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This level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness aims to introduce you to a number of ways of understanding and responding to various mental health disorders

Course details

The aims of the course are to enable you to:

To understand the nine specified mental health conditions To understand how to respond to the nine specified mental health conditions To understand relevant terms used within the field of mental health To understand how the nine specified mental health conditions can be managed

Entry guidelines

Relevant level 1 qualification or a minimum of 3 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above. These subjects should preferably be academic subjects which have a significant written component. However, all applications will be considered on completion of their written task. In some cases, applicants may be considered on their individual skills and experience.

Equipment Required

No addition equipment is required

Assessment Method

All 10 units are assessed through the building up a portfolio of evidence that covers the relevant assessment criteria. The portfolio assessments may be made up of reports, posters, essays, worksheets and timed tasks To achieve the certificate you must complete all 10 mandatory units.

Where can I progress to?

Access to Higher Education if you also have GCSEs including English and Mathematics at Grade C or above (4 and above under new GCSE tariff). Pre-Access to Higher Education if you do not meet the above

When does this course run?

  • Starts 17th Apr 2018 - Ends 29th Jun 2018 Ref J201J001

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £500.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Tuesday 09:30 — 15:30 12 Quays
    Friday 09:30 — 15:30 12 Quays

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).

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