Working with People with Mental Health Needs Level 2 Certificate – Online/Distance Learning

Adult Skills & Training

Date (from)



E-Learning - 23rd September 2022


Course introduction

Mental health presents one of the greatest challenges to our modern society.

With an estimated 450 million people worldwide having a mental health condition, around a quarter of British adults will experience some form of mental health issue each year.

While many elements of mental health are still not understood, having a good knowledge of the information currently available is essential in the care sector.

Course structure

You will study the following units:

  • Understanding the role of the mental health worker
  • Mental health and mental health issues
  • Understanding duty of care in adult health and social care
  • Approaches to care and management in mental health
  • Understanding change and support in relation to mental health

Information & support

As a learner you will:

  • Engage with the programme over 18 weeks.
  • Achieve a nationally-recognised Level 2 qualification.
  • Gain skills and understanding to improve the experiences of service users.
  • Create better preventative care by identifying mental health and mental health issues.
  • Further your personal and professional development.
  • Learn without the need to attend college.

Course fees & Duration

This course is fully funded for those who are 19+ and a UK/EU resident. 

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