Distance Learning Courses

Certificate In Understanding Working With People With Mental Health Needs

Course Overview

  • Campuses

  • Qualification

    Distance Learning Courses
  • Subject

    Health and Social Care
  • Duration

    10-12 weeks
  • Age


Course Fees

No fees

Entry requirements

Eligibility criteria:

- Age 19+
- Lived in the EU for 3 years.


This is a 12 week course for adults with continuous start dates throughout the year. With guidance and support you will work online towards achieving a recognised Level 2 qualification, and receive your certificate on completion. Please apply or contact us for further information.

This qualification provides a broad range of knowledge and information for those who want to work in mental health, a care sector which presents one of the greatest challenges to our society, with an estimated 450 million sufferers worldwide.

Course Content:

- Gain skills and understanding to improve the experiences of service users;
- Understand the importance of duty of care in adult health and social care;
- Understand the role of the mental health worker;
- Learn the correct approach to care and management.

  • Assessment Criteria

    You will learn:

    - Understand the Role of the Mental Health Worker;
    - Mental Health and Mental Health Issues;
    - Understand Duty of Care in Adult Health and Social Care;
    - Approaches to Care and Management in Mental Health;
    - Understanding Change and Support in Relation to Mental Health.

    As part of your registration process for online learning you will have to attend a short induction to provide evidence of your eligibility. You will not have to attend an interview.

Further information

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;
- Receive support from a dedicated team.

Business Benefits:

- Ensures staff have correct approach to care and management;
- Relevant to a wide variety of people and care settings;
- Reinforces the importance of duty of care;
- Gives employees a high standard of learning;
- Ensures staff understand the role of the mental health worker.

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