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Level 2 Certificate in

Mental Health Awareness

This qualification aims to raise awareness of mental health and a range of mental health conditions. The objectives of this qualification are to prepare learners for further training and to support a role in the workplace.

This qualification is designed for any learner that wants to raise their awareness of mental health and the problems that can cause mental ill health.

These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications in apprenticeship frameworks within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.

There are no specific prior qualifications needed to access this qualification, although learners may find it useful to have previously achieved a Level 1 qualification in a health, social care or mental health related area.

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the mandatory units.

This qualification supports progression to further learning in the following areas:

  • Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

  • Level 2 and 3 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector

  • Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care

  • Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management

  • Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health