Induction meeting.
What do I need to bring with me?
The course is completed on your computer or device, in your own time.
Are there any additional costs?
The course is fully funded if you are 19+ and have lived in the UK/EU for 3 years.
What can I do next?
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:
Level 2 and 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
Level 2 Certificate in Working with individuals with Mental Health Needs
Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems
Level 2 Certificate in Undertsanding Children and Young People's Mental Health
Workers within a wide range of public service roles will interact with those with mental health issues and support needs in their day-to-day work across a number of sectors. This qualification may be useful to learners studying qualifications in the following sector(s)/area(s): • customer service
• voluntary sector
• sport and recreation
• travel and tourism.
Course LocationDistance Learning