Health & Social Care

Certificate in Understanding Mental Health - Y046

12 Quays Full Time Level 3 Duration 18 weeks

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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 progression into relevant employment within the health and social care sector.

Course Details

This qualification will: focus on the study of mental health and mental wellbeing to support different occupational areas and 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 and the skills required to work in a mental health service.

Entry Guidelines
Relevant Level 2 qualification at Pass or above or minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade 9-4/A*- C If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.
Assessment Method

Portfolio evidence

Additional Information

This programme will be delivered using a blended model of online and face to face teaching. This flexible approach means students can engage with the programme to fit in with work or caring responsibilities.

Where can I progress to?
Access to HE and other level 3 or 4 provision Explore potential careers via Career Match — it provides current local data on wages and employment prospects.

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Starting 3rd March 2023 - Ending - 23rd June 2023

REF Y046O002

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Friday 09:00 — 15:30 Hamilton Campus

If you are aged 19 or over:

If you are aged 19+ and living in the Liverpool City Region (inc Wirral), many courses will be free. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, this course may be free. Terms & conditions apply.

If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £811.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.

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