Free Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems

Primary interest
Voluntary sector

Would you like to gain a free* qualification in Mental Health Awareness? Do you work or volunteer in the local voluntary sector or just have an interest in finding out more about the issue?

The Skills Network are offering a free comprehensive distance learning course on Mental Health Awareness. The qualification is suitable for anyone who wishes to increase their knowledge of mental health problems, the factors that cause mental ill-health and the ways
that mental health problems can be managed.

  • Modules studied will include:
  • Understanding mental health
  • Understanding stress
  • Understanding anxiety
  • Understanding depression
  • Understanding bipolar disorder
  • Understanding schizophrenia
  • Understanding dementia
  • Understanding eating disorders
  • Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

The course is open to all as long as you are not currently studying or already have a qualification in this area.

For more information please contact for more information and to register your interest by Friday 6 April.

*The course is assessed via online assessment. Failure to complete assessments may result in you becoming personally liable for the course fee. Don’t worry, there is flexibility and support available.