Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness - Funded Online Course

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6 weeks
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Course description

Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness - Funded Online Course

Interested in studying one of our mental health course?

Common mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression and stress affect one in four people in the UK every year. These mental health issues are more common than you think, and it is important that people are aware of different mental health conditions, so that they can be recognised and responded to appropriately. By studying this course, learners will increase their knowledge and understanding of mental health, and develop skills which will enable them to progress into a career in the health and social care sector.

The course equips learners with an introductory level of knowledge and understanding in relation to mental health issues. Learners will look at what mental health means, the effects mental health can have on individuals and on society, the current responses to mental health and the relationship between cultural diversity and mental health issues

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is ideal for learners who wish to gain a basic knowledge of mental health and the effects it can have on both individuals and society. Anyone who currently works in health and social care settings would benefit from this course, as well as those who would like to raise their awareness of mental health for personal reasons. This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 or above.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification.
  • Course Level: Level 1

Training Course Content

  • 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.

Course delivery details

  • This course is delivered via distance learning, allowing you to choose when and where you study
  • Study will enhance both your personal skills and professional development
  • Personal tutors are assigned to ensure learners have the support needed to succeed.


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Continuing Studies

  • Upon completion of this course, you could progress on to study one of our other mental health courses, such as the Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems.
  • Create a long-standing career pathway within the health and social care industry.

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PeoplePlus is the UK’s leading employability and skills provider. Our purpose as an organisation is to help people transform their lives, get jobs and keep jobs and develop their careers. Our ambitious vision is to make a direct difference to...

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Ana V
I have learned a lot about legislation related to mental health and civil rights. Learned about different mental health illnesses, their symptoms, possible causes, possible treatments and how the conditions affects people. I think the learning experience with Skills Network was excellent, communication was always good since day one and they prov...
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Habib M
The course itself is fantastic also its gave the person a confidants to deal the situation. I am Union Learning co Ordinator and I have more then 12 members train by skill net and others . I find its beneficial to the employer and the society
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