Level 2 Awareness of Mental Health Problems

Online distance learning

ANTREC Limited


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*Funded for those aged 19 plus, living in the Liverpool City Region or non devolved area of... Read more

Study method
Online, self-paced
6 Weeks
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Access until course completion
Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness (RQF)
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  • Tutor is available to students

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This qualification aims to raise awareness of mental health and a range of mental health problems.


Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness (RQF)


Mental health presents one of the greatest challenges to our society. With an estimated 450 million people worldwide suffering from a mental health problem, around a quarter of British adults will experience some form of mental health problem within the course of a year.

While many elements of mental health are still not understood, having a good knowledge of the information that is available is essential in the care sector.

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems, learners are required to successfully complete 13 mandatory units.

  • Understanding Mental Health
  • Understanding Stress
  • Understanding Anxiety
  • Understanding Phobias
  • Understanding Depression
  • Understanding Post-Natal Depression
  • Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Understanding Bipolar Disorder
  • Understanding Schizophrenia
  • Understanding Dementia
  • Understanding Eating Disorders
  • Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Understanding Obessive Compulsive Disorder

This qualification is designed for anyone looking to develop their understanding of mental health and the problems that can cause mental ill health.

Who is this course for?

This course is for those looking to gain an awareness of mental health and mental health problems.


  • Aged 19 plus
  • Lived in the UK/EU for the past 3 years or more
  • You will need to be able to provide proof of ID and employment/ benefit claim status
  • Living in the Liverpool City Region or non-devolved area

Our funding is available in most areas however the areas it is not available are:

  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater Manchester
  • Greater London
  • Tees Valley
  • West Midlands
  • West of England

Career path

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.

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as ABC Awards and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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