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Course Code: NPCHS231/1DL

Course Level: Level 1

Study Mode: Online-Learning

Course Type: Adults

Course overview

Gain essential knowledge and understanding of mental health issues. Explore topics such as common mental health conditions, stigma, and the importance of self-care. Learn about strategies for promoting mental well-being and supporting individuals experiencing mental health challenges.

Mental health is one of the most pressing issues of our time. With this course, you can develop the skills you need to help those affected by it. This Mental Health Awareness Course is ideal for anyone who wants to develop their knowledge and understanding of mental health principles, and learn useful skills that will benefit their career progression

Be working or volunteering in a health and social care environment or other relevant working environment; have a basic level of English in order to complete the written assessments.

This course will require the learner to commit to self study hours in order to complete the assessments.

To achieve the Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the mandatory unit.

Assessments must be completed in the agreed timescale and submitted to the assessor who will then provide feedback, advice and guidance, and, additional support where needed.

Susan Goodwin, H&SC Assessor
Tel: 01782 254121
Chloe Richards, H&SC Administrator
Tel: 01782 254387
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Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems

A range of financial support may be available for adult students to help towards the cost of your fees, equipment, childcare and/or other expenses while studying, depending on your personal circumstances and the course you are studying. For more details visit

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