Certificate in Working with Mental Health Needs (Level 2)

Key Facts
  • Starts All year round
  • Course Type Distance Learning
  • Duration 8 Weeks
  • You Need 3 Requirements needed View


This course enables learners to gain skills and understanding of mental health needs which can improve the experiences of service users. They will learn how to identify mental health issues efficiently, enabling them to provide preventative care.

What will I learn

This qualification covers: Understand the Role of the Mental Health Worker. Mental Health and Mental Health Issues. Understand Duty of Care in Adult Health and Social Care. Approaches to Care and Management in Mental Health. Understanding Change and Support in Relation to Mental health.

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 help those with mental health needs and an eagerness to learn how to support them to the best of your ability. 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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