Awareness in Mental Health Problems Certificate
- Health & Social Care
- Mixed Mode, Distance with Attendance
- 12 Weeks - flexible
Mental health concerns how we think, feel and behave and mental health problems can affect anyone. In fact, as many as one in four people in the UK will be diagnosed with a mental health issue at some point in their lives. This figure indicates that most people will have first-hand experience of mental distress, whether it be themselves or someone they know.
This course and the learning materials for the Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems will provide learners with comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the various forms of mental distress, including stress, anxiety, phobias, depression, dementia and schizophrenia, among others.
What you'll learn / gain skills in
Mental distress takes many forms. This qualification aims to broaden learners’ knowledge of mental ill-health and the most commonly diagnosed mental health conditions.
Learners will develop an awareness of the signs and symptoms of these conditions and how they may affect people’s day-to-day lives. Learners will also gain an insight into how these conditions can be successfully managed.
The qualification is currently designated as a target-bearing full Level 2 qualification and is mapped to the Skills for Health National Occupational Standards and the knowledge set for dementia from Skills for Care. Consequently, employers can be assured that staff who complete this programme are meeting industry standards.
There are no formal qualifications required for this course
The course can be attended by both the employed and unemployed.