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Certificate in Mental Health Awareness Level 2

Our Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness (RQF) is an accredited qualification designed to provide a thorough understanding of mental health issues through remote theory-based learning. You will explore various mental health conditions, including phobias, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, dementia, and eating disorders. The course offers insights into the symptoms, signs, risk factors, and the impact of these conditions on a person’s well-being and daily life. Additionally, it covers a range of topics such as the effects of mental health issues, coping strategies, and relevant legislation.

This certificate is developed for individuals from all backgrounds who wish to expand their understanding of mental health, including professionals in healthcare, education, or social services. Each module includes assignments and resources to support the educational process.

Upon completion of the course, you will have a comprehensive understanding of mental health and practical approaches to support those dealing with mental health challenges.

Course Details

Qualification Name: Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness (RQF)
Accreditation: iCQ OfQual recognised qualification
OfQual Qualification Accreditation Number (QAN): 603/4694/2
Average time to completion: 4 to 6 weeks

Course Content

Mandatory Units

  • Module 1 – Understand specific mental health complications: This module explores various mental health complications, including types, signs, symptoms, risk factors, and their impacts on individuals’ wellbeing and lifestyles. It delves into conditions like phobia, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, dementia, and eating disorders, detailing their effects and potential causes. Additionally, it examines how mental health conditions may affect relationships and the bond between a mother and her baby during postnatal depression.
  • Module 2 – Understand the effects of poor mental health on an individual: This Module focuses on the effects of poor mental health on individuals, discussing how mental health problems impact daily living, stress, anxiety, and panic attacks. It covers coping mechanisms, triggers, and positive activities to manage stress and anxiety levels.
  • Module 3 – The principles of mental health awareness: This Module introduces the principles of mental health awareness, including factors promoting mental well-being, causes of mental health conditions, and historical perspectives on mental health care. It also addresses societal attitudes, stigma, and stereotypes surrounding mental health issues, emphasising the importance of understanding the social context of mental illness.
  • Module 4 – Understand how to support individual experiencing mental health problems: This Module provides insights into supporting individuals experiencing mental health problems, offering strategies and self-help techniques for managing conditions like phobias, postnatal depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. It discusses the role of families, friends, and support networks, outlines medical and non-medical interventions, and identifies available resources and treatments for various mental health conditions.
  • Module 5 – Understand laws and legislation related to mental health: This Module covers laws and legislation related to mental health, including relevant statutes, individuals’ rights under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Mental Health Act 2007, and protocols regarding consent to treatment. It also addresses confidentiality issues and situations where confidentiality may need to be breached to ensure safeguarding.

Enrolment and Delivery

Please use our enquiry form or contact us by telephone if you have any queries about this qualification or would like to express an interest to enrol onto this course. A member of our team will be happy to answer any questions, help to make sure this course is right for you and/or your staff team, and talk you through what is involved in enrolment and course completion.

Upon enrolment, you will be assigned a personal tutor who will assist you through achieving successful and meaningful completion of your award. All of the electronic resources, workbooks and assignments required for you to complete the course will be emailed to you for you to commence working with at a time of your convenience. Your tutor will work with you to set targets and milestones that are achievable for you and will check in with you regularly, providing assistance whenever necessary.

On successful completion of your award, your assessor will coordinate with the awarding body for the issuance of your certificates, which will be promptly delivered to you.


Including Assignment, Workbook and Resources:

The full cost of this qualification is £150 per person which is duly invoiced at the point of enrolment.

Upon completion and certification of this qualification, the certificate(s) for you/your staff members will be sent to you.

Quality Assurance

This Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness is accredited to the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF), the new framework for creating and accrediting qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (OfQual) regulates this qualification, examinations and assessments in England.

Complete Training is an approved registered centre with the OFQUAL regulated awarding organisation ‘I Can Qualify‘ (iCQ). All our qualifications are subject to both internal and external quality assurance processes to ensure we meet all of the awarding body specifications. All course materials are developed to meet the specific outcomes that make up the full qualification.

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