Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

  • Course Overview
  • Entry Requirements
  • Course Fees

Are you looking at gaining a in-depth understanding of Mental Health and how we can recognise and support individuals experiencing Mental Ill Health? This course will: This qualification is designed to increase your knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental well-being. Successful completion of the required units will allow you to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of mental health. It will also support progression into relevant employment within the health and social care sector. This qualification will:

  • Focus on the study of mental health and mental wellbeing to support different occupational areas
  • Offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge and understanding. The objectives of this qualification are to help learners to understand:
  • Mental health legislation, services and public attitudes and how these have evolved
  • How to support mental well-being through various stages of life
  • Mental ill-health, treatment options available and the potential consequences of mental ill-health
  • The skills required to work in a mental health service.
  • Focus on the study of mental health and mental wellbeing to support different occupational areas
  • Offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge and understanding.

Progression from this course is varied and can provide a pathway into the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Award in Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
  • Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care This qualification may be useful to a wide range of learners studying across a number of sectors/areas.

Are you looking at gaining a in-depth understanding of Mental Health and how we can recognise and support individuals experiencing Mental Ill Health? This course will: This qualification is designed to increase your knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental well-being. Successful completion of the required units will allow you to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of mental health. It will also support progression into relevant employment within the health and social care sector. This qualification will:

  • Focus on the study of mental health and mental wellbeing to support different occupational areas
  • Offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge and understanding. The objectives of this qualification are to help learners to understand:
  • Mental health legislation, services and public attitudes and how these have evolved
  • How to support mental well-being through various stages of life
  • Mental ill-health, treatment options available and the potential consequences of mental ill-health
  • The skills required to work in a mental health service.
  • Focus on the study of mental health and mental wellbeing to support different occupational areas
  • Offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge and understanding.

Progression from this course is varied and can provide a pathway into the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Award in Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
  • Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care This qualification may be useful to a wide range of learners studying across a number of sectors/areas.

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 2 Mental Health qualification, or qualifications in health care or social care contexts

This course is free If you live in the West Midlands Combined Authority area. To be eligible for this funding you must be 19+ years old and live in the West Midlands, on a low wage below £18,135 or unemployed.

Course Summary

Length of study:
18 Weeks

Starting:
January

Term dates

Study campus:
City

Study option(s):
Part time

Course level:
Level 3

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Making your application

We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.

Fees and funding

If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.

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