6 week course
This qualification is designed for learners looking to increase their knowledge and awareness of mental health. It will help the learner to develop their awareness of issues surrounding mental health and to know the rights of those with mental health issues.
These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.
What will I learn?
During this course learners will find out more about:
What is meant by Mental Health and Mental-ill Health
The social and personal effects of Mental-ill Health
The responses to Mental Health issues
Cultural diversity in relation to Mental Health
How will the course be assessed?
The course content is designed to take approx. 16 hours (including assessments) to complete.
Learners will be given access to a comprehensive online learning platform (EQUAL) which will provide them with a range of interactive learning resources and activities to support their learning and successful completion of short assessments for each learning outcome.
Further self-directed research is encouraged to expand learners’ understanding of key topics.
Materials and other information
The Additional Learning Support Team work across college supporting students with a variety of learning needs in different ways. Support can be requested at enrolment or at any point throughout your course. For more information about ALS or for support booking onto a course telephone 0333 0031717
Progression and Careers
Clear deadlines will be provided for each learning outcome to ensure the qualification is completed within the set time frame.
Completion and progress on each unit is clearly identified on the learner’s online dashboard.
Learners will receive regular online feedback throughout the course including opportunities for further development.