Introduction to Mental Health Awareness

Level 2 Award in Introduction to Mental Health Awareness (RQF)

COURSE OVERVIEW

Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague.  


This ½ day course is suitable for everyone as it provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a suspected mental health condition and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost a person towards professional help.  All members of the public can benefit from this course and it is a great stepping stone into First Aid for Mental Health.


Learners undertaking this qualification will develop knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of mental health awareness.

COURSE SYLLABUS 

This qualification consists of a range of First Aid for Mental Health related subjects, which learners must complete successfully in order to achieve the qualification. Upon completion of this course learners will:

  • Understand mental health and wellbeing
  • Understand how mental ill health affects the experience of individuals 
  • Understand the mental health continuum 
  • Understand ways to self-manage own wellbeing

The assessment process is by:

Open-response learner workbook


 The qualification is assessed through providing a short response to prescribed questions.

COURSE DETAILS

This ½ day course is delivered at your premises if suitable, or alternatively can be delivered at one of our dedicated training facilities throughout the UK.


Our training facilities include modern, fully equipped training rooms with comprehensive training equipment and dedicated ‘break out’ areas; on site admin support and ample car parking.

A maximum of 16 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.


Upon successful completion of the qualification assessment, Learners will be awarded the Ofqual regulated Level 2 Award in Introduction to Mental Health Awareness (RQF).  


It is strongly recommended that the learner attends annual refresher training.  

COURSE FEES INCLUDE

Our Level 2 Award in Introduction to Mental Health Awareness (RQF) course includes:

  • ½ day of training from an experienced First Aid for Mental Health trainer 
  • All training aids, equipment and hand-outs 
  • Level 2 Award in Introduction to Mental Health Awareness (RQF) certification by a leading Awarding Body