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Awareness of Mental Health Problems - NCFE Level 2 Certificate

Course Code:AA1261A

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To gain an understanding of mental health conditions, including signs and symptoms and how to support people living with different conditions, successful completion of the course will enable learners to achieve a full Level 2 Certificate.

What the course is about

With the other learners in your class, you will cover the following units:

  • Understanding mental health
  • Understanding stress
  • Understanding anxiety
  • Understanding phobias
  • Understanding depression
  • Understanding post-natal depression
  • Understanding bipolar disorder
  • Understanding schizophrenia
  • Understanding dementia
  • Understanding eating disorders
  • Understanding attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Understanding obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Understanding post-traumatic stress disorder
  • In each of the above, learners will gain an understanding of the specific mental health topic.


    They will develop an understanding of the topic in relation to the symptoms and experience for the individual, support needs, how the disorder can be managed and treated, and the roles and needs of family and friends of the individual.


    Your tutor will also support you to improve your English and maths skills alongside your learning of your vocational subject. This will include assessing your current skills from the work you produce and providing additional learning activities related to your subject that are designed to develop your skills in these areas.


    If you have declared at enrolment that you are unemployed, you may be invited to meet with an Information, Advice and Guidance Officer or employability member of staff, to identify other learning opportunities that will support you to secure employment or improve your employment prospects. We highly recommend that you engage fully in any other learning opportunities that we help you identify.


    This is a vocational course leading to a qualification, and the cost of it is subsidised by public funding. You will be required to complete all the necessary coursework/assignments or exams by the given deadlines.

    PLEASE NOTE:if you do not successfully complete the course within this academic year, you will not be able to repeat it at the subsidised fee.


    For further information on the syllabus for this course please go to www.qualhub.co.uk/qualification-search/qualification-detail/ncfe-cache-level-2-certificate-in-awareness-of-mental-health-problems-516.

    Pre-course information session or interview

    An Application process is applicable to this course.


    PLEASE NOTE - Places on some of our courses will be in high demand and if you have been offered a place but no longer require it, please advise us immediately, as you may be preventing another learner from taking the place. Where learners do not attend the first session, without having given prior notice, Skills & Learning reserve the right to offer the place on the course to another learner (see Cancellation policy).

    Assessment of progress, tests, exams

    This is a Level 2 assessed course. Once completed, your work will be marked and internally verified. An external verifier from the awarding body will visit to review your work before you receive your certificate. As soon as your certificate is received by Skills & Learning it will be forwarded to you.



    Awarding body: CPCAB

    Assignments/Course work: written work makes up a completed portfolio covering all the units

    Examination(s): none



    You will negotiate a Personal Learning Plan with your tutor identifying the areas you need to develop; this will be reviewed at regular intervals.



    Please note that this qualification must be completed within the deadline set. It may be possible to re-sit the examination within the academic year at an additional fee.

    Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

    It is not necessary to have formally studied Mental Health awareness prior to enrolling on this course, although you may have done an introductory course or have some experience of this subject.



    This is blended learning course where you will attend weekly sessions in a classroom and complete assignments on each topic. You will need good IT skills and access to a computer, laptop or tablet with regular and reliable internet connection. This can be at home, work or a library.



    You can check the suitability of this course for a preferred career path or route to employment by looking at various job profiles on the National Careers Service website https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk.



    There is an expectation that if you enrol on this course, you are willing to commit fully to the period of time involved in this course, the associated home study and the assessed work required. English language skills at Level 1/Level 2 are required. You will be asked to complete an online assessment in English after submitting a course application.

    Materials and costs

    All online (if required) and paper learning materials will be provided for this course.



    A file, paper and pen will be required for your notes and coursework.



    You will need access to a PC, laptop, notebook or tablet with broadband/wi-fi.



    There may be further materials you could obtain to further support your study. You will be guided by your tutor prior to any purchase.



    Course costs for Level 2 courses



    For information regarding any funding for this course please please refer to the Finance page on our website https://www.skillslearningace.com/learning-with-us/finance/.


    PLEASE NOTE - anything provided is on loan to you and must be returned at the end of the course. If it is returned you will be invoiced for the full cost of a replacement.

    Next Step

    You may like to continue your studying with other learning opportunities we offer such as:



    Level 3 Understanding Mental Health.

    Other courses may be offered by Skills & Learning or other local providers.

    There are a range of courses available to help the development of skills for work.

    There are a variety of e-learning courses that can be started at any time of the year. See our website www.skillsandlearningace.com for more details.



    Up to date English and maths Functional Skills and Essential Digital Skills qualifications can help you progress at work or into further or higher education.



    Skills & Learning work with local employers to offer Sector Based Work Academy Programmes and Apprenticeship training.



    Your tutor may also be able to discuss the possible next step options with you. You may like to talk with a Careers Adviser about other courses. General careers advice and guidance can be provided by the National Careers Service https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk.



    For further information please contact us on 01202 123444.

    Additional information

    English, maths and computing skills: all of our courses support the development of relevant English, maths and computing skills.

    Refunds: please see details of our cancellation policy in our Terms and Conditions on our website www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/terms-and-conditions or in our brochure.

    Attendance: before enrolling you should ensure that you can attend all classes offered as far as possible

    Places on courses: some of our courses will be in high demand and if you have been offered a place but no longer require it, please advise us immediately as you may be preventing another learner from the taking the place. Where learners do not attend the first session, without having given prior notice, Skills & Learning reserve the right to offer the place on the course to another learner and you will not be eligible to a refund it its outside of the terms outlined in our cancellation policy.

    Fully funded learners: if you have been offered a fully funded place on a course and no longer require it, you must advise us before the course starts so that your place can be offered to someone else. We reserve the right to withdraw future offers of fully funded places if you regularly do not start or complete funded courses.

    Home study: you may be required to do some study at home between sessions to assist with your learning and progress.

    Qualification Levels: there is further information about qualification levels on our website. Some courses will have learners of different levels being taught in the same class with differentiated learning materials and activities appropriate to the qualification level.

    Proof of identity: please bring photographic ID and your National Insurance number with you to your first session. You will also need to provide it for any external examinations you take.

    Off-site activities: with some courses, there may be the opportunity for off-site enrichment activities at additional cost, for example: gallery, museum or exhibition visits. Where this is an integral part of the course, your tutor will discuss the arrangements with you during your induction.

    Parking at Centres: parking at centres may be limited, please be prepared to use on street parking or pay and display car parks. For information regarding each centre, please visit the venue section of our website www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/.

    Refreshments: tea/coffee or vending machine(s) are available at some venues. Further information can be found in the venue section of our website www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/.

    Unspent Criminal Convictions we require learners to disclose any unspent criminal convictions. Please refer to www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies.

    If you have any accessibility or disability issues that we need to accommodate or if you think you may need any other support to complete your chosen course please contact:01202 123444 or e-mail [email protected]. All enquiries are treated in confidence.

    Course Details

    Start Date7 March 2022

    LocationOnline

    DayMonday

    Time13:00 - 16:00

    Duration14 weeks

    SubjectHealth and Social Care

     

    Fees and concessions

    The total charge for this course is £585. Concessions FREE.

     

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