TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems - Funded Online Course
UK employers, particularly in the health and social care sector, are increasingly interested in their staff having a thorough understanding of mental health problems. This qualification aims to raise your awareness of mental health and a range of mental health problems. You will gain an understanding of prevalent mental health problems and how you can then work with or interact with individuals with them.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems (RQF)
Certified Awarding Body: TQUK
Training Course Content
Understanding mental health
In this unit you will learn about what is meant by ‘mental health’ and its impact. You will also look at the legal frameworks which ensure high quality care is provided.
In this unit you will gain an understanding of stress and its causes, as well as the effects stress can have on individuals and their daily like. You will also gain an understanding of ways in which stress can be managed.
Within this unit you will gain an understanding of anxiety, the causes of anxiety and how it affects the individual and others.
In this unit you will look at the causes of phobias and learn about how those with phobias can manage them.
This unit covers the causes and effects of depression on individuals and those around them. You will gain an in-depth knowledge of how depression can be managed.
Understanding post-natal depression
In this unit you will learn what is meant by the term ‘postnatal depression’. You will look into how postnatal depression not only affects women, but the effect it can have on others around them.
Understanding bipolar disorder
This unit will give learners an understanding of bipolar disorder, its causes and the effects it can have on individuals and their daily lives. You will also gain an understanding of ways in which bipolar disorder can be managed.
Within this unit you will look at the causes of schizophrenia and the media’s representation of this condition.
Within this unit you will not only learn about what dementia is and how it affects an individual, but will gain an understanding of the ways in which dementia can be managed.
Understanding eating disorders
Unit 10 will give you in-depth knowledge of eating disorder, the causes of eating disorders and how they can affect the individual and others.
Understanding attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Within this unit you will look at ADHD, the causes of this condition and the effect it can have on an individual and others.
Understanding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
In this unit you will gain an understanding of OCD, its causes and how it might affect the individual and others. You will also learn about ways in which OCD can be managed.
Understanding Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
The final unit will give you knowledge of PTSD, its causes and how it can affect the individual. You will also gain an understanding of the ways in which PTSD can be managed.
Course delivery details
Course Length: On average, this course is completed within 5 – 10 weeks. But the more time you dedicate, the sooner you can complete it. The pace of the learning is up to you.
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This qualification is 100% government funded if:
- You were born before the 31st August 2001
- You must currently live in Greater London
- You have lived in the European Union for the last 3 years (unless you have have been given a special Visa/Residence permits that gives you the permanent right to remain)
- Are Unemployed and can provide evidence (Subject to eligibility)
- Can provide Identifications and relevant documentation as required
- If on the 31st of August 2019, you were aged between 19-23, you need to have gained a full level 2 qualification (e.g. five or more GCSE/O-Levels at grades A* – C / 4 – 9, one A-Level, two/three AS-Levels, five or more CSE grade 1’s, GNVQ Intermediate, QCF Diploma Level 2)
Jobs that this qualification can lead to:
- Mental Health Nurse
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