What will I learn?

This course aims to give a greater understanding of the needs of those with mental health issues. It will look at

  • What is mental health?
  • Risk factors
  • Mental health care and the problems people face.
  • Social attitudes to mental illness
  • Recognise when a colleague may be facing mental health distress.
  • Start a supportive and open conversation to determine what further help is needed.
  • Build an action plan that supports and safeguards the employee and the business.

    Where will it lead me?

    Learners may also be interested in our online courses Level 2 Certificate Awareness of Mental Health Problems or Level 2 Mental Health First Aid at Work and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace

    Entry Requirements

    There are no formal entry requirements for this course

    Please Note

    Due to funding restrictions this course is not available to existing full time Sparsholt College/Andover College students aged 16, 17 or 18 (or 19-24 with an EHCP) on the 31/8 in the year they started their course.

  • Fees:


    Level of Study:



    • 22/05/2024 - (VQMHW/FC02)




    Sparsholt College, SO21 2NF


    09:00 - 16:30