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Mental Health Awareness

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This Mental Health Awareness course is great for anyone. It teaches the basics of mental health and why it is important to maintain a positive mental attitude. Through the course students will develop their knowledge of the issues which people with mental health problems face.

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Course description

This course includes the option to play audio at no extra cost!

All about this course

Mental health awareness is something that is vital to everyone. This course is perfect to ensure you have a strong understanding of what mental health is and how to support people who may have a mental health issue. In the 5 units, this course covers the risk factors of mental health, the issues that people face as well as social attitudes to mental health.

This course is perfect for anyone looking for a better knowledge of mental health. Since mental health affects us all, this course is fantastic for anyone working in any industry.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

  • Fully CPD registered
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Covers all required legislation and practices
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – What is mental health? – In our first unit you will learn what mental health is. We will look at the definition, the components of mental well being, as well as how stress and ill health are linked. We will finish off by looking at the components of mental well-being.
  • Unit 2 – Risk factors – In this unit we will look at what a risk factor is and the risk factors that can affect an individual’s mental health. The risk factors that affect an individual will be covered under four different categories. Within these categories there are several examples of mental health problems, that can affect individuals throughout their lifetime. We will also look at these different types of mental health problem, and the risk factors that can cause these problems.
  • Unit 3 – Mental health care and the problems people face – Now we will look at how mental health care has changed over the centuries and how there has been a profound change to mental health care as much more is now understood about mental illness. We will look at the different problems and how they may affect the individual with mental health problems as well as the different attitudes to mental illness and how they can affect the individual and the people around them.
  • Unit 4 – Social attitudes to Mental Illness – Here we look at the different social attitudes towards mental illness. Different attitudes to mental illness and how they can affect the individual, the people around them and the different impacts these attitudes can have on an individual with mental illness will be covered.
  • Unit 5 – Legislation in Relation to Mental Illness – Finally we will look at the different legislation that surround Mental illness. and what these different legislations entail, their implications and the different legal provisions for individuals who are unable to make decisions for themselves.
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Work through your course

Each course is broken down into manageable sections. Work through these at your own pace and learn about each of the topics in the course. We use images, written information, diagrams and other resources to help you get to grips with the content with no hassle.

Our courses are all designed to allow progress without any assistance but our support staff can be contacted if you do need us.

Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

Get your certificate

As soon as you finish the course, you can download your certificate. This will also be accessible in your account any time you log in. Your certificate includes the course you have studied, your name, the date of completion and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you passed your course.

A digitally printed and hard backed version of your certificate is sent out to you via first class post the day after you pass.


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How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Mental Health Awareness course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Mental Health Awareness course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Mental Health Awareness course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

Mental Health Awareness course
Mental Health Awareness
£20 + VAT