Mental Health Awareness VTCT (ITEC) Level 2

This VRQ qualification aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of mental health and wellbeing

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Entry level:

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification

Description:

The VTCT (ITEC) Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness is a VRQ aimed at learners who wish to develop an understanding of a range of issues which may affect the mental health of people, how to identify common mental health conditions and offer support for people with mental health conditions.

The purpose of the qualification is to provide learners with an understanding of mental health and mental ill-health. Learners will develop knowledge of a range of mental health conditions, the issues surrounding mental health and the legal frameworks that impact on the quality of care provided.

What does this qualification cover?

The qualification includes ten mandatory units which includes:

  • Understanding what is meant by mental health and mental ill-health
  • Understand the changes in mental health care
  • Raising awareness of a range of mental health conditions
  • Understanding the legal context of mental health
  • Understand the ways in which mental health conditions can be managed

  • Throughout this qualification, learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of a range of mental health conditions, their causes, signs and symptoms and ways in which these conditions will be managed. The qualification will also aim to raise awareness of the issues surrounding mental health and dispel some of the myths and misconceptions often linked to mental health.

    Course format:

    Theory studied at home, coursework assignments & Revision for the external online exam

    zoom video for learning recap & external exam taken online via live video (Zoom) with our invigilator.

    Course content:

    UNIT CODE UNIT REF UNIT TITLE LEVEL CREDITS GLH
    UMH10 H/618/6290 Understanding dementia 2 9
    UMH11 K/618/6291 Understanding schizophrenia 2 9
    UMH2 J/618/6282 Understanding mental health 2 36
    UMH3 L/618/6283 Understanding stress and anxiety 2 12
    UMH4 R/618/6284 Understanding depression 2 9
    UMH5 Y/618/6285 Understanding post-natal depression 2 9
    UMH6 D/618/6286 Understanding eating disorders 2 9
    UMH7 H/618/6287 Understanding obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) 2 9
    UMH8 K/618/6288 Understanding phobias 2 9
    UMH9 M/618/6289 Understanding bipolar disorder 2 9

    Start time:

    The home study can be started at anytime, you must have completed all the online learning & assignments before you take your exam

    Attendance:

    No attendance is required, this course can be taught online with an online live video invigilated exam. The exam is recorded for auditing purposes of the VTCT exam board.

    You must have completed all online learning before you attend the exam via live video

    Duration:

    Self-paced home study can be started at anytime and covers

    GLH (Guided Learning Hours): 120. (GLH incl’s. online learning, coursework, revision, exam)

    online learning to include learning, revision and exam.

    A zoom video session is scheduled with our assessor to discuss the course.

    Exam board:

    The VTCT (Vocational Training & Charitable Trust) & ITEC

    Career Opportunities:

    Learners undertaking this qualification may wish progress to other mental health related qualifications including:

  • Mental Health First Aid qualifications
  • Mental wellbeing in children/young people

  • What's included in the course fee:

    Training pack (available on our online portal) A coursework tutor is assigned to you for full support throughout the course. Online examination taken via live video with our exam invigilator. A VTCT qualification is posted to you on successful completion of the course.

    Additional Support:

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    Qualification gained:

    VTCT (ITEC) Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness

    Insurance:

    Please check your insurance companies requirements before enrolling on this course? (It is the students responsibility to check coverage with their insurers BEFORE enrolling on this course)

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    Your Instructor


    Karen Ashton
    Karen Ashton

    Karen has more than 18 years experience in the industry, she is the founder of Holistic Therapies Training, launched in 2007. Karen is a course writer and author of 'The Essential Oils Guide'. Writing is her passion and she has a wealth of knowledge in beauty, massage and complementary therapies.


    Course Curriculum


      UMH1 - Exam
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      UMH2 - Understanding Mental Health
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      UMH3 - Understanding stress and anxiety
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      UMH4 - Understanding depression
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      UMH5 - Understanding post-natal depression
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      UMH6 - Understanding eating disorders
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      UMH7 - Understanding obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
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      UMH8 - Understanding phobias
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      UMH9 - Understanding bipolar disorder
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      UMH10 - Understanding Dementia
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      UMH11 - Understanding schizophrenia
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      Course Progression
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