Level 2 Award in Suicide Awareness

The purpose of the Level 2 Award in Suicide Awareness is to provide you with knowledge of the scale and context of suicide within the United Kingdom, its associated stigma, the main risk factors, and to increase your understanding that suicide is preventable.

What will I learn?

  • Knowledge of tolerance levels and coping strategies, and of positive and solutions-focused responses

  • Study of suicide risks and triggers

  • How individuals cope differently with stressful situations

  • The possible effects of stressful situations on an individual’s wellbeing

  • How an individual’s outlook might impact their susceptibility to suicidal thoughts

  • The importance of talking about suicide, suicidal thoughts and seeking support