Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 5


Flexible start date




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Why take this course?

One in four British adults experiences at least one diagnosable mental health problem each year?

The most common is mixed anxiety and depression, but there are so many other issues which have a huge impact on a person’s life and the people around them.

This qualification offers a comprehensive understanding of some common mental health problems, which is of vital importance for anyone who works around people suffering with these conditions.

What you will experience

The qualification is suitable for anyone who wishes to increase their knowledge of mental health problems, the factors that cause mental ill–health and the ways that mental health problems can be managed.

The course is also suitable for those who already work in this area, anyone who wants to secure a job linked to mental health and anyone who wants to gain more knowledge for personal reasons. This course is split into manageable units, each which require to be successfully completed to achieve the qualification.