Part Time:

Level 3 Understanding Mental Health – Certificate

Course Details

Entry Requirements

You need to have GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths.


This qualification is designed to increase learners’ knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental wellbeing. Successful completion will allow the learner to develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of mental health. It will also support progression into relevant employment within the health and social care sector.

The course consists of five mandatory units which cover the following:

  • Understanding the context of mental health and wellbeing
  • Promotion of mental health and wellbeing
  • Mental health problems: associated issues and consequences
  • Understanding mental ill health
  • Working in mental health


You will be assessed in a variety of ways including completion of written reports, case studies and presentations.


This qualification aims to provide you with a number of progression options, including higher level studies at university or college.


Some of this qualification may be eligible for ESF funding. Please contact our Enrolments Team on 01329 815 171 for more information.

Level 3 Course


17 weeks.

Start Dates

17.09.2018 – 28.01.2019 | Mon | 15:00 – 17:00

Course Cost

Please note that the fee indicated can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Funding Information

You may be eligible to receive fee remission or a loan for this course. Please contact our Enrolments Team on 01329 815 171 for more information or email them below.


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