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Study Online To Gain Your Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health
Grasp key Principles of Mental Health and Well-being
Learn about the key principles underpinning mental health practices in the UK. Prepare yourself for a career working with people who have mental health issues.
Support those with mental health issues
Study mental health issues and their consequences, how to work within the mental health field and how to promote and maintain good mental health.
Complete Your Course in 6 Months!
You can complete your TQUK Level 3 course in as little as 6 months or take as long as 2 years. You can fit your studies around your work and homelife commitments.
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Certificate in Understanding Mental Health - Level 3
- Study mental health and mental well-being
- Develop a core knowledge of mental health issues
- Learn how to support mental well-being through the various stages of life
- Gain a Level 3 certification – equivalent to an A Level
- Develop the skills needed to work in mental health
- Complete the course in as little as 6 months
The Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health gives you the opportunity to develop a comprehensive knowledge of mental health and mental well-being.
One in four people experience mental health issues in the UK each year. Mental health issues have a greater impact on the economy than any other medical condition.
With national awareness regarding mental health issues on the rise, there has never been a better time to broaden your understanding.
You will study mental health issues and their consequences, how to work within the mental health field and learn the underlying principles.
You will also explore how to promote and maintain good mental health. This will include the changing attitudes towards mental health, publicity around the subject and government legislation.
You will also gain an understanding of the skills needed to work in the mental health field.
learndirect is a leading UK online learning institute, which means we take a person-centred approach to learning. We provide the tools to learn and you do the rest.
This means no physical classes or prohibitive timetables. You learn when you will be at your most effective, in an environment you will be most comfortable in.
You still get the academic support from your dedicated tutor. They will provide advice, guidance and feedback on your assignments. This allows you to progress in a structured, positive way.
Ultimately this allows you to study and complete your course in a manner that reflects your lifestyle, commitments and your approach to learning.
You can start learning from the moment you have enrolled with us. We don’t have term times, just an online portal with all your course material ready and waiting.
To be awarded the Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health, learners are required to successfully complete 5 mandatory units:
- Unit 01 - Understanding the context of mental health and wellbeing
- Unit 02 - Promotion of mental health and wellbeing
- Unit 03 - Mental health problems: associated issues and consequences
- Unit 04 - Understanding mental ill health
- Unit 05 - Working in mental health.
There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.
Please note: You must be at least 16 years of age to join this course.
All the assessments for this course can be done online from the comfort of your own home and in your own time.
After successfully completing this course, you will gain the TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health qualification (RQF qualification code: 603/3202/5).
Established in 2013, Training Qualifications UK are one of the most forward-thinking and agile Awarding Organisations in the UK. They work closely with both employers and providers to ensure learners receive qualifications that have impact in the workplace and help learners succeed in all walks of life.
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Frequently Asked Questions
There is a huge range of benefits to studying via distance education:
We believe distance education is all about convenience and flexibility. You can plan your study around your work or lifestyle commitments, so you’re only studying at times convenient for you.
Plus, you can improve your education without having to attend classes at a physical location. What’s more, with learndirect, you can study when and where you like without the stress of deadlines or time limits and complete your course at your own pace.
We don’t have the same level of high overhead costs (e.g. classrooms and large campuses) as traditional schools, colleges or universities, so we’re able to pass on these savings to you by reducing our course fees.
We offer over 650 home study courses for you to choose from, with an unrivalled selection of quality distance education courses accredited by some of the most respected awarding bodies in the UK.
You have access to a dedicated tutor who is an experienced professional in their field of study. Your tutor is totally committed to helping you succeed and is on hand to answer any questions you may have, no matter how big or small.
All of our qualifications have different awarding bodies, and depending on the subject, they will meet different criteria depending on the level of the qualification and its content.We typically use the OFQUAL register to help us benchmark our courses and ensure the education you receive is up to the relevant industry standards. If you would like to check a specific qualification, please contact one of our helpful advisers by calling 01202 006 464.
Many of our courses include one or more of the following hands on aspects to enhance the online learning you will receive.
Many of our RQF courses include a placement, these placements are fantastic opportunities for you to secure a work experience placement in a relevant industry and get real on the job experience while you learn. For example many of our Teaching Assistant courses give you an opportunity to approach and work within a local school.
Time in our state of the art academy's for certain subjects, for example our Foot Health Practitioner courses run multiple hands on class based options in our bespoke learning environments.
Further to this some of our courses include practical kits for you to use while you study and even keep after the course! For example many of our Nail Technician courses include an extensive kit included with the course at no additional charge.
We encourage and welcome international students to join our learning community.All of our courses are specifically designed to be delivered via distance education and home study, so you can complete your course from anywhere in the world. Some courses relate specifically to UK practice and legislation and in these cases all work must be presented accordingly. There will be no need for you to attend any physical location like a test centre or campus, unless your course has a 'practical' element to it.