This qualification aims to raise awareness of mental health and a range of mental health problems.
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.
To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems, learners are required to successfully complete 13 mandatory units.
Understanding mental health
Understanding postnatal depression
Understanding bipolar disorder
Understanding eating disorders
Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder– ADHD
Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder –OCD
Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder –PTSD
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.
Fees Advanced Learning Loan:
Learners who achieve this qualification 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 Principles of End of Life Care
• Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management
For further information, advice and guidance call The Learner Experience Team on 01625 410002.
Duration and Times
Start date: 01/08/2019
End date: 31/07/2020
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Days of week: TBA
Number of Weeks: 14