Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems



This qualification is designed for anyone looking to develop their understanding of Mental Health and the problems that can cause ill Mental Health.

You must attend an Induction session before you can begin your studies.

Please note, whilst the course is free, there is a £50 withdrawal fee if you choose to withdraw from the course.

Your course may be free or discounted depending on your circumstances.
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This qualification is based on 13 Mandatory units. In each topic you will gain an understanding of specific Mental Health problems such as stress, anxiety, depression, phobias, bi-polar disorder, and OCD. You will develop an understanding of the topic in relation to the symptoms and experience for the individual, support needs, how the disorder can be managed and treated and the roles and needs of family and friends of the individual.

Awarding Body: CACHE
This course is delivered via Distance Learning. You will receive your own study pack, alongside a dedicated tutor who you can contact throughout your studies. Your study packs comprise a set of high-quality knowledge workbooks that are designed to help you learn independently through a range of reflective activities. You will also receive an online assessment account where you will document your evidence.

Course Length
14 weeks

You must attend the Induction session. Regular tutorials can be arranged if you require additional support.

You could progress onto other Distance Learning programmes such as:

• Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges
• Level 2 Certificate in Children & Young Peoples Mental Health
• Level 2 Certificate in Common Childhood Illnesses

Or a standalone qualification in Counselling Skills.

Course Start Date(s)


Course Length

14 weeks

Course Price

Full Fee

Discounted Fee

Full Concession

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