Mental Health First Aid & Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace - Level 2 Certificate (NCFE/CACHE)
Around 450 million people currently experience mental health problems. Recent reports suggest that over 12 million working days were lost due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety in just one year. It’s important that employers are transparent and open about mental health issues. Increasing the understanding of mental health among staff at all levels builds a culture of care and support. In this fully online course, you'll build an understanding of mental health problems and the support available in the workplace. You will learn how to support individuals with their mental health, as well as what a mentally healthy environment is like.
Who is it suitable for?
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.
What will you learn
This course is split into three manageable units:
• Unit 01 Exploring mental health
• Unit 02 Understand how to support individuals with mental ill health
• Unit 03 Understand a mentally healthy environment
Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. We ensure you get all the support you need throughout your course in the form of a personal Tutor. Online learning features include:
• Exciting and engaging content
• Interactivity – featuring videos and games to enhance learning
• Virtual tutors who offer hints, tips and guidance throughout the course.
Your commitments as a learner
To achieve success on the course you will need to:
• Have sufficient time for self-study.
• Complete the course on or before the end date.
• Complete all the assessments on time.
Completion is expected within the academic year. Learners whose completion is delayed may be subject to an additional assessment fee.
Learners must complete an initial assessment before a place can be offered.
Support if you are registered unemployed, looking for a job or a better job – Route to Work
As part of your programme of learning, we will support you to develop the skills you need to get a job or a better job, such as CV writing, application forms, interviews and working in a team. Your tutor will discuss your individual learning and development needs to agree with you which of our Route to Work short courses will best suit your needs and enrol you on these modules.