The purpose of this qu;aification is to provide an understanding and awareness of mental health, common mental health disorders and issues, help reduce stigma and dicrimination and encourage people to talk about mental health. Furthermore, the qulaification will provide you with the ability to apply your knowledge of menatl health through recognising and responding to the signs of menatl ill health in themselves and others and be able to offer mental health first aid to people experiencing mental ill health.
Learners will cover:
The qulaification is made up of 2 mandatory units:
- Mental Health Awareness
- Mental Health First Aid
Both units are assessed by an eAssessment.
Those learners wishing to imporove their knowledge and awareness of menatl health and mental health first aid.
There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.
Related Level 2 and/or 3 qulifications, for example:
- Active IQ Level 2 Award in Alcohol Awareness
- Active IQ Level 2 Award in Smoking Awareness and Cessation
- Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Promoting Community Helath and Well-being
This qulaification may also provide progression onto qulaifications related to careers in menatl health, health and social care, counselling, or psychology.