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Skills for the Workplace

Level 2 - Awareness of Mental Health Problems

  • Academic Year: 23/24
  • Adult
  • EP Campus
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The Course

Individuals who work with people with mental health problems need to understand each condition fully. Likewise, anyone who has seen someone experience mental health problems would benefit from understanding the meaning, causes, effects, symptoms and management of mental health conditions. This nationally recognised qualification covers all of these aspects and is the perfect place to start if you wish to increase your awareness of mental health problems.

This course should take approximately six to nine months to complete. There are 13 mandatory units in this qualification:

  • Understanding mental health
  • Understanding stress
  • Understanding anxiety
  • Understanding phobias
  • Understanding depression
  • Understanding post-natal 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)

This is a remote learning course which will be assessed via a portfolio of evidence.

Flexible start dates and study options apply to this course.

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There are no entry requirements for this cours; however, due to the level of difficulty, a minimum achievement of Level 1 at initial assessment will be required.

This is a knowledge-only qualification; therefore, no real work environment placement is required, but it may be beneficial.

Why not look into our FREE* adult maths, English, and IT courses while you study with us?

*Subject to eligibility

This qualification can enhance your CV when applying for employment in industries such as education, health and social care, public services and many more.

Achievement of this qualification could lead on to courses such as:

  • Level 2 Award in Suicide Awareness
  • Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health
  • Level 3 Award in Counselling Skills

There are lots of other courses available to you at Cheshire College – see our website for other short and remote learning courses.

Adults can enrol for FREE

You may see a fee attached to the course you’re interested in, but if you’re aged 19+ you’ll more than likely be eligible to enrol onto an adult course for FREE.
Take a look and get in touch with admissions@ccsw.ac.uk if you’d like anymore information.

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