People often equate the words mental health with mental illness and there are many definitions of
what mental health actually is.
Mental health issues can happen to anyone despite social
background, intelligence, gender or other factors.
This course explains the difference between mental health and mental illness.
It covers the symptoms of a number of the most common mental illnesses so you will know what to look out for
or what to expect if you are working with someone with one of these conditions.
As well as providing some practical advice on how you can work effectively with those affected by these
Each module is rounded off with several multiple-choice questions, candidates are required to get 100% on these tests to pass the course. They have the opportunity to review all the answers at the end of each module before final submission and will be given 3 attempts to achieve the required result.
Pass % Required
Mental Health Awareness
What is mental illness and prevalence rates
Symptoms of Bi-Polar, depression, psychotic
disorders and schizophrenia
Mental Health Awareness
Symptoms of anxiety, personality disorder, self- harming
Duration: 25 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).
This Mental Health Awareness course is suitable for all HR workers, managers, supervisors and employers who wish to understand more about mental health conditions so that employees can be better supported and positive mental health can be encouraged in the workplace. The course is designed as an introduction to mental health and so no pre-requisite knowledge or training is needed.
Having a knowledge of the typical behaviours and challenges associated with mental health can equip you to identify these and act in a supportive way.
CPD approval means that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually developing themselves.
Online training is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time, so they can fit the training in around their work and personal life.
There are a lot of courses in our health and social care suite that would make great follow-ups to this course and if you are responsible for the care of adults or children then a wide range of them would provide valuable additions to your knowledge.
Specific topics that complement this directly are Introduction to Early Years Foundation Stage, Equality and Diversity, and Mental Health Awareness.
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 3 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.
Approved by RoSPA
Approved by the CPD Certification Service
Enrol and start today, so no need to wait
Takes approximately 25 minutes to complete online
Works on any device that can access the internet
Has all the training materials that you need, so no hidden fees
Includes the end of course test at no extra cost
Allows free re-sits of the test if you do not pass the first time
Enables you to download a certificate when you pass the test
The fast, efficient, effective, and low-cost way to learn
By the end of this course, learners will: