The purpose of this qualification is to provide learners with an understanding and awareness of mental health, common mental health disorders and issues, help reduce stigma and discrimination and encourage people to talk about mental health.
Furthermore, the qualification should provide learners with the ability to apply their knowledge of mental health through recognising and responding to the signs of mental ill health in themselves and others and be able to offer mental health first aid to people experiencing mental ill health.
During the qualification learners will cover:
Understanding mental health
Understanding mental health disorders
The support and advice available for mental ill health
Recognise and respond to the signs of mental ill health in themselves and others
This course is not just for those in the fitness industry
There are no specific entry requirements
Learners must complete the two mandatory units.
This is an online course with supporting workbook. E-learning and case studies are available to learn from followed by an online assessment. You will also have access to your tutor if you need additional support.