Font Size: A A A
Page Colours:

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness

Course Overview Mental Health Awareness

Overview Details

Please find details on NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness. If you wish to know more about this course, please use the register your interest form on the page.

This course will develop the knowledge and skills needed to understand mental health and problems that can cause mental ill-health

Qualification Information

Awarding Body Edexcel, Pearson
Duration Maximum of 12 weeks
Location Various Locations

Who The Course Is For

Anyone working or intending to work in the health and social care sector, who wish to gain an understanding and awareness of mental health.

What Will You Learn

Course Content

The course consists of eleven units

  • Unit 1 Understanding mental health
  • Unit 2 Understanding stress
  • Unit 3 Understanding anxiety
  • Unit 4 Understanding phobias
  • Unit 5 Understanding depression
  • Unit 6 Understanding post-natal depression
  • Unit 7 Understanding bipolar disorder
  • Unit 8 Understanding schizophrenia
  • Unit 9 Understanding dementia
  • Unit 10 Understanding eating disorders
  • Unit 11 Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Learning Methods

Learning will be undertaken via a blended learning method, which includes both 1 to 1 visits as well as self-directed study. All learners will be provided with their own learning pack which includes learning resources and information booklets. The flexible nature of this type of training means employed staff gain maximum impact for minimal disruption.

Assessment Methods

Three paper-based assessments must be completed within agreed timescales. Your tutor will then provide feedback, advice and guidance to help you successfully complete the course.

Progression Opportunities

Learners could progress onto a related Level 3 qualification. This course can also act as a bolt on to an apprenticeship.

Career Opportunities

This course can assist the development of your career in the health and social care sector.

Entry Requirements


You need to have been a resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the past 3 years and should be at least 19 years old.

Course Cost

Please contact us for more information on 0191 5874570

Apply Online

Ready to take the next step? You can apply to do a course with NCT Ltd at any time provided you meet the entry requirements.

Register your interest and we will get in touch with you to discuss details.

Print Course Details

Share This Page

European Union Social Fund
Skills Funding Agency
Matrix Accreditation
City and Guilds
Edexcel Pearson

NCT Ltd Inspiration: "The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling but in rising every time we fall." - Ralph Waldo Emerson