Understanding Mental Health

TQUK Certificate , Level 3
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Course Information


Fully-Funded Digital Learning.


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

Course 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 and 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

Entry requirements

  • Aged 19+
  • Level 1 English

Assessment types

Written assessments, tasks, and activities.

Course details

Duration: 24 Weeks
Study Type: Part time
Course Code: 89245-01

Please note that for all courses starting on 9th September, there will be an induction week, WC 2nd September.

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