What does this qualification cover?

This qualification aims to raise awareness of mental health and a range of mental health problems.

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is designed for anyone looking to develop their understanding of mental health and the problems that can cause mental ill health.

The course will work well for those that are unable to attend classroom sessions

How is this qualification structured?

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems, learners are required to successfully complete 13 mandatory units.

The course is delivered over 11 separate weeks and is roll on roll off and can be delivered remotely however, regular catch-up sessions will be available on Wednesdays at Achievement Training where learners can pop in and speak to a tutor for guidance and support.

How is it assessed?

To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the units as detailed in the qualification specification. Grades are not awarded.

The Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems is internally assessed.

What related qualifications can you progress to?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

• Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
• Level 2 Award in Awareness of Dementia
• 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

There are no entry requirements,  all candidate applications will be reviewed on an individual basis.
If you have experience or previous knowledge that will support your application please remember to tell us.
  Level 2​ courses fully funded if you are: ​
  • are 19-23 and do not already have a level 2 qualification
  • are 24+ and unemployed or earn below the National Living Wage annually (£22,308 from April 2024)
  If you want to check you are able to access this course for free call for a chat 01752 202266.

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