Mental Health Needs (Level 2)

Mental Health Needs (Level 2) 


This qualification aims to raise awareness of:

  • the role of the mental health worker
  • the process and approaches involved in the care and support of those who experience mental ill health


Attendance: Distance Learning
Start date: September 2018
Duration: 12 weeks
Location: Teesdale

What will you do?

  • Unit 01 Understand the role of the mental health worker
  • Unit 02 Mental health and mental health issues
  • Unit 03 Understand duty of care in adult health and social care
  • Unit 04 Approaches to care and management in mental health

How will you learn?
Two module text books will be provided with all learning materials included for your directed study.

How are you assessed?
Assessment involves work booklets which are completed as distance learning and submitted to the college.

You need:
There are no specific prior qualifications needed to access this qualification. This qualification is suitable for anyone who wants to gain a more in-depth understanding of mental health needs.

What do you need to know?
There are no formal entry requirements as all learning materials are provided.

This qualification is awarded by Cache.

What’s next?
Upon completion of the course, students can apply for other distance learning programmes, use as APL for QCF qualifications where appropriate and use their newly acquired knowledge in practice.

How much does the course cost?
Fully funded if you are a 19+ Learner.

Additional costs
£120 withdraw or non-completion fee applies if you do not complete your course.

3 reasons to join us:

  • Relevant subject areas to develop your knowledge in a range of career areas.
  • Distance learning allows for flexibility and the ability to gain accredited qualifications.
  • Supportive tutors and excellent learning materials to support your studies.

Destinations and Progress
Progress onto a wide range of distance learning courses available within the college to expand your learning or continual professional development.

Level 2 courses can also be useful as providing evidence for previous learning as you may wish to progress onto a Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care if you are in a relevant employment setting.

Possible combination subjects
Study one distance learning course at a time or alongside a longer programme of study to enhance your learning and skills further.