Course overviewCertificate in Mental Health Awareness City of Bristol College
This introductory course focuses on the study of mental health and mental wellbeing, raising awareness of mental health and a range of mental health conditions and increasing understanding of mental health and the causes of mental ill-health.
Dates and applications
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|Course Code||Dates||Duration||Days||Hours per week||Start Time||Location||Fee|
|LBP0199D01-1||16/09/2022 - 27/01/2023||1 years||Fri||5.25||09:30||Ashley Down Centre||Enquire|
|LBP0199D01-2||03/02/2023 - 23/06/2023||1 years||Fri||5.25||09:30||Ashley Down Centre||Enquire|
|LBP0199D01-3||25/01/2023 - 28/06/2023||1 years||Weds||4.75||16:00||Ashley Down Centre||Enquire|
Who is this course for?
This course is for adults aged 19+ who want to broaden their understanding of mental health.
What you'll learn
The course consists of 10 units:
- Understanding mental health
- Understanding stress
- Understanding anxiety
- Understanding phobias
- Understanding depression
- Understanding postnatal depression
- Understanding bipolar disorder
- Understanding schizophrenia
- Understanding dementia
- Understanding eating disorders
Course entry requirements
You will need good communication skills including the ability to write at Level 2 standard. You will also be required to successfully complete an interview.
To join this course, you will learn theories which may reflect upon your own life. The work can feel personal and at times revealing so we look for someone who is reasonably emotionally robust.
How is the course delivered and assessed?
You will be assessed through a range of different assessment methods creating a portfolio of evidence.
Future career and study opportunities
After completing this course you could progress to the Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health.
As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationery.
Many courses offer learning opportunities that you may need to pay for. This may include things like study visits and visiting speakers. We will let you know in advance if there will be additional costs.
If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.
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