Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems (Level 2)

Key Facts
  • Starts All year round
  • Course Type Distance Learning
  • Duration 13 Weeks
  • You Need 3 Requirements needed View


This qualification aims to raise awareness of mental health and a range of mental health problems. The objective of this qualification is to develop the learner’s understanding of a range of mental health problems, which could be used to support their role in the workplace and their interactions with individuals with mental health problems.

What will I learn

This qualification covers: Understanding Mental Health. Understanding Stress. Understanding Anxiety. Understanding Phobias. Understanding Depression. Understanding Post-Natal Depression. Understanding Bipolar Disorder. Understanding Schizophrenia. Understanding Dementia. Understanding Eating Disorders. Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

How will I learn

Module text books are provided with all learning materials included for your directed study.

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. You can also apply for a Level 3 distance learning course in mental health.

Additional Information

You will need a willingness to develop an understanding of mental health and the problems that can cause mental ill-health. To apply for any of these courses or for any further enquiries, please email distancelearning@stockton.ac.uk.

You can study in the comfort of your own home
You can gain an accredited Level 2 qualification
All Level 2 courses are completely free; there is only a charge if you do not complete the course on time or if you withdraw
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