Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness

Learners will explore what is meant by the term 'mental health' and consider the definition and causes of mental health difficulties. Learners will also explore common perceptions of mental health difficulties and how stereotyping can affect people's perceptions. They will develop their knowledge of the rights of those who experience mental health difficulties and learn where appropriate support can be found. Learners will also develop their awareness of cultural diversity within mental health issues.

This course is delivered in 1 unit containing 4 learning outcomes. There will be a series of online lessons and assessments for each learning outcome to complete and submit. Assessments will include a variety of different types of questions such as multiple choice and free text answers. The learning outcomes covered are below:

Unit 1 - Develop an Awareness of Mental Health

Learning Outcome 1: Be aware of what is meant by mental health  

Learning Outcome 2: Be aware of some of the social and personal effects of mental ill-health

Learning Outcome 3: Be aware of some of the responses to mental health issues 

Learning Outcome 4: Be aware of cultural diversity in relation to mental health issues

To find out more information or to enrol onto the Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness course please email enquiries@southdevon.ac.uk or phone 08000 380123.