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Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace Level 2 Certificate (RQF)

  • Gain an understanding of mental ill-health
  • Develop the skills to support someone with mental ill-health
  • Learn the key legislative frameworks relevant to mental health
  • Gain a nationally-recognised qualification
  • Support individuals facing a mental health crisis
  • Start a new career in the mental health sector

About your Course

Mental health issues can take many forms, so knowing how to appropriately support someone with challenges – or even in a crisis – is important.

Studying a level 2 certificate in mental health first aid and mental health advocacy in the workplace gives you the skills to help. You will learn how to support those with mental health issues effectively using a person-centred approach to ensure you are helping them to meet their needs.

If you want to do more for individuals with mental health issues at work, then this course will help you achieve that.

This course is useful for anyone working in an environment where instances of mental health issues are high or for individuals with mental health issues living in a supported environment.

It will teach you how to help as well as the legislative frameworks to ensure that any third parties are acting in accordance with the law, in your role as an advocate.

Getting Started

This course offers insight into the challenges around mental health and the appropriate ways to support individuals who experience them.

It will help you to advocate on behalf of individuals experiencing difficulties or even a mental health crisis. Providing you with an introduction to mental health issues and support should you wish to further your studies.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is a leading online learning provider. You can enrol and start the course on the same day. All you need to do is log in to your student portal and all your learning materials will be waiting for you.

Because the course is online you can work through your units as quickly as you want, allowing you to qualify in less time.

As part of your course, you will be assigned a dedicated tutor who will mark your assignments and provide feedback. They will also be on hand to help you should you need it.

The units are broken down for you here so that you can see what your qualification will include. However, the assignments you complete have been designed so that you can complete multiple tasks together where possible and you will see a different number of assignments in your personal portfolio; you will still be completing the whole qualification.

Unit 1: Exploring Mental Health

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Know what is meant by mental health and mental ill-health
  • Understand factors which may contribute to mental ill-health
  • Understand types of mental ill-health in individuals
  • Understand actions to take when an individual is facing a mental health crisis

Unit 2: Understand how to Support Individuals with Mental Ill-Health

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the importance of positive relationships
  • Understand the importance of a person-centred approach to supporting mental ill-health
  • Understand own responsibilities and limitations in relation to the mental health of others
  • Understand how to protect own mental health when supporting others
  • Understand the impact of attitudes and perceptions of mental health for individuals and organisations

Unit 3: Understand a Mentally Healthy Environment

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Know about the legislative framework relevant to mental health
  • Understand mentally healthy environments
  • Understand the importance of having a wellness action plan

After each lesson, there will be a question paper which needs to be completed and submitted to your assessor for marking.

This method of continual assessment ensures that your assessor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the course.

You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper. The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is 120 hrs.

OUR PASS RATE
Mental Health
100%
(National Average 84.7%)

Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace Level 2 Certificate (RQF)

  • Gain an understanding of mental ill-health
  • Develop the skills to support someone with mental ill-health
  • Learn the key legislative frameworks relevant to mental health
  • Gain a nationally-recognised qualification
  • Support individuals facing a mental health crisis
  • Start a new career in the mental health sector

About your Course

Mental health issues can take many forms, so knowing how to appropriately support someone with challenges – or even in a crisis – is important.

Studying a level 2 certificate in mental health first aid and mental health advocacy in the workplace gives you the skills to help. You will learn how to support those with mental health issues effectively using a person-centred approach to ensure you are helping them to meet their needs.

If you want to do more for individuals with mental health issues at work, then this course will help you achieve that.

This course is useful for anyone working in an environment where instances of mental health issues are high or for individuals with mental health issues living in a supported environment.

It will teach you how to help as well as the legislative frameworks to ensure that any third parties are acting in accordance with the law, in your role as an advocate.

Getting Started

This course offers insight into the challenges around mental health and the appropriate ways to support individuals who experience them.

It will help you to advocate on behalf of individuals experiencing difficulties or even a mental health crisis. Providing you with an introduction to mental health issues and support should you wish to further your studies.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is a leading online learning provider. You can enrol and start the course on the same day. All you need to do is log in to your student portal and all your learning materials will be waiting for you.

Because the course is online you can work through your units as quickly as you want, allowing you to qualify in less time.

As part of your course, you will be assigned a dedicated tutor who will mark your assignments and provide feedback. They will also be on hand to help you should you need it.

Mental Health
OUR PASS RATE
(National Average 84.7%)
100%

The units are broken down for you here so that you can see what your qualification will include. However, the assignments you complete have been designed so that you can complete multiple tasks together where possible and you will see a different number of assignments in your personal portfolio; you will still be completing the whole qualification.

Unit 1: Exploring Mental Health

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Know what is meant by mental health and mental ill-health
  • Understand factors which may contribute to mental ill-health
  • Understand types of mental ill-health in individuals
  • Understand actions to take when an individual is facing a mental health crisis

Unit 2: Understand how to Support Individuals with Mental Ill-Health

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the importance of positive relationships
  • Understand the importance of a person-centred approach to supporting mental ill-health
  • Understand own responsibilities and limitations in relation to the mental health of others
  • Understand how to protect own mental health when supporting others
  • Understand the impact of attitudes and perceptions of mental health for individuals and organisations

Unit 3: Understand a Mentally Healthy Environment

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Know about the legislative framework relevant to mental health
  • Understand mentally healthy environments
  • Understand the importance of having a wellness action plan

After each lesson, there will be a question paper which needs to be completed and submitted to your assessor for marking.

This method of continual assessment ensures that your assessor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the course.

You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper. The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is 120 hrs.

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