OLFLEX - 04/09/2023
12 week course
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
Course Overview

The purpose of this qualification is to educate individuals in spotting signs of self-harm and suicide and helping to prevent further harm by encouraging individuals to seek help. The qualification is designed to apply to a range of circumstances, including upskilling individuals with a safeguarding responsibilities in a range of workplace and community settings.

The qualification is also designed to educate individuals of all ages; increasing knowledge and encouraging conversation in all aspects of society that could prevent individuals hurting themselves or deaths by suicide.

This qualification is designed to reach many individuals to try to combat the rising rate of self-harm and suicide.

What will I learn?

There are 4 units in the qualification:

Introduction to suicide and self-harm awareness

Recognising the signs of suicide and self-harm in individuals

The principles of suicide and self-harm prevention

Support for individuals when dealing with grief after suicide

How will the course be assessed?

Learners will be given access to a comprehensive online learning platform which will provide them with detailed knowledge and information to support their successful completion of each unit.

Further self-directed research is encouraged to expand learner’s 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 with booking on a course telephone 0333 0031717.

Progression and Careers

Clear deadlines will be provided for each unit 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 written feedback throughout the course including opportunities for further development.

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