Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 15 Weeks Level 2 Part-Time - Day Washington Campus Skills & Qualifications

What’s it all about?

This programme is designed for people who wish to raise awareness of mental health, creating a culture of care and the promotion of positive mental health.

This programme will give you the opportunity to understand mental health, its associated care and how this can be applied to colleagues in the workplace or within your personal life

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ 362.00 *subject to change You will be required to purchase your own stationery.

You will be taught using a range of teaching techniques including classroom delivered sessions, interactive workshops and self-study. Most teaching will take place in the classroom, with some opportunities for you to access online learning.

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career.

If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

We have a number of links to industry including relationships with Mind, Parkinson’s Group, NHS, Sunderland Care and Support, Sunderland Home Care Association, Bluebird Care, as well as a number of local charitable organisations to ensure you gain an outstanding learning experience with us and are equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to progress to a career in industry.

You will study approximately 3 hours per week in college and you will be expected to take some time outside of college to carry out independent study.

This course could take place Monday – Friday between 9am and 3pm. You will be informed upon enrolment.

This programme is suitable for you if you wish gain knowledge to raise awareness of mental health, creating a culture of care and the promotion of positive mental health. It will provide you with the opportunity to understand mental health, its associated care and how this can be applied in a range of settings.

You will study three modules when undertaking this course including:

- Exploring mental health
- Understand how to support individuals with mental ill health
- Understand a mentally healthy environment

CACHE NCFE

This programme will provide you with the skills to support others with mental health problems. These skills will be gained by increasing your knowledge and understanding of mental health conditions and the principles of mental health first aid and how this can be implemented in the workplace or voluntary sector.

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