3 Month - Blended Learning Course
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This qualification is designed for learners who wish to raise awareness of mental health, creating a culture of care and the promotion of positive mental health. This qualification gives learners the opportunity to understand mental health, its associated care and how this can be applied to learners or colleagues in the workplace.
Workers within a wide range of public service roles may interact with those with mental health issues and support needs in their day-to-day work across a number of sectors.
It may also be useful to learners studying qualifications in the following sectors/areas:
The purpose of this qualification is to give learners the skills to support colleagues with mental health problems. These skills will be gained by increasing the learner’s knowledge and understanding of mental health conditions and the principles of mental health first aid and how this can be implemented in the workplace.
This qualification aims to:
The objectives of this qualification are to:
To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace, learners are required to successfully complete the 3 mandatory units listed below;
The assessment consists of an internally assessed portfolio of evidence, which is assessed by ESS and externally quality assured by NCFE.
On completion of this course, learners will receive a NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace.
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to: