|Mode of study||Distance Learning|
|Duration||Please ring for details|
|Course code||PLR2ODL036 (2021)|
The course is designed for learners who are working in a range of settings within the public, private or voluntary sectors and who wish to raise their awareness of mental health.
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this course. Good numeracy and literacy skills are advantageous.
This qualification aims to broaden learners’ knowledge of mental ill-health and the most commonly diagnosed mental health conditions. Learners will develop an awareness of the signs and symptoms of these conditions and how they may affect people’s day-to-day lives. Learners will also gain an insight into how these conditions can be successfully managed. The course comprises ten mandatory units arranged into four modules: Unit 01: Understanding Mental Health Unit 02: Understanding Stress Unit 03: Understanding Anxiety Unit 04: Understanding Phobias Unit 05: Understanding Depression Unit 06: Understanding Post-Natal Depression Unit 07: Understanding Bipolar Disorder Unit 08: Understanding Schizophrenia Unit 09: Understanding Dementia Unit 10: Understanding Eating Disorders
To pass this qualification, learners are required to complete four formal assessments (one after each module) which are submitted to us for marking
The qualification is currently designated as a target-bearing full Level 2 qualification and is mapped to the Skills for Health National Occupational Standards and the knowledge set for dementia from Skills for Care. Consequently, employers can be assured that staff who complete this programme are meeting industry standards. This course is currently being offered free of charge. If, however, the learner withdraws early without reason, a charge may be incurred to cover the cost of the supplied materials.
If you are interested in enrolling or would like further information, please contact the Distance Learning Team on 01743 342355 or email email@example.com. We will advise you about the course, how to study, examinations and tutor support. Please note: course fees are payable at the time of your enrolment.
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