Level 1 Award Mental Health Awareness
Health & Social Care
What is the course about?
This qualification aims to raise awareness of the issues surrounding mental health difficulties and dispel some of the myths and misconceptions frequently linked to mental health issues. It also helps to develop your knowledge of the rights of those with mental health issues.
Why should I choose the course?
You will learn what is meant by the term 'mental health' and consider the definition and causes of mental health difficulties. You will also explore common perceptions of mental health difficulties and how stereotyping can affect people's perceptions. You will develop your knowledge of the rights of those who experience mental health difficulties and learn where appropriate support can be sought. You will also develop your awareness of cultural diversity within mental health issues.
What will I learn?
The main learning aims of the course are:
- To be aware of what is meant by mental health.
- To be aware of some of the social and personal effects of mental ill-health.
- To be aware of some of the responses to mental health issues.
- To be aware of cultural diversity in relation to mental health issues.
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.
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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
The college offers a range of flexible learning opportunities to learners. Professional qualifications are delivered within our specialist Business School and are supported through digital virtual learning environments and digital learning tools. Our teachers are highly experienced and skilled in their specialist professional sectors and enhance the courses they teach on with their excellent industry links.
What are the entry requirements?
There are no specific entry requirements for this course, however it is recommended that you have literacy skills at level 1.
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