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Awareness of Mental Health Problems Certificate Level 2

This distance learning course is designed for those who are currently working or would like to work within the health and social care sector in a wide range of job roles. It will provide you with the knowledge to answer a series of questions leading to a Level 2 Accredited Qualification.

There are twelve mandatory units to complete:
1. Understanding mental Health
2. Understanding stress and anxiety
3. Understanding depression
4. Understanding Phobias
5. Understanding eating disorders
6. Understanding attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
7. Understanding Obsessive compulsive disorder
8. Understanding post-traumatic stress disorder
9. Understanding dementia
10. Understanding postnatal depression
11. Understanding bipolar disorder
12. Understanding schizophrenia

**This same course is available to study based in the classroom at James Watt College.

Course Info

Level 2 - Intermediate
Subject Area
Health & Social Care
Course Type
Adult Part-Time
James Watt College
Next Start Date
Course Length
12 weeks

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. This course is funded and available for learners age 19 and above who have lived in the UK for 3 years+

Delivery and Assessment

All resources will be made available to you via an online e-learning platform or paper based format with support from your allocated Assessor.


Once you have successfully completed this course you could continue to study other NCFE courses or secure employment in the health and social care sector.

Career Opportunities

  • Nurses
  • Parent Partnerships Workers
  • Inclusion Support Workers
  • School or Nursery Managers