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NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

The NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health (RQF qualification code: 601/8968/X) is designed to provide a greater awareness of mental health issues and the importance of mental wellbeing. Learners will build a knowledge base that can be used in a variety of health and social care roles.

Gain an understanding of the skills needed to work in mental health services, the importance of addressing mental health problems and how legislation and publicity is changing attitudes towards those seeking treatment.

What will I study?

This qualification will introduce a range of topics through several study units. You’ll find out more about mental health services and improvements that have been made over the last 50 years. Discover how the media influences perceptions of people with mental health issues and the ways in which inclusion and community support can make a difference.

The course will explore how an individual’s needs can change over their lifetime and the wider implications for their family and society. Study the effects of substance misuse on mental wellbeing and how mental health issues relate to the criminal justice system.

Further units will cover self-harm, suicide prevention and an in-depth look at a selection of common conditions.

Is this distance learning course right for me?

If you want to find out more about mental health and what it takes to work in this field, then this course is for you. There are no entry requirements, but learners may benefit from gaining a Level 2 mental health, or health and social care qualification.

You’ll complete this course through distance learning, which means that you can work at your own pace, from home. Benefit from full tutor support, without the pressure of deadlines.

How will I be assessed?

You’ll be assessed through tasks at the end of each unit, which will be used to create a portfolio of evidence. Feedback and grades will be provided by your personal tutor.

What can I do after taking this course?

Once you have completed the NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health, you could go on to achieve further qualifications in health and social care, or adult care. You could also progress on to higher education with your Level 3 skills, including information analysis and critical thinking.  

Working through the units on this course will help you to develop abilities that employers look for. You’ll learn how to work independently, solve problems and meet targets. Learners could pursue a career in social care, healthcare or psychiatry. 

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We also allow you to choose whether you want to study your course via the traditional paper based method or online study where you have access to all your course materials immediately. When you proceed through the checkout process you will be given the option to select your preferred method of study.

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