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NCFE Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health problems

Solihull College & University Centre


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What will I learn?

This course will help you to progress within a variety of sectors and in a number of job roles where an understanding of mental health problems and knowledge of how to support people with mental health problems is required.

The course will cover mental health, stress, anxiety, phobias, depression, postnatal depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, dementia, eating disorders, attention deficit, hyperactivity disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder. This is delivered via distance learning.

Assessments will be marked by an allocated tutor who will provide you with detailed feedback. You will be assessed against criteria where all learning outcomes of the course have to be covered; your tutor will give you guidance for this. Assessments must be completed by the target dates agreed at enrolment.

On completion, you could progress to Level 2 and 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care; Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Preparing to work in Adult Social Care or Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships. Relevant employment exists within Healthcare; Social Care; Public services; Customer service; Sport and recreation; Hospitality; Travel and Tourism; Education; Housing and Voluntary.

What do I need to know?

No specific entry requirements, an initial assessment will be completed at enrolment.

Awarding Body


Course info


Nationally recognised qualification

Study Hours

Variable - to suit the learner

Study mode




Total time for completion

No time limit

Who runs this course?




Solihull College & University Centre offers a wide range of school leaver, university level and adult courses across a variety of exciting subject areas. Courses are designed with the help of top employers to ensure students leave ready for the workplace. Many courses are offered full and part-time allowing students to fit study around work and family life. The College was recently graded ‘Good’ across all areas by Ofsted.

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