NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Working with People with Mental Health Needs


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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Working with People with Mental Health Needs

Ref: 601/3434/3
Sector: Health, Public Services and Care, Health and Social Care

Level: Level 2
Minimum Entry Age: 16
GLH: 155
TQT: 180
Credit Value: 18

Awarding body: NCFE
Course Price:

Unit Overview:

What does this qualification cover?

This qualification aims to raise awareness of:

• the role of the mental health worker
• the process and approaches involved in the care and support of those who experience mental ill health.

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is designed for a wide range of learners who wish to understand the approaches to care and support of those with mental health problems.

This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and above.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 or 2 qualification in a health or social care related area.

How is this qualification structured?

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Working with People with Mental Health Needs, learners are required to successfully complete 5 mandatory units:

• Unit 01 Understand the role of the mental health worker
• Unit 02 Mental health and mental health issues
• Unit 03 Understand duty of care in adult health and social care
• Unit 04 Approaches to care and management in mental health
• Unit 05 Understanding change and support in relation to mental health

What related qualifications can you progress to?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to the following:

• Level 2 Award in Awareness of Dementia
• Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health
• Level 3 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector

Which type of job roles can you apply for on completion?

The objective of this qualification is to give learners working, or intending to work in a health or social care context, an understanding of approaches to supporting those with mental health needs. It will also enable learners to progress to other qualifications in healthcare and social care.

Distance or online training is available.

Ask about payment plan or student loan.

For more information visit our website
or speak to an advisor on: 020 3475 9775.

This course can be done remotely online with an assigned tutor and assessor.
A work placement will be required but can be arranged.

East London branch: 3 Oakfield House, Ilford, Essex IG11EF

About The Course

Deadline 30 December 2023
Offer Type Online and Distance Learning
Category S-Healthcare
Sector Healthcare
Qualification Level Level 2
Total Units
Awarding Body NCFE
Duration At your own pace
Delivery Route Online Course Only
Career Level Student
Available to Start Immediately

Funding and Eligibility

Price for students not eligible for funding (if applicable)
Deposit Required Can be negotiated based on your current circumstances
Experience Required None
Previous Qualification Required None Required
Course Pathway Courses for both Work & University Progression
Course Funding Options Self-funded - Payment Plan Available
Payment Plan Yes
DBS Required Yes
Allowance Available Other - Can be Discussed
Social Services - Service Users Course is suitable for those in care
Suitable for Those on Benefits Yes - Universal Credit

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