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Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems (online)

Course code: ZPZT999P

Subject area: Health & Social Care

Study level: Part Time

Course level: 2

Course details

Course time:

Flexible

Days of week:

Flexible

Course date:

Flexible Start - 19th Jul 2024

Course location:

Online

Contact details

Phone:

01235 555 585

This qualification aims to provide a deeper understanding and awareness of a range of mental health problems. It offers you the opportunity to gain an understanding of the symptoms and triggers relating to a wide variety of mental health problems and how to work with, or interact, with individuals who have them. These are valuable skills, both in a personal and a professional capacity, when dealing with people.
Who is this course for?

The demand for these skills and resources have increased because of COVID19 and it is particularly beneficial for those working in education, health, and social care sectors to have a sound understanding of the range of mental health problems.

What the course will cover:

The course will look at a range of mental health problems including anxiety and stress; phobias; depression, including postnatal depression and bipolar disorder; schizophrenia; obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); eating disorders; dementia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

You will have three months to complete the course and should plan to set aside seven hours per week dedicated to research and writing assignments.

Course Outcomes

You will gain an understanding of the diverse ways in which mental health problems affect an individual and those around them and identify self-help resources and local support services.

What next?
After completing this course learners may like to consider progressing onto Level 1 Counselling Skills.
Entry criteria
You will be required to complete an online assessment, and may be required to have an interview with the tutor prior to being enrolled to the course. Learners are not able to enrol directly.

Please note - you should be 19 years old or over at 31st August 2023 prior to starting the course.

Fee information
There is no fee payable for this course.

As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

Qualifications received
Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems
Learning & method assessment
This is a self-directed online course. Learners are enrolled onto an online platform to access the course content. At the end of each unit, you will complete and submit a written (online) assignment. You will have three months to complete the course and should plan to set aside 7 hours per week dedicated to research and writing assignments.