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Where will this course lead?

Mental health presents one of the greatest challenges to our society. With an estimated 450 million people worldwide suffering from a mental health problem, around a quarter of British adults will experience some form of mental health problem, within the course of a year. While many elements of mental health are still not understood, having a good knowledge of the information that is available is essential in the care sector.

What will I study?

  • Develop understanding and appreciation of mental health conditions
  • Learn about signs, triggers and symptoms of mental health
  • Understand how mental health affects an individual's ability to cope and function
  • Examine guidance to potentially manage and support them with their illness

How will this course be delivered?

16 weeks distance learning (4 assessments)

What qualifications will I get?

Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems

How will I be assessed?

Assessments will be marked by an allocated tutor who will provide you with detailed feedback. You will be assessed against criteria where all learning outcomes of the course have to be covered; your tutor will give you guidance for this.

How do I get a place on the course?

Register your interest and we will contact you with a date for enrolment, or contact 01789 266245 / professionals@stratford.ac.uk

What are the entry requirements?

No specific entry requirements, but an initial assessment will be completed at enrolment.

What else do I need to know?

You must be aged 19+ and have lived within the European Economic Area (EEA) for at least 3 years. You must be based in England; however some postcode exclusions apply - please enquire for confirmation of eligibility. In addition to this, please note that participants cannot be currently enrolled on an apprenticeship or higher education training programme.

These courses are fully funded at zero cost unless they are not completed and learning materials are retained by the learner; please note that in these circumstances, there is a £125 fee.

Location

Stratford-upon-Avon College

Start Date

Various

Day

Various

Time

Various

Course Fee

Free

Course Code

HEFBS013OCP0

Study Mode

Distance Learning