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Level 2 Understanding Mental Wellbeing

This course can help increase your baseline knowledge of mental health conditions and mental wellbeing strategies.

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 2 Award in Understanding Mental Wellbeing

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CPD Points

3.5 CIMSPA points

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COURSE TYPE

100% Online Learning

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ACCREDITATION

RSPH Accredited

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Course Overview

This course will increase your awareness of mental health conditions enabling you to signpost issues to a more qualified health care professional for assistance, especially if this is someone you have met in the community that doesn’t frequent GPs or NHS services.

With the knowledge and skills gained from this course, there is scope to become more relatable in the community by promoting mental wellbeing and raising awareness of mental health stigmatisation. This could potentially increase your contact with local health care professionals and allow the development of opportunities for pathway creation and support mechanisms due to recognition of your enhanced skillset.


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. All that's needed is a keen interest to learn more about mental health and wellbeing.

Awarding bodies

This Level 2 Award in Mental Health and Wellbeing course has been devised by RSPH, the leading public health awarding organisation in the UK.

Included Qualifications

  • Level 2 Award in Understanding Mental Wellbeing

Included Training

Increase your awareness of mental wellbeing for both individuals and the community. You will be able to signpost the general public to relevant information through suitable levels of interaction and engagement with the use of appropriate language and an understanding of some of the condition traits such as low motivation levels.

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What you'll learn

Introduction to mental wellbeing and mental health

This module will give you an understanding of the differences between high and low levels of mental health and the impact it can have on the individual. This will also teach you how society views poor mental health and the increasing difficulty for those looking for aid.

The importance of mental wellbeing for individuals and communities

This module teaches how a person's mental health affects both them (their general health, anxiety levels, depressions, addictions) and the wider community (the affect that mental wellbeing can have on the social communities such as work, school, and online). This will also explore the social impacts on people's mental health such as poverty, unemployment, and support networks.

Models of mental health and wellbeing

You will learn the key definitions of mental health as described by the WHO, as well as models applied such as The Dual Continuum model and Friedli's Dynamic Model of Mental Health.

Guidance on how to improve and maintain mental wellbeing

This is an essential skill on how to help those with low mental health and wellbeing. This module covers topics such as relaxation methods, as well as social help.

Mental wellbeing promotion strategies

This module teaches the importance of communication and valuing people's mental wellbeing. This will also cover the 5 ways to mental wellbeing.

Mental wellbeing application

This will be a useful module for those looking to improve their own mental wellbeing through methods such as the 'Five ways to wellbeing' and 'Ten keys for happiness'

Learning & Assessment

This online e-learning course is a home study course. It is formatted into bite-size lessons giving you the opportunity to start and stop training to suit your commitments. The course consists of fully interactive online tutorials supported by downloadable resources, all designed to suit a wide range of learning styles.

We provide a high volume of resources through our e-learning, student zone and social media platforms.

Assessment Methods

A short answer workbook is to be completed within 4 weeks of E-Learning completion.

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Enhance Your Career

You could act as a point of reference within the workplace.

This could also expand into the community for family and friends or even service users due to your knowledge of individual needs.

There is scope to become more relatable in the community by promoting mental wellbeing and raising awareness of mental health stigmatisation. This could potentially increase your contact with local health care professionals and allow the development of opportunities for pathway creation and support mechanisms due to recognition of your enhanced skillset.

Additionally, you will increase your knowledge levels of health care services and mental health options for both individuals and community interventions. You will be able to identify key health and wellbeing promotion strategies and learn how you could replicate these for implementation within your chosen workplace.


Mental Wellbeing Champion

With this qualification you will be able to:

  • Expand your role by becoming a Mental Wellbeing Champion within the workplace, or advocate mental wellbeing within your business
  • Create affiliations with local authority services or community workers (such as health trainers)
  • Refer prospective clients into their local services which can assist if mental wellbeing became an area of need

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you give me support for my online programmes?

Yes, our extensive Tutor Support team are on hand by phone, email and Facebook to answer any questions that you may have about your training to ensure you are always fully supported and on track.

How long does it take to complete a personal trainer course?

It is difficult to give a definitive answer because every student is different. Some students are able to study full time, some can commit 16 hours per week – others only 6-8 hours part time. You may want to mix intensive periods of study with ‘rest’ periods to fit around work and family commitments.

Also, you may be happy to attend courses in any location, giving you a greater choice of courses dates, while others may not. This is why we like to spend time designing your training plan with you before you enrol with us so that it fits around your commitments and the time you can dedicate to study.

Who is this mental health course for?

This course is for anyone with an interest in mental wellbeing and wished to enhance their knowledge into a career. This course is especially useful for people in the health sector such as sports centres and schools.