By studying this course, learners will increase their knowledge and understanding of mental health, and develop skills which will enable them to progress into a career in the health and social care sector. The course equips learners with an introductory level of knowledge and understanding of mental health issues. Learners will look at what mental health means, the effects mental health can have on individuals and on society, the current responses to mental health and the relationship between cultural diversity and mental health issues.
This course is ideal for learners who wish to gain a basic knowledge of mental health and the effects it can have on both individuals and society. Anyone who currently works in health and social care settings would benefit from this course, as well as those who would like to improve their awareness of mental health for personal reasons. This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 or above.
What is meant by mental health
The social and personal effects of mental ill health
The responses to mental health issues
Cultural diversity in relation to mental health issues
Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. We ensure you get all the support you need throughout your course in the form of a Personal Tutor and a Learner Support Advisor.
Funding is available for the full cost of this qualification if you are aged 19-23. If you are 24 and above and paid more than £17,374.50 per year, you would usually have to pay 50% of the qualification cost.
However, because we are committed to giving you the qualifications you need when you need them, we have decided as business to waive the 50% fee that you would usually pay.
This means there will be no cost to you or your employer regardless of your age.
2 weeks (can be completed sooner)
This course is delivered via distance learning, which gives you the flexibility to choose when and where you study.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will have earned a nationally recognised qualification, opening different doors for your future.
By completing this qualification, you can put your certificate towards establishing a long-standing career pathway within the healthcare sector.
We’re all about making an impact, be that individuals making an impact through their day-to-day work, or by organisations making their impact on our economy.
As a national training provider, we make this impact throughout the UK, with expertise in childcare, healthcare, business, and IT and digital skills.
To enrol, complete the form below, call us on 01753 596 004, or email us.