This qualification is designed for any learner that wants to raise their awareness of mental health and the problems that can cause mental ill-health.
These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within the health and social care, to complement other qualifications in apprenticeship frameworks within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.
How is this qualification structured?
To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness, learners are required to successfully complete 10 mandatory units.
How is it assessed?
To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the mandatory units. Grades are not awarded.
The Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health is internally assessed.
What related qualifications can you progress to?
This qualification supports progression to further learning in the following areas:
• Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
• 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
• Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health
Which type of job roles can you apply for on completion?
The objectives of this qualification are to prepare learners for further training and to support a role in the workplace.