This qualification is aimed at anyone seeking to improve their understanding and awareness of suicide and self-harm.
âš¡ï¸ 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+
ðŸ’» Start this course as soon as you're ready - no need to wait for a new term to begin
ðŸ‘¨ðŸ»ðŸŽ“ Nationally-recognised and accredited qualification
ðŸ‘ðŸ½ Get support from our in-house team at Farnborough College of Technology
ðŸ“† Option to complete the course faster by putting in extra time
ðŸ§¾ Boost your CV and job applications straight away
âï¸ Option to pay for the course if you're not eligible for fully-funded option
The knowledge individuals will gain is not sector-specific but can be applied to a broad range of personal and professional situations. Individuals who may find this course useful to their professional life include: teachers, mental health workers, crisis helpline volunteers, support workers, individuals in a safeguarding role, parents or guardians, and others working with individuals who may be at increased risk of self-harm or suicide.
You will be provided with the learning materials either online and you will have the support of a knowledgeable assessor who will give you guidance and feedback on the course as you complete it. This course takes between 2 to 6 months to complete.
Apply online for this course and start making progress straightaway.
If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.
To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Self-harm and Suicide Awareness and Prevention.
Unit 1: Introduction to suicide and self-harm awareness
Unit 2: Recognising the signs of suicide and self-harm in individuals
Unit 3: The principles of suicide and self-harm prevention
Unit 4: Support for individuals when dealing with grief after suicide
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.