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NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

Stonebridge College
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211 hours
830 GBP excl. VAT
English
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NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

Mental health is an area of health and social care that requires caring, qualified and prepared workers that can make a difference to people’s lives. If that sounds like the right career for you, this NCFE approved qualification (RQF qualification code: 601/8968/X) is ideal to help you kick-start work within mental health services. An online certification that you can complete from the comfort of your own home, this course will allow you to build the competence for a variety of health and social care roles, without requiring you to sacrifice work or family commitments.

This home-based understanding mental health course will introduce you to key concepts such as wellbeing, mental health issues and their effects on people at different stages of life. You will learn about different mental health conditions and the social consequences for individuals, families and society, along with how alcohol and substance misuse can influence health problems. You will also understand and develop the practical skills required for working in healthcare.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who should study this course?

This Level 3 certificate in Understanding Mental Health is perfect for anyone who is already working in a healthcare position but requires the certification to progress further. It is also suitable for someone with a personal interest in mental health that wants to know more for their own benefit or to help friends and family overcome any health difficulties.

There are no academic or professional requirements to enrol on this distance learning course.

Am I required to do a placement?

There are no placement requirements for understanding mental health at level 3. You will study this course online, in your own time. Our dedicated tutors will be available to guide you through every step of the way, with advice and feedback to help you get the most out of your qualification.

Assessments are conducted through tasks at the end of each unit. These will serve to create a portfolio of evidence at the end of your course.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

What happens after the course?

By the end of this course, you can continue your studies with an Access to Higher Education Diploma in Social Sciences with a Psychology and Sociology pathway, or an Access to Higher Education Diploma in Nursing.

Some of the possible career options, at the end of this course, are:

  • Mental healthcare assistant
  • Senior healthcare assistant
  • Mental health support worker

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Stonebridge College

Stonebridge College

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is a team of bright and motivated people dedicated to helping learners fulfill their potential and meet their career goals. Set up in 1995, Stonebridge Associated Colleges was initially intended to help people qualify in complementary therapies,...


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