TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems


About this course

This qualification is aimed at learners looking to raise their awareness of mental health and the wide range of mental health conditions.

⚡️  Free of charge - this course is fully-funded by the government as long as you've lived in the UK for three years and are aged 19+

💻  Start this course as soon as you're ready - no need to wait for a new term to begin

👨🏻‍🎓  Nationally-recognised and accredited qualification

👍🏽  Get support from our in-house team at Farnborough College of Technology

📆  Option to complete the course faster by putting in extra time

🧾  Boost your CV and job applications straight away

⭐️  Option to pay for the course if you're not eligible for fully-funded option

What will I study?

The objective of this qualification is to develop the learners understanding of a range of mental health problems, which could be used to support their role in the workplace or where they may work or interact with individuals with mental health problems.

Course Availability

Apply online for this course and start making progress straightaway. 

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

Studies Include

What modules are covered?

This qualification consists of 13 mandatory units:

  • Understanding mental health (4 credits)
  • Understanding stress (1 credit)
  • Understanding anxiety (1 credit)
  • Understanding phobias (1 credit)
  • Understanding depression (1 credit)
  • Understanding postnatal depression (1 credit)
  • Understanding bipolar disorder (1 credit)
  • Understanding schizophrenia (1 credit)
  • Understanding dementia (1 credit)
  • Understanding eating disorders (1 credit)
  • Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD (1 credit)
  • Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – OCD (1 credit)
  • Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – PTSD (1 credit)



What Next?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • Level 2 and 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
  • Level 2 and 3 Certificates in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • NCFE Level 2 Award in Awareness of Dementia
  • Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships in Health & Social Care

Possible employers

The qualification can support progression to employment and progression within employment for the following job roles and workers:

  • Care Assistant Or Worker
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Adult Social Care Relief Team Worker
  • Night Care Assistant
  • Support Worker (Supported Living)
  • Key Workers In Residential/Domiciliary/Day-Care Settings
  • Home Care Support Worker
  • Re-Enablement Worker
  • Healthcare Support Service Worker
  • Clinical Healthcare Support Worker
  • Healthcare Assistant
  • Mental Health Support/Outreach Worker
  • Substance Misuse Worker
  • Counsellor
  • Health Education/Promotion Worker


Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

There are no specific prior qualifications needed to access this qualification. However, learners might find it useful if they have already completed a Level 1 qualification.

Due to government funding these courses are available free of charge; subject to the learners meeting the set eligibility. You must have lived in the UK/EU for the past 3 years and be over 19 years old. There may be a fee should you withdraw from the course.

What are the advantages of learning online with us?
Study with an Ofsted Outstanding College ​​
Your journey to personal development is in great hands. As an Ofsted outstanding college, our experience helps support learners to gain qualifications and progress into all different kinds of industries.
Study in your own time and at your own pace ​
Although assignments will have deadlines, you could study in the morning, during a lunch break or in the middle of the night - the choice is yours.
Boost your self-esteem and confidence ​​
​Achieving a new qualification can help give you the confidence needed to aim for a promotion or to apply for a new job.
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