NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems
Health, Public Services and Care,Health and Social Care
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What does this qualification cover?
This qualification aims to raise awareness of mental health and a range of mental health problems.
Who is it suitable for?
This qualification is designed for anyone looking to develop their understanding of mental health and the problems that can cause mental ill health.
This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and above.
What are the entry requirements?
There are no specific prior qualifications needed to access this qualification, although learners may find it useful to have previously achieved a Level 1 qualification in a health, social care or mental-health related area.
How is this qualification structured?
To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems, learners are required to successfully complete 13 mandatory units.
How is it assessed?
To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the units as detailed in the qualification specification. Grades are not awarded.
The Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems is internally assessed.
What related qualifications can you progress to?
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:
• Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
• Level 2 Award in Awareness of Dementia
• Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
Funding for our qualifications
Find out more about funding for this and other qualifications on our funding page.
Which type of job roles can you apply for on completion?
The objective of this qualification is to develop the learners understanding of a range of mental-health problems, which could be used to support their role in the workplace, or where they may work or interact with individuals with mental-health problems.