Certificate in the Awareness of Mental Health Problems - Level 2

Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems

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.


Planned Learning Hours

Course Duration: 16 weeks

Learner Benefits

–  Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification

 Furthers personal and professional development

 No need to formally attend a college

–  Receive a set of high-quality learner support materials

–  Gain support from a dedicated team

Business Benefits

  Reduced risk of malpractice by understanding mental health legislation

Increases understanding of symptoms and management of conditions

Reinforces importance of understanding causes of illnesses such as depression

  Evidence of competency of external stakeholders

–  Allows employees to gain relevant skills, knowledge and understanding

Job Sectors

  Customer Service

  Medical Services

–  Legal Services

–  Health and Social Care

–  Hospitality and catering

  Retail and ICT

The qualification provides learners with an appreciation and understanding of a number of different mental health issues that are increasingly prevalent in today’s society.


Aged 19+

Lived in the EU for 3 years

Minimum of 8 learners (For employers)

  • Understanding Mental Health
  • Understanding Stress
  • Understanding Anxiety
  • Understanding Phobias
  • Understanding Depression
  • Understanding Postnatal Depression
  • Understanding Bipolar Disorder
  • Understanding Schizophrenia
  • Understanding Dementia
  • Understanding Eating Disorders
  • Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – ADHD
  • Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – OCD
  • Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – PTSD

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