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Understanding Mental Health - Level 3 (Free Courses For Jobs)

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This Level 3 course is designed for learners with a good understanding of mental health, who may have already completed Level 2 qualification in mental health or be working in mental health services.

The course will help you gain an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of mental health.

Course Overview

This 25-week course is hosted online on our Equal platform where you will study the following units:

  • Understanding the context of mental health and wellbeing

  • Promotion of mental health and wellbeing

  • Mental health problems, associated issues and consequences

  • Understanding mental health

  • Working in mental health

During this course you will be assessed through online assessments. You will be allocated a subject specialist assessor who will guide you during your course duration and provide feedback on your work.

Progression Routes

Upon course completion, you may choose to complete another health-related course. The College currently offers several health-related Distance Learning courses, including:

  • Self-Harm & Suicide Awareness & Prevention – Level 2

  • Understanding Children & Young People’s Mental Health – Level 2

  • Understanding Nutrition & Health - Level 2

  • Understanding Behaviour that Challenges – Level 2

Entry Requirements

As this is a National Skills Offer course, certain funding criteria applies and this must be your first Level 3 qualification.

In addition, you must be motivated, able to work independently and be prepared to meet submission dates.

Before enrolling you will need to complete a Maths and English assessment.

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this course, please click 'Apply' in the top right, follow the steps, and our Admissions Team will be in touch with you.

For more information, advice and guidance please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521385 or 0800 306306 or email

Course code: B35932-A2A