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Working in Mental Health - Level 2 Certificate

Course aims

This qualification has been designed to be an introduction to a wide range of mental health conditions.

Course length

2 hours a week for 30 weeks, 60 hours

Who is the course for?

Learners must be at least 16 years old

Will I gain any qualifications?

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems.

Do I need any knowledge, skills or qualifications?

You will normally have completed the BAES level 1 in Mental Health Awareness. You must have English at Level 2 or GCSE Grade A*-C and maths at level 1 or equivalent.

What could this course lead to?

Learners may wish to progress to Level 3 qualifications with other providers.

Content

  • You will develop an understanding of a range of mental health issues.
  • You will raise your awareness of the problems that can cause mental ill-health.
  • You will develop an insight into how various mental health issues can impact on the sufferer.

How will I learn?

Your qualification will be assessed by your tutor using a range of methods. You will complete a portfolio of evidence throughout the course. You will have weekly teaching sessions for 2 hours.

What materials or equipment will I need to provide?

You will need proof of ID. Writing equipment and a USB Memory stick.

Your commitments as a learner

To achieve success on the course you will need to:

  • Attend regularly. If you need to miss a class, please let us know in advance, if possible.
  • Have sufficient time for self-study and completion of homework.
  • Complete the course.
  • Complete all the assessments.
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