NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy In the workplace

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Recent reports suggest that over 12 million working days were lost due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety in just one year. It’s important that employers are transparent and open about mental health issues. Increasing the understanding of mental health among staff at all levels builds a culture of care and support.

Course Information

In this fully online course, you’ll build an understanding of mental health problems and the support available in the workplace. You will learn how to support individuals with their mental health, as well as what a mentally healthy environment is like.


Units / Modules

  • Unit 1: Exploring mental health
  • Unit 2: Understand how to support individuals with mental ill health
  • Unit 3: Understand a mentally healthy environment

Benefits / Skills

  • Flexible online delivery.
  • Assessed via activities so no exams.
  • Useful for personal development or seeking employment.
  • Study at your own pace.

Assessment Types

Written assessments, tasks, and activities.

Entry Requirements

Aged 19+, Level 1 English.

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Course Details


8-12 weeks

Study Type

Part time

Course Code


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