Level 3 Certificate Understanding Mental Health
Health & Social Care
Adult Further Education
What is the course about?
The mental health crisis is becoming increasingly prevalent in the UK, with one in four adults experiencing a mental health problem each year. The Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health is designed to provide a greater awareness of mental health issues and the importance of mental wellbeing. As a student on this course, you will build a knowledge base that can be used in a variety of occupational roles, gaining and understanding of the skills needed to work in mental health services. In addition, you will gain knowledge of the importance of addressing mental health problems and how legislation and publicity are changing attitudes towards those seeking treatment.
Why should I choose the course?
You will achieve a nationally recognised Level 3 qualification, further your professional development and learn at a time that suits you, without the need to attend college.
What will I learn?
Topics will include:
- Understanding the context of mental health and wellbeing
- The promotion of mental health and wellbeing
- Mental health problems, associated issues, and consequences
- Understanding mental ill health
Working in mental health.
What will the course lead on to?
Upon completion of this course, you may wish to progress onto a related accredited or non-accredited course. Please speak to our Learner Services Team for more information
Are there any links with industry and university?
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?
We have a skilled group of accredited tutors who are experienced in delivering mental health courses. You will be learning in a supportive and inclusive environment.
What are the entry requirements?
There are no formal entry requirements, but you will be expected to have a pre-enrolment meeting/conversation to assess that this is the right level and course subject for you. You must be able to cope with level 3 study skills in order to complete the course.
What are my funding options?
For further information on funding please contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
You will be required to pay a £200 fee if you enrol but do not complete the course.
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