Level 2

Mental Health Awareness

Course Overview

Our mental health course aims to increase your awareness and understanding of mental health conditions as well as reducing the stigma and discrimination that surrounds it.

By the end of the course you will be able to identify signs, symptoms, risk factors and treatments for the most common mental health problems as well as understanding the support and advice available for mental ill health. Our course also contains a Mental Health First Aid qualification to equip you with the knowledge and understanding to carry out mental health first aid and respond appropriately when others are experiencing a crisis.

No entry requirements

2-4 weeks

Level 2 Certificate in Promoting Community Health and Wellbeing


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Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course. However, you must be aged 16 or over to enrol on this course.

Course Content

Our course is delivered via our online learning platform. You will be provided with a workbook, manuals, an e-learning platform and full tutor support.

Modules covered in this course are:

Unit 1: Mental Health Awareness
• Understanding Mental Health;
• Mental Disorders;
• Understanding Support and Advice Available

Unit 2: Mental Health First Aid
• Recognising and Responding to Mental Illness in Yourself and Others;
• Signposting for Help;
• Escalating Situations;
• Promoting Good Mental Health

Course duration and assessment

This qualification will be delivered online and can be completed in your own time. You will be assessed following the delivery of the qualification via an online e-assessment. The first module will comprise of an online worksheet to be completed and the second module will comprise of an online case study.

Assessments should be attempted in your own time and only following attendance of the course and completion of your workbook.

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