Awareness of Mental Health Problems
Certificate • Level 2
About the course
This course allows you to gain an understanding of prevalent mental health problems and how to work or interact with individuals with them.
You will have the opportunity to learn what mental health is, including learning to understand stress, anxiety and phobias. Focus will also be on conditions such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
The curriculum also covers: Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), dementia and eating disorders along with, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Working at level 2 for Maths and English
Unit 1 - Understanding Mental Health
Unit 2 - Understanding Stress
Unit 3 - Understanding Anxiety
Unit 4 - Understanding Phobias
Unit 5 - Understanding Depression
Unit 6 - Understanding Postnatal Depression
Unit 7 - Understanding Bipolar Disorder
Unit 8 - Understanding Schizophrenia
Unit 9 - Understanding Dementia
Unit 10 - Understanding Eating Disorders
Unit 11 - Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Unit 12 - Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Unit 13 - Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
For each unit, a set of knowledge questions are issued as the formal assessment which will be completed through the online learning platform. There is the option to complete written assessments on paper if required. You will receive written feedback from our expert tutor and will need to pass all units and ensure your answers to the questions meet the required assessment criteria.
Careers & Progression
Progression from this Level 2 course could be to a Children and Young People's Mental Health course or a level 2 Counselling skills course. There is also opportunity to progress to a Children and Young People's course or Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools course.
Access to a device at home for example, desktop computer, laptop, tablet. Internet access.
Full access to the online learning platform. You also have the opportunity to join us on our Campus at our weekly support sessions where our friendly advisors will be on hand to provide you with support, technical advice and guidance.
Information About Fees
This qualification is funded. Enquire now to find out if you are eligible. Terms and conditions apply.