Distance Learning

Mental Health Problems Awareness Certificate (QCF)

Course Overview

  • Campuses

  • Qualification

    Distance Learning
  • Subject

    Health, Childcare and Education
  • Duration

    10-12 weeks
  • Course Target


Course Fees

*This course is free for all applicants

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.

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.

  • Assessment Criteria

    You will learn:

    - Unit 1 - Understanding Mental Health;
    - Unit 2 - Understanding Stress;
    - Unit 3 - Understanding Anxiety;
    - Unit 4 - Understanding Phobias;
    - Unit 5 - Understanding Depression;
    - Unit 6 - Understanding Post-Natal Depression;
    - Unit 7 - Understanding Bipolar Disorder;
    - Unit 8 - Understanding Schizophrenia;
    - Unit 9 - Understanding Dementia;
    - Unit 10 - Understanding Eating Disorders;
    - Unit 11 - Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder;
    - Unit 12 - Understanding Obessive Compulsive Disorder;
    - Unit 13 - Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

    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;
- Increase understanding of symptoms and management of stress, anxiety and phobias;
- Further your personal and professional development;
- Gain a clear understanding of mental health legislation.

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