Understanding Mental Health (Level 3)

The level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health will provide you with a greater understanding of mental health issues, the importance of mental well-being through various stages of life, mental health legislation, services and public attitudes, treatment options available and skills required to work in a mental health service.

Are You Eligible?

To ensure you are eligible for this online course, check if you align with our check list below:

Aged 19+ as of 31st August 2023

Lived in the EU for 3 years

Funded via the National Skills Fund

You do not hold a level 3 (or higher) qualification in any subject, or, if you do hold a qualification of at least level 3, you must be either unemployed or in employment but earning below the low wage threshold of £20,319.

*Other eligibility criteria may apply

Currently, in the UK 75% of mental ill health begins before the age of 18 and 1 in 8 worldwide, live with a mental health condition, therefore this qualification will increase your knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental well-being to support you to work within the health and social care sector.

This Level 3 Understanding Mental Health qualification will give you a comprehensive view of mental health problems, legislation and societal attitudes.  In the UK, each year over 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health disorder.

Course Benefits

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 3 qualification
  • Evidence your competency to employers
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college
  • Increase your understanding of mental health and how to support mental well-being through various stages of life.

What Will You Learn

  • Understanding the context of mental health and well-being
  • Promotion of mental health and well-being
  • Mental health problems, associated issues and consequences
  • Understanding mental ill health
  • Working in mental health

Full Course Title

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

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