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Mental Health Awareness

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Overview

Mental health is often discussed as something that is as important as physical health, which it is. Many people suffer from mental health issues at certain points in their life, some suffer for prolonged periods, while others just experience short depressive episodes. This course is highly beneficial to anyone who is working in health and social care, as well as individuals who wish to study this subject and enhance their understanding. The Mental Health Awareness course will focus on mental health illness and mental health and the difference between the two. You will learn to understand mental health on a broader scale, recognise mental health symptoms and how individuals with either condition can be treated with the best treatment options.

It is important that mental health is recognised and awareness is raised on this issue. Key modules will be explored fully on how to provide support to patients with mental health problems. You will learn to exercise empathy and tactfulness when dealing with such individuals, while enabling them to overcome their problems and go onto to lead happier and healthier lives.

The Mental Health Awareness course features practical tips and advice on how to tackle a range of mental health issues in patients who are in your care. You will gain practical advice on how to effectively work with individuals affected by this condition. This is a CPD certified course which demonstrates to potential employers that you are continually developing yourself, and will make you a desirable candidate across the health and care sectors.

Why You Should Consider Taking this Course at 1Training?

1Training is a leading online provider for several accrediting bodies, and provides learners the opportunity to take this exclusive course awarded by CPD. At 1Training, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the Course. Learners who register will be given excellent support, discounts for future purchases and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships and their favourite restaurants.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the difference between mental health and mental illness
  • Learn the symptoms of mental illness so that you can recognise which is mental health and which is mental illness
  • Learn to work effectively with individuals affected by both conditions
  • Learn why it is important to promote mental wellbeing

Key Features

Gain an accredited UK qualification

Access to excellent quality study materials

Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized learning experience

One year’s access to the course

Support by phone, live chat, and email

  • Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy.
  • A sound educational background is recommended

This course is recommended for,

  • Individuals working in healthcare
  • Mental Health Advisors
  • Mental Health Specialists
  • Anyone working in the adult and care environment

In order to qualify in the course ‘Mental Health Awareness’ successfully, learners will take an online test. This online test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Pass Mark: 70%

Upon the successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the ‘Mental Health Awareness’ Certificate.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lessons at any time.

Awarding Body

CPD is a leading awarding body in the United Kingdom that meets an excellent standard of high quality education. CPD is committed towards the enhancement of proficiency and personal skills in order to develop learners’ skills and abilities. CPD ensures that both practical and academic qualifications assist individuals to re-skill or up-skill and maintain a competitive advantage in their chosen industry.

Career Path & Progression

The Mental Health Awareness Certificate will improve your candidature for a number of jobs across healthcare sector.  You can use this qualification to study more courses from the Health and Social Care Suite that would make for great follow ups, particularly if patients are in your care and you want to gain knowledge as a valuable addition. You can also demand for a salary increment or job promotion from your employer. Given below are job titles you can land, along with the average UK salary per annum according to https://www.glassdoor.com.

  • Mental Health Nurse – £44,000 (Approximately)
  • Mental Health Advisor – £233,000 (Approximately)
  • Adult Care Worker £30,000 (Approximately)
  • Healthcare Advisor – £27,500 (Approximately)
  • Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy.
  • A sound educational background is recommended

This course is recommended for,

  • Individuals working in healthcare
  • Mental Health Advisors
  • Mental Health Specialists
  • Anyone working in the adult and care environment

In order to qualify in the course ‘Mental Health Awareness’ successfully, learners will take an online test. This online test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Pass Mark: 70%

Upon the successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the ‘Mental Health Awareness’ Certificate.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lessons at any time.

Awarding Body

CPD is a leading awarding body in the United Kingdom that meets an excellent standard of high quality education. CPD is committed towards the enhancement of proficiency and personal skills in order to develop learners’ skills and abilities. CPD ensures that both practical and academic qualifications assist individuals to re-skill or up-skill and maintain a competitive advantage in their chosen industry.

Career Path & Progression

The Mental Health Awareness Certificate will improve your candidature for a number of jobs across healthcare sector.  You can use this qualification to study more courses from the Health and Social Care Suite that would make for great follow ups, particularly if patients are in your care and you want to gain knowledge as a valuable addition. You can also demand for a salary increment or job promotion from your employer. Given below are job titles you can land, along with the average UK salary per annum according to https://www.glassdoor.com.

  • Mental Health Nurse – £44,000 (Approximately)
  • Mental Health Advisor – £233,000 (Approximately)
  • Adult Care Worker £30,000 (Approximately)
  • Healthcare Advisor – £27,500 (Approximately)
Course Curriculum Total Units : 0
1: What is mental illness and prevalence rates
2: Symptoms of Bi-Polar, depression, psychotic disorders and schizophrenia
3: Symptoms of anxiety, personality disorder, self- harming
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