Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness - Part-time

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Course Specifics

Health & Social Care
Level 2
10 weeks
Interview Required:
Age 16-18 Cost:
Age 19 or Over:
Funding Assisted:
1780 video

Course overview

This certificated qualification from NCFE consists of 10 mandatory units that are assessed using work booklets. Course content includes:

  • Understanding Mental Health
  • Understanding Stress
  • Understanding Anxiety
  • Understanding Phobias
  • Understanding Depression
  • Understanding Post-Natal Depression
  • Understanding Bipolar Disorder
  • Understanding Schizophrenia
  • Understanding Eating Disorders

Who is this course for?

Mental health problems are found in people of all ages, regions, countries and societies. It is estimated that 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. This qualification aims to raise awareness of mental health and a range of mental health conditions and the problems that could cause mental ill-health. This qualification is especially suited to anyone interested in going into the health and/or social care sector.

What other experience will I gain?

You'll be taught by professionals in the industry who'll be able to offer all of their advice and guidance.

Where will this lead?

Progression could include (depending on existing qualifications attained):

  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care
  • Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care
  • Introduction to Health and Social Care – Care Certificate
  • Other awareness raising courses on dementia, substance misuse, healthcare support and counselling skills

What are my career options?

What Ofsted say

Teaching and learning is good with a significant proportion being outstanding. (Ofsted 2013)

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