Level 3 - Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

Awarding Body: NCFE CACHE (Council for Awards in Children’s Care and Education)

Course Summary

This qualification will:

  • focus on the study of mental health and mental well-being to support different occupational areas
  • offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge and understanding.

The objectives of this qualification are to help learners to understand:

  • mental health legislation, services and public attitudes and how these have evolved
  • how to support mental well-being through various stages of life
  • mental ill health, treatment options available and the potential consequences of mental ill health
  • the skills required to work in a mental health service.

Course Information

This qualification is designed to increase learners’ knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental well-being. Successful completion of the required units will allow the learner to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of mental health.

It will also support learner progression into relevant employment within the health and social care sector.

You should be at least 16 years old

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification, however, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 2 mental health qualification, or qualifications in healthcare or social care contexts.

It will be assessed by your Tutor or Assessor using a portfolio of evidence.

We anticipate that this course will take up to 3 months to complete.

No, this is a knowledge-only qualification.

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • Level 3 Award in Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 3 Certificate in Working in the Health Sector.

Successful completion of this qualification will support progression into relevant employment within the health and social care sector.

£249.00 including VAT

Included within this price

Support throughout the completion of the course, registration and completion certificate.

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