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  • 100% online learning
  • 5 units
  • 211 guided learning hours

TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of health and mental wellbeing
  • Study key concepts around mental health
  • Gain insight into mental health legislation and public attitudes
  • Develop an understanding of the mental health field
  • Learn valuable skills to support members of the community or your team
  • Start a new career in the mental health sector

About your Course

Good mental health is essential to a long and healthy life. Tragically there is a connection between mental health issues and early death. So, maintaining our mental health is as important as maintaining our physical health.

This course examines mental health, the perceptions of mental health and how mental health issues can impact on the wider community.

You will study and understand the kind of support available to individuals with mental health issues and the roles professionals in the field carry out. If you are contemplating a career within the mental health field, understanding the support mechanism surrounding individuals is essential.

Upon completion of this course, you will have the knowledge and skills to start a career working in the mental health sector or to go on to further studies in counselling, mental health nursing or psychology.

Getting Started

This course will prepare you for a career in mental health. Whether you want to work in a support capacity, train in talking therapies or want to be a psychologist, this course will give you a foundation of knowledge.

Studying an online course couldn’t be simpler, just enrol and start your learning. Your entire course will be made available via our online student portal so you can study at a time and place that suits you.

Because all the material is available to you straight away, you also have the freedom to work through the course as quickly as you like. This means you can gain your qualification within a matter of months.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges will also assign you a dedicated tutor as part of our industry-leading service provision. They will be on hand to answer questions, mark your assignments and provide feedback.

Qualification: TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

This qualification is designed to increase learners’ knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental wellbeing. Successful completion of the units required will allow the learner to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of mental health. It will also support progression into relevant employment within the health and social care sector.

Requirements for Entry

This qualification is designed to increase learners’ knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental well-being. Successful completion of the required units will allow the learner to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of mental health. It will also support learner progression into relevant employment within the health and social care sector.

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification, however, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 2 mental health qualification, or qualifications in healthcare or social care contexts.

Learners should be aged 16 or above to undertake this qualification.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

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: Understanding the Context of Mental Health and Wellbeing

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the range of current legislation that applies to mental health and how it has changed over time
  • Understand the range of attitudes and perceptions of mental ill-health
  • Understand the current pattern and range of services for mental health problems and how these have evolved

Unit 2: Promotion of Mental Health and Wellbeing

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand mental health and wellbeing in the different stages of life
  • Understand how to support mental health and wellbeing

Unit 3: Mental Health Problems – Associated Issues and Consequences

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand how mental health problems have social consequences for the individual, their family and society as a whole
  • Understand the use/misuse of substances and alcohol in the context of mental health problems (dual diagnosis)
  • Understand mental health problems in the context of offending and the criminal justice system
  • Understand suicide and the prevention of suicide
  • Understand self-harm

Unit 4: Understanding Mental Ill-Health

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand a range of mental health conditions
  • Understand the treatments and interventions available for a range of mental health problems
  • Understand care planning in mental health services

Unit 5: Working in Mental Health

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Know how to develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary for working in mental health services
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a care or support worker working in mental health
  • Understand the roles of other professionals providing mental health services
  • Understand how to use reflection in the development of skills, knowledge and practice

To achieve the Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes of the units as detailed in the qualification specification.

After each unit, 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 211 hrs.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).
OUR PASS RATE
Mental Health
100%
(National Average 84.7%)

TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of health and mental wellbeing
  • Study key concepts around mental health
  • Gain insight into mental health legislation and public attitudes
  • Develop an understanding of the mental health field
  • Learn valuable skills to support members of the community or your team
  • Start a new career in the mental health sector

About your Course

Good mental health is essential to a long and healthy life. Tragically there is a connection between mental health issues and early death. So, maintaining our mental health is as important as maintaining our physical health.

This course examines mental health, the perceptions of mental health and how mental health issues can impact on the wider community.

You will study and understand the kind of support available to individuals with mental health issues and the roles professionals in the field carry out. If you are contemplating a career within the mental health field, understanding the support mechanism surrounding individuals is essential.

Upon completion of this course, you will have the knowledge and skills to start a career working in the mental health sector or to go on to further studies in counselling, mental health nursing or psychology.

Getting Started

This course will prepare you for a career in mental health. Whether you want to work in a support capacity, train in talking therapies or want to be a psychologist, this course will give you a foundation of knowledge.

Studying an online course couldn’t be simpler, just enrol and start your learning. Your entire course will be made available via our online student portal so you can study at a time and place that suits you.

Because all the material is available to you straight away, you also have the freedom to work through the course as quickly as you like. This means you can gain your qualification within a matter of months.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges will also assign you a dedicated tutor as part of our industry-leading service provision. They will be on hand to answer questions, mark your assignments and provide feedback.

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

Qualification: TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

This qualification is designed to increase learners’ knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental wellbeing. Successful completion of the units required will allow the learner to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of mental health. It will also support progression into relevant employment within the health and social care sector.

Requirements for Entry

This qualification is designed to increase learners’ knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental well-being. Successful completion of the required units will allow the learner to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of mental health. It will also support learner progression into relevant employment within the health and social care sector.

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification, however, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 2 mental health qualification, or qualifications in healthcare or social care contexts.

Learners should be aged 16 or above to undertake this qualification.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

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: Understanding the Context of Mental Health and Wellbeing

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the range of current legislation that applies to mental health and how it has changed over time
  • Understand the range of attitudes and perceptions of mental ill-health
  • Understand the current pattern and range of services for mental health problems and how these have evolved

Unit 2: Promotion of Mental Health and Wellbeing

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand mental health and wellbeing in the different stages of life
  • Understand how to support mental health and wellbeing

Unit 3: Mental Health Problems – Associated Issues and Consequences

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand how mental health problems have social consequences for the individual, their family and society as a whole
  • Understand the use/misuse of substances and alcohol in the context of mental health problems (dual diagnosis)
  • Understand mental health problems in the context of offending and the criminal justice system
  • Understand suicide and the prevention of suicide
  • Understand self-harm

Unit 4: Understanding Mental Ill-Health

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand a range of mental health conditions
  • Understand the treatments and interventions available for a range of mental health problems
  • Understand care planning in mental health services

Unit 5: Working in Mental Health

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Know how to develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary for working in mental health services
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a care or support worker working in mental health
  • Understand the roles of other professionals providing mental health services
  • Understand how to use reflection in the development of skills, knowledge and practice

To achieve the Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes of the units as detailed in the qualification specification.

After each unit, 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 211 hrs.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).
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