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Awareness of Mental Health Problems

Course Code: 60771-01

Aim of the course:

This qualification is designed for anyone looking to develop their understanding of mental health and the problems that can cause mental ill health.

This qualification aims to:
  • focus on the study of mental health and a range of mental health problems
  • offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge
The objectives of this qualification are to:
  • raise awareness of mental health and a range of mental health problems
  • increase your understanding of a range of mental health problems, which could be used to support your role in the workplace or where you may work or interact with individuals with mental health problems.
Mandatory Units:
  • Unit 01: Understanding mental health
  • Unit 02: Understanding stress
  • Unit 03: Understanding anxiety
  • Unit 04: Understanding phobias
  • Unit 05: Understanding depression
  • Unit 06: Understanding post-natal depression
  • Unit 07: Understanding bipolar disorder
  • Unit 08: Understanding schizophrenia
  • Unit 09: Understanding dementia
  • Unit 10: Understanding eating disorders
  • Unit 11: Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder– ADHD
  • Unit 12: Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – OCD
  • Unit 13: Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – PTSD

Additional qualification information about this learning aim can be viewed on the NCFE page which will give you more of an in depth overview.