Mental Health Awareness

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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness is designed for any learner who wants to raise their awareness of mental health and the problems that can cause mental ill-health. This course gives learners knowledge of a range of different mental health issues, covering causes of the issues as well as how mental health problems can be managed and treated. This programme will help learners to build up achievements in a way which is appropriate and meaningful. Course Information • A blended or distance learning programme • Flexible learning – candidates complete the programme within agreed time scales • Fully supported by The Skills Network in partnership with our network of Further Education colleges • Simple enrolment and induction procedure • Receive a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification upon completion • NO course fees – fully funded by the college (subject to terms and conditions – see ‘Course Costs’ overleaf) Tutor support Our team of highly qualified tutors are available to support all learners throughout their programme of study with robust feedback, advice and guidance. Connecting people…developing skills Course Content Upon enrolment each candidate will receive a learning resource / information pack which covers the following: Part A Unit 1: Understanding Mental Health • The meaning of mental health and mental ill health • The impact of community based mental health care • The social context of mental illness • The legal context of mental illness Part B Unit 2: Understanding stress Unit 3: Understanding anxiety Unit 4: Understanding phobias Unit 5: Understanding depression Unit 6: Understanding post-natal depression Part C Unit 7: Understanding bipolar disorder Unit 8: Understanding schizophrenia Unit 9: Understanding dementia Unit 10: Understanding eating disorders Unit 11: Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Completing the Course Each candidate will receive their own learning pack which includes three learning resources / information booklets and three paper-based assessments. Candidates must complete the assessments in the agreed time scales and submit them for marking by our team of qualified tutors. Your tutor will then provide feedback; advice and guidance to help you successfully complete the course. Upon successful completion of the assessment, candidates will be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness and will then be able to progress on to other areas of study. Candidate Application Candidates can apply to undertake this course by registering their interest with their employer (e.g. their line manager, training and development or personnel department). Employers can then register candidates by completing a standard Candidate Application Form (terms and conditions apply). Applicants will then be required to attend a group induction session at their place of work at a time to be agreed. Course Costs There are no fees for this course as the college has secured funding and has agreed to waive all fees. Therefore, there is no charge to either you (the employer) or you (the candidate). ** Please note that when a candidate enrols on this course they will be expected to complete the programme of study within the allocated time scales. Should a candidate not complete the course in full, they will be required to pay a fee to cover registration, administration fees and learning material costs. Funded places are subject to availability and are subject to the terms and conditions of the college delivering the course. Contact us to register applicants, or for more information, please contact The Learnerfind Team on: T: 0113 887 8349 E: **this information is correct at time of publication and may be subject to change. The Skills Network reserves the right to impose fees at the request of partner colleges. Details of any related fees will be presented and agreed with candidates and employers prior to enrolment if applicable.