Introduction to Mental Health Awareness
Health & Social Care
Adult Further Education
What is the course about?
This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of mental health. The course covers the social and personal effects of mental ill health, cultural diversity and mental health issues, responses to mental health issues, and the skills needed when working in mental health. This course can help you to achieve a career in the health and social care sector.
This course is an ideal starting point if you are interested in mental health, either for your personal life or for professional interest. The interactive and engaging course is accessible for anyone aged 16 or over.
Why should I choose the course?
You will have access to award-winning learning and assessment materials. You can study the course from your own home, in your own time.
What will I learn?
The course covers:
Section 1: What is meant by mental health
Section 2: The social and personal effects of mental ill health
Section 3: The responses to mental health issues
Section 4: Cultural diversity in relation to mental health issues.
What will the course lead on to?
You could progress onto one of the many accredited and non-accredited courses the college has to offer. Perhaps you would like to study another mental health course to take your skills further, or begin a qualification in health and social care. For more information on courses, please see the website or contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support
Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/financial-support
Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested. The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of industry knowledge to impart. Our distance learning courses are delivered entirely online, allowing you to benefit from expert teaching in the comfort of your own home.
What are the entry requirements?
There are no specific entry requirements, but you should have access to and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet, as well as any books/stationery you wish to purchase yourself.
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