This Mental Health Awareness course will help you recognise the common mental health issues that can affect people and will help you decide on the appropriate action to take.
The course covers the common types of mental health problems including Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Panic attacks, Depression, Phobias, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Eating disorders, Bipolar disorder, Schizophrenia, Loneliness and Stress. It also describes how you can look after your own mental health and support others with their mental health issues.
This qualification aims to increase your knowledge and understanding of mental health, as well as develop the skills which will enable you to progress your career.
Fully government-funded places are available for anyone: who is over 19, currently lives in England and has lived within the EU for the last three years. The student would have to provide proof of ID, proof of Address (dated the last 2 months), proof of National Insurance Number and proof of Settled or Pre-Settled Status (Only for EU students).
There are no recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, we recommend candidates have a level of literacy and numeracy equivalent to Level 1. All students would have to attend an initial assessment test.
To be awarded the Level 1 Mental Health Awareness learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the units as detailed in the qualification specification. This qualification is assessed via a mandatory workbook, which is internally assessed and externally quality assured.
Dates and times
Tuesday and Wednesday 10-12 pm or 12 pm to 2 pm.
Upon successful completion of this course candidates will be awarded a Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness.
More information at the reception of the college.