Level 3 NCFE Certificate in Understanding Mental Health


About this course

This Level 3 course is available for free under the government's new 'Lifetime Skills Guarantee' funding. These courses are designed to help you progress in your current role or get a new job. 

Our fully-funded Level 3 courses are available to eligible adults who do not already hold a Level 3 qualification.

The Level 3 NCFE Certificate in Understanding Mental Health is designed to increase your knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental well-being. It will also support your progression into relevant employment within the health and social care sector. The course is suitable for learners who may or may not be in employment, who want to develop technical knowledge to prepare for employment or progress their career by achieving a recognised qualification based on current employer recognised standards.


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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 will:

• focus on the study of mental health and mental well-being to support different occupational areas
• offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge and understanding



What Next?

On successful completion of this qualification, you could progress onto:

  • Level 3 Award in Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 3 Certificate in Working in the Health Sector.

Entry Requirements

What is the entry process?

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification, however, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 2 mental health qualification, or qualifications in healthcare or social care contexts.

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.
FOCAL - Farnborough Online College Advancing Learning
C/O Farnborough College of Technology, Boundary Road, Farnborough, Hants GU14 6SB
Call: 01252 405555