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Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems

This mental health training course aims to give your learners knowledge about a range of different mental health issues and covers causes of these issues as well as how mental health problems can be managed and treated. This mental health training course will help your learners to build up achievements in a way which is appropriate and meaningful.


Unit 1: Understanding mental health

In this unit, your learners will be introduced to a range of prevalent mental health problems and their effects, and will learn about the importance of caring for people with these conditions as individuals.

Unit 2: Understanding stress

Within this unit, your learners will gain an understanding of the many causes and effects of stress and how it can affect individuals in their day-to-day lives.

Unit 3: Understanding anxiety

Your learners will discover how anxiety can affect individuals and those around them, as well as how it can be managed.

Unit 4: Understanding phobias

This unit will introduce your learners to the ways in which phobias can affect individuals, as well as methods for managing the condition.

Unit 5: Understanding depression

In this unit, your learners will look at the causes and effects of depression on individuals and those around them. Learners will also gain an in-depth insight into the methods that can be used to manage depression.

Unit 6: Understanding post-natal depression

This unit uncovers the meaning of ‘post-natal depression’ and explores its effects on both women and others around them.

Unit 7: Understanding bipolar disorder

In this unit, your learners will gain an understanding of what bipolar disorder is and how it can affect individuals, as well as explore a number of management techniques.

Unit 8: Understanding schizophrenia

In this unit, your employers will discover what schizophrenia is and how it can affect individuals in their day-to-day lives, as well as explore people’s perceptions of this condition due to its representation in the media.

Unit 9: Understanding dementia

This increasingly prevalent condition is explored in this unit by looking at how different types affect individuals in different ways. Your learners will also gain an understanding of the ways in which this condition can affect others around the individual.

Unit 10: Understanding eating disorders

This unit will give your learners a comprehensive insight into the different types of eating disorders and their effects on individuals and others around them.

Unit 11: Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

In this unit, your learners will gain an understanding of the effects of ADHD, as well as ways in which it can be managed.

Unit 12: Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

In this unit, your learners will discover the potential causes of OCD and the effects it can have on individuals and those around them. Learners will also explore some of the ways in which OCD can be managed.

Unit 13: Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD)

In this final unit, your learners will gain an in-depth understanding of the many causes of PTSD, as well as the effects on both individuals and those around them. Learners will also explore the different ways of managing the condition.

Key Information

Course Length 160 hours
Awarding Body TQUK
Learning Method(s)

Paper based
learning materials
with online assessment

Paper based
learning materials and
paper based assessment



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