This entry level qualification aims to raise awareness of the issues surrounding mental health difficulties, dispel some of the myths and misconceptions frequently linked to mental health issues and develop the learners’ knowledge of the rights of those with mental health issues.
Who is this course suitable for?
The qualification is appropriate for a wide range of people with an interest in raising their own understanding of mental health issues. It would complement study in a range of areas, eg citizenship, PSHE, healthcare, social care, counselling or public services.
It may also be particularly useful for those working within the voluntary and community sector and for others whose role calls for interaction with the general public in their day-to-day work.
What are the entry requirements?
Our only requirement is that you should be 19 years old or over and resident in England.
How is it assessed?
This qualification is assessed via a mandatory workbook.
Do I need to be working to take the course?
What you will achieve
Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness
What types of role can I apply for on completion?
The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners to progress to further qualifications in a similar subject area at a higher level or complement other areas of study in a related subject area.
What related qualification can I progress to?
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Working with People with Mental Health Issues
Level 1 Certificate in Employability Skills.
EU Resident for the last 3 years
Health and Social Care