Level 2 Working with People with Mental Health Needs

The free distance learning Level 2 Understanding Working with People with Mental Health Needs course aims to raise awareness of the role of the mental health worker and the process and approaches involved in the care and support of those who experience mental ill-health.

You will learn modules such as, the role of the mental health worker, mental health issues, duty of care, management in mental health and understanding change and support in relation to mental health.

 

Duration Course Duration: 8 weeks
Level Course Level: Level 2
Fees Course Fees: Free

The objective of the free distance learning Level 2 Understanding Working with People with Mental Health Needs course is to give learners working in a health or social care context, an understanding of approaches to supporting those with mental health needs. It will also enable learners to progress to other qualifications in health care and social care.

The course is divided in to five units as follows:

  • Unit 01: Understand the role of the mental health worker
  • Unit 02: Mental health and mental health issues
  • Unit 03: Understand duty of care in adult health and social care
  • Unit 04: Approaches to care and management in mental health
  • Unit 05: Understanding change and support in relation to mental health

Due to the nature and course delivery of distance learning we require all applicants to hold a minimum of English Literacy Level 1 or equivalent. 

If you are between 19-23 years of age you must also have already achieved a full level 2 qualification (or higher) or 5 GCSE Grades A*-C/Grade 9-4.

We will require evidence of this in order to receive funding for you.

If you are unsure of your level of literacy, please let us know.

 

Each candidate is required to give written responses to questions, which will be submitted to a qualified script marker to assess. These responses can either be handwritten in the assessment booklets or typed using electronic templates which are provided at induction. Candidates are issued with workbooks to assist with assessments.

You will be required to submit 2 assessments each taking 4 weeks to complete.

Upon completion, you will receive a paper certificate through the post.

This course is currently being subsidised by the college and is, therefore, free of charge at present UNLESS you fail to complete it; in which case you will be liable to pay £85 to cover the cost of materials.

Courses are fully funded subject to learner eligibility and changes in government funding. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you wish to discuss the eligibility criteria otherwise we will confirm eligibility upon receiving your application.

Awarding Body Information

For further information about the course and to see the course specification, please visit the awarding body’s website ncfe.org.uk and search for the course code: 601/3434/3 or click here.

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