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DL NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems

Course Level: 

Level 2

Overview of the course: 

Mental health presents one of the greatest challenges to our society. With an estimated 450 million people worldwide suffering from a mental health problem, around a quarter of British adults will experience some form of mental health problem within the course of a year. While many elements of mental health are still not understood, having a good knowledge of the information that is available is essential in the care sector.

Entry requirements: 

Eligibility Criteria
• Aged 19+ (born before 01/09/1998)
• Lived in the EU for 3 years
Entry onto any course at East Durham College is subject to final approval from the Assistant Principal. Where relevant, the term ‘entry requirements’ also includes DBS checks, references, fitness to practice, etc.

Topics: 

• Unit 1 - Understanding Mental Health
• Unit 2 - Understanding Stress
• Unit 3 - Understanding Anxiety
• Unit 4 - Understanding Phobias
• Unit 5 - Understanding Depression
• Unit 6 - Understanding Post-Natal Depression
• Unit 7 - Understanding Bipolar Disorder
• Unit 8 - Understanding Schizophrenia
• Unit 9 - Understanding Dementia
• Unit 10 - Understanding Eating Disorders
• Unit 11 - Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
• Unit 12 - Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
• Unit 13 - Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

How is the course assessed?: 

After the eligibility checks have been done, a Tutor is allocated to you and a further letter is sent along with your course workbooks / resource packs (please note that resource packs will not be sent out if wish to complete via eLearning, they are available online). After about 2-3 weeks the allocated Tutor will make contact with you to introduce themselves and ask how you are progressing.

Length of the course: 

You will have 24 weeks from enrolling to complete the course. You can complete the qualification online via our eLearning Assessor website or in paper-based format. Everything is done remotely via post or email, induction pack and tutor support.

Campus: 

Distance Learning

When does the course start: 

This course is learner lead, meaning you start when you have had your induction.

More important information about this course:

Fees: 

Funding is available for those who meet the entry requirements.
*We make every effort to publish correct fees, however all fees are subject to change. Fees are correct as at the current time (22 May 2019 19:09) and are subject to change up to the date of enrolment. Fees quoted are payable annually

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How to apply: 

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