TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

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Distance Learning

Fully-Funded Digital Learning.

Course Information

This mental health course will enable you to develop a thorough knowledge and
understanding of mental health and well-being. It will equip learners with the
skills needed to work in mental health services, making it ideal for those who
want to progress in the health and social care sector.

With increasing worries around each life stage, whether linked to exam
pressure, work expectations, unemployment or financial difficulties, it is not
surprising that individuals may struggle to cope with the demands of everyday
life. Approximately one in four people in the UK will experience a mental health
problem each year. This is why it is more important than ever before to increase
our understanding of mental health in order to tackle this growing health
concern and challenge the stigma attached to mental ill


Units / Modules

  • Understand the role of the mental health care worker
  • Understand mental health conditions in context
  • Living with a mental health condition
  • Mental health conditions and destructive behaviour
  • Understanding treatment of mental health conditions

Benefits / Skills

Benefits of this programme include:

  • 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


24 Weeks

Study Type

Part time

Course Code


Yorkshire Centre for Training and Development
Leeds City College
Leeds City College