Conferences & Maker Training

Free course: Understanding Mental Health

If you are a maker interested in mental health or are looking to work with people with mental health problems, this free course might be for you.

This mental health level 3 qualification aims to provide you with a thorough knowledge and understanding of mental health and well-being. It will equip you with the skills needed to provide the required support for individuals living with mental ill health. This course is ideal for those who are interested in mental health, either for their personal life, or professional development.

With one in six adults experiencing common mental health problems every week and suicide being the biggest killer of young men in the UK, there is a clear need for an increased understanding of an issue which effects the lives of so many people. By increasing awareness and learning mental health first aid skills, we can support friends family and colleagues and even save a life.


Level 2 award in mental health awareness (NCFE)


This qualification combines both theoretical elements are practical application. It aims to increase awareness of mental health. Including, what it is, how common mental ill health is and how to reduce stigma and discrimination. As well as, equipping you with the basic skills to respond appropriately when others are experiencing a mental health crisis.

By the end of the course, delegates would have the understanding of the following:

1.  Understanding mental health

2.  Understanding stress

3.  Anxiety

4.  Phobias

5.  Depression

6.  Post-natal depression

7.  Bipolar disorder

8.  Schizophrenia

9.  Dementia

10. Eating disorders

11. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

12. Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

13. Understanding post traumatic stress disorder

Learning Method

Studying Via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study.

The course is available

·    Paper based

  • ·    Paper based learning with online assessments - NO EXAMS

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Opportunity provided by:
Free Courses in Scotland
Venue Location:
Online only

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