Health & Social Care

Certificate in Mental Health Awareness Level 2 - J201

Hamilton Campus Part Time Level 2 Duration 18 weeks

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This level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness aims to introduce you to a number of ways of understanding and responding to various mental health disorders.

Course Details

The aims of the course are to enable you to:

  • To understand the nine specified mental health conditions
  • To understand how to respond to the nine specified mental health conditions
  • To understand relevant terms used within the field of mental health
  • To understand how the nine specified mental health conditions can be managed
Timetable Info

Wednesday 10:00 — 16:00 or Thursday 09:00 — 17:00

Entry Guidelines

Relevant level 1 qualification or a minimum of 3 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above. These subjects should preferably be academic subjects which have a significant written component.

In some cases, applicants may be considered on their individual skills and experience. For example, if they work in the sector, as a support worker or in the health service.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

No additional equipment is required.

Assessment Method

All 10 units are assessed through the building up a portfolio of evidence that covers the relevant assessment criteria.

The portfolio assessments may be made up of reports, posters, essays, worksheets and timed tasks.

To achieve the certificate you must complete all 10 mandatory units.

Where can I progress to?

Access to Higher Education if you also have GCSEs including English and Mathematics at Grade C or above (4 and above under new GCSE tariff)

Pre-Access to Higher Education if you do not meet the above

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Starting 6th February 2024 - Ending - 21st May 2024

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If you are aged 19 or over:

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £540.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 23/24.

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