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Level 2 Award in 
Understanding Mental Health

3 hour


3 year certificate

Up to 14 people


all inclusive

Course Factsheet

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Who is it for?

This award is designed for those care settings that require training in just this particular section of the care certificate as a standalone session. This award can also be combined into the complete care certificate if training was undertaken all together. This course is designed to provide the learner with an understanding and knowledge of mental illness and the approach to best support the individuals we care for. 

Course Content

  • Legislation

  • What is Mental Health?

  • Perceptions and Stereotypes

  • Recognising Mental Illness

  • Support Planning

  • Treatment Options

  • Support Networks


  • Multiple choice question paper

Learning Options

The following learning options are available for this course:​

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