Understanding Working with People with Mental Health Needs

Qualification: NCFE Certificate
Level 2 (Distance Learning)

You can start this distance learning course at anytime throughout the year. Please apply and we will contact you to arrange getting you started.

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About the course

If you who wish to understand the approaches to care and support of those with mental health problems then this distance learning course is for you. It aims to raise awareness of the role of the mental health worker and the process and approaches involved in the care and support of those who experience mental ill health.

This is a flexible qualification that allows you to study at a time and place that suits you however you will be assigned a personal tutor who can support you if you need it.

What you will learn
  • Understand the role of the mental health worker
  • Mental health and mental health issues
  • Understand duty of care in adult health and social care
  • Approaches to care and management in mental health
  • Understanding change and support in relation to mental health
Learning style

This is a distance learning course - you will be provided with course handbooks to complete at enrolment. You will have the opportunity to have 1:1 support with the tutor, which could be in your workplace.

Entry requirements
  • You need to be aged 18 or over
  • Self-motivated
  • Have GCSE English grade C/4 or above
Course length & fees
  • Fees: £30 (no fee if unemployed)
  • Course Length: N/A
  • Campus: Distance Learning
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