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We recommend completing Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness before moving onto the Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness.
Who is this qualification for?
The VTCT (ITEC) Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness is a VRQ aimed at learners who wish to develop an understanding of a range of issues which may affect the mental health of people, how to identify common mental health conditions and offer support for people with mental health conditions.
This course is a perfect CPD option and with opportunities to progress in this area further, it is a great starting point for mental health awareness.
The qualification includes one mandatory unit, which includes:
- Understanding what is meant by mental health
- Awareness of the effects of mental health conditions
- Supporting people with mental health conditions
Throughout this qualification, learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of mental health and wellbeing. Learners will develop knowledge of a range of mental health conditions, the factors affecting mental health and the impact of mental health from a global, individual and workplace perspective.
Learners will develop an understanding of what constitutes good mental health and mental ill-health and how to recognise the signs and symptoms of a number of mental health conditions. Learners will also develop an awareness of the types of support available for mental health conditions and how to access them.
Learners undertaking this qualification may wish progress to other mental health related qualifications in areas including:
- Mental Health First Aid qualifications
- Understanding eating disorders
- Understanding substance misuse
- Mental wellbeing in children/young people
How is this course assessed?
At the end of the course you will complete a multiple choice question paper.
The theory exam will be set and marked by VTCT (iTEC). The theory examination will consist of multiple-choice questions. Questions will cover all learning outcomes within the mandatory unit. The pass mark for the theory examination will be 70%.
This is a self-guided course on our online learning platform. This course will take a minimum of 6 hours to go through and you can learn at your own pace.