What will I learn?

This online qualification aims to raise awareness of mental health and a range of mental health problems. Learners will be supported by an assessor who will give feedback to enable them to acquire a Level 2 qualification.

The course has units on

* understanding mental health
* understanding stress
* understanding anxiety
* understanding phobias
* understanding depression
* understanding postnatal depression
* Understanding bipolar disorder
* Understanding schizophrenia
* Understanding dementia
* Understanding eating disorders
* Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – ADHD
* Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – OCD
* Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – PTSD

Government funding means that we are able to offer this course free of charge to eligible delegates. Learners will need to complete all units within 3 months and in the event of non-completion, a £100 administration fee will be charged.

Where will it lead me?

The aim of this qualification is to develop the learners understanding of a range of mental-health problems to support their role in the workplace, or where they may work or interact with individuals with mental-health problems.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific prior qualifications needed for learners to access this qualification, although they may find it useful to have previously achieved a Level 1 qualification in a health, social care or mental-health related area.

Learners must be aged 19+ and have been resident in the EU for 3+ years to qualify for funding



Level of Study:



  • - (Flexible)


Sparsholt College, SO21 2NF