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Introduction to Mental Health Awareness

Course title: Introduction to Mental Health Awareness Course level: Level 1
Qualification: Award Awarding body: NCFE
UCAS code: Not applicable Academic year: 2018 - 2019
Course delivery: Part-time Course length: Three hours per week for four weeks.
Venue: Various community venues and the Waterside Centre, Accrington

Overview

This qualification looks at the knowledge and understanding of the key principles of a wide range of mental health issues.

The qualification is designed for any learner that wants to raise their awareness of mental health and the problems that can cause mental ill-health.

Modules and units

This qualification aims to:

  • Develop learners’ knowledge of the rights of those with mental health issues
  • Dispel some of the myths and misconceptions frequently linked to mental health issues
  • Raise awareness of the issues surrounding mental health difficulties.

Entry requirements

Good level of English and maths.

How will I be assessed?

Portfolio of evidence and a workbook.

Qualifications achieved

Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness (QCF)

Progression and employment

Level 2 Developing Awareness of Mental Health Awareness.

How much will the course cost me?

Please contact us for costs of this course. The fee may be reduced or void depending on the individual’s circumstances.

The cost of the course includes, the college enrolment fee and exam fees.

Are you eligible for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan? Click here to find out more.

If you have any queries please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance Team on 01254 354354 or email info@accross.ac.uk

 

Courses are completely FREE for anyone who is unemployed, actively seeking work and claiming a benefit.

IMPORTANT: Evidence of your benefit claim MUST be brought to the first class.

How do I apply?

You can apply online (see apply now button), call 01254 354423 or pop into our College to collect an application form.

 

Additional and key information

For more information about the course, please contact Richard Dwyer:

Call: 01254 354423
Email: rdwyer@accross.ac.uk

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