There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification
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:
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.
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.
|UNIT CODE||UNIT REF||UNIT TITLE||LEVEL||CREDITS||GLH|
|UMH2||J/618/6282||Understanding mental health||2||36|
|UMH3||L/618/6283||Understanding stress and anxiety||2||12|
|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|
|UMH9||M/618/6289||Understanding bipolar disorder||2||9|
The home study can be started at anytime, you must have completed all the online learning & assignments before you take your exam
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
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.
The VTCT (Vocational Training & Charitable Trust) & ITEC
Learners undertaking this qualification may wish progress to other mental health related qualifications including:
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.
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VTCT (ITEC) Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness
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StartEnrolment / Navigating the portal
PreviewModule 1 - Qualification specifications
StartModule 2 - Introduction
StartModule 3 - Preparing your E-Portfolio
StartModule 4 - Assignments
StartMental Health Awareness Infographics
StartUnderstand what is meant by mental health
StartDevelop an awareness of the effects of mental health conditions
StartKnow how to support people with mental health conditions