What you'll learn

This qualification aims to:

  • Raise awareness of the issues surrounding mental health
  • Dispel some of the myths and misconceptions frequently linked to mental health
  • Develop learners knowledge of the rights of those with mental health issues


Ideal if

This qualification is appropriate for a wide range of people with an interest in raising their own understanding good mental health issues. It would complement study in a range of areas, for example PSHE, healthcare, social care, counselling or public services. It may also be particularly useful for those working within the voluntary and community sector and for others whose role calls for interaction with the general public day to day.

What to expect

The Delivery of the qualification is done in a classroom based setting at Achievement Training. You will be provided with a detailed course programme. At the centre you will have the opportunity to network with other learners, share practice and access different resources to support your learning including laptops, desktops, tablets and textbooks.

What next

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress onto a range of qualifications, such as:

  • Award in Nutrition and Health
  • Award in Awareness of Dementia
  • Award in Stroke Awareness
  • Award in Prevention and Control of Infection
  • Certificate in intro to HSC and Children and young peoples settings
  • Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care



Full Course Cost = £168.00

Funding is available depending on your circumstances. FREE if you are either:

  • Aged 16-18
  • Aged 19+ Employed and earn less than £15,736.50
  • Aged 19+ Unemployed and in receipt of benefits