Certificate in Understanding Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace L2

Flexible Learning

Course Dates:
This course has flexible course dates.
Cost or fee remission information
Level 2

Course overview

Not everyone can attend regular classes -Flexible Learning means you can 
study at times and locations to suit you. More and more people are choosing to 
study on a Flexible Learning course to improve their general employability 
skills. The courses can be offered in a venue within the community and built 
around your training requirements. All our tutors are specialists in their 
vocational area and offer exceptionally high quality one-to-one support. 
Whatever your background or experience, we believe there will be a programme of 
interest to you.
Funding eligibility criteria:
• Candidate must be aged 19 or over on 31/08/2020
• Candidates aged 19-23 must already hold a Full L2 Qualification
• Candidates must have resided in the EU for the past 3 years

Course requirements

Learners must have a genuine interest in their chosen subject. This qualification is suitable for anyone wanting to increase their knowledge and understanding of mental ill health and how to support people experiencing mental distress. The course will be particularly helpful to individuals, managers and organisations wishing to assess and improve mental wellbeing in the workplace or learning environment.

What will I do?

You will be required to complete 3 units of study. The course will cover. Unit 1 Exploring mental health. Unit 2 Understand how to support individuals with mental ill health. Unit 3 Understand a mentally healthy environment. Learners are required to complete assessments that are based upon the information and activities within the learning materials provided. There is no end test or multiple-choice exam for this course.

What will it give me?

You will gain a good understanding of the signs and indicators of a range of common mental health problems, including the signs that a person may be experiencing a mental health crisis. You will learn how to appropriately support individuals at these times within the boundaries of their own role and level of expertise. The course also provides employers with a structured training programme that will meet the training needs of their employees, giving peace of mind that staff of all levels are equipped with the knowledge they need to recognise a decline in mental well-being and how they can contribute to creating a mentally healthy workplace or learning environment. On successful completion of the course, a Level 2 certificate will be awarded. A nationally recognised awarding body accredits the course

Materials needed

Basic Stationery.

What can I do when I finish?

By undertaking this programme, you will be able to further your own continuous professional development, which may improve your career prospects or you can progress onto further qualifications or another Flexible Learning course.

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