Mental Health – Half-Day Awareness Course
This course aims to improve attendees’ understanding of what mental health problems are and what they can do to support people with mental health problems. This course is ideal for everyone, including those in Adult Social Care (regardless of role within the sector) and Community workers. It’s suitable for individuals who may have contact with individuals with mental health problems.
Course syllabus includes:
- Awareness of some of the most common types of mental health conditions.
- You’ll be able to explain how someone may feel if they have a particular mental health condition.
- You’ll know how these conditions may influence a person’s care and support needs.
- You will be able to explain how positive attitudes towards mental health conditions will improve the care or support people receive.
- Knowledge of how to report any concerns associated with any unmet needs.
- How to signpost individuals, their families and carers for further relevant help, resources or guidance.
- Listing the main requirements of legislation and policies that are designed to promote the rights of people with a mental health condition, and how these may affect the experiences of people and their families .
- Face to Face training (maximum of 14 learners to 1 instructor).
- Mental Health – Basic Awareness
- This course is certified by Chris Garland Training.
- 3 guided learning hours.
- Please note the exact times for your course booking.
- There isn’t a formal test in this awareness course.
- It’s recommended that you have a minimum of GCSE grade D-G/Level 1 literacy and numeracy (or equivalent) before undertaking this course. This is not mandatory – please contact us to discuss any reasonable adjustments to accommodate your needs.
- Learners should be at least 16 years old in order to undertake the qualification.
- All courses have a minimum and maximum number of candidates that we can take on a course.
- Minimum: We need a minimum of 6 candidates booked on an open/scheduled course for the course to run. Click here for more details.
- Maximum: We are limited by the Health & Safety Executive, and where applicable by the Awarding Organisation, to a maximum of 12 candidates per instructor. Should you have more than 12 candidates that need to be trained, please contact us to arrange a private course, where we can arrange for a second instructor/assessor to be present to comply with this restriction.
- This course is available to learners in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
- Although the content of the course has been developed in accordance with current UK practice, the course can be delivered in other countries.
- Scheduled courses run at our training centre in Knutsford, Cheshire.
- Why not arrange to have a private courses run at your workplace? Simply fill in our quote builder tool to request a quotation.
- Visit this page to read the course joining instructions.
- Where your course is not being run at our main training centre, you’ll also receive an email with additional joining instructions including the venue address.