This distance learning and online course will enable you to gain additional skills and a qualification without disrupting your day-to-day life. You will have access to specialist support from dedicated tutors throughout the programme.
This qualification will help you to understand mental ill health legislation, services and public attitudes and how these have evolved. You will learn how to support mental wellbeing through various stages of life. You will gain knowledge of treatment options available for individuals and the potential consequences of mental ill health. You will also develop the skills required to work in a mental health service.
Learners will be provided with access to an online portal with e-resources and online assessments.
Please note that an administration charge of £100 will be charged if learners do not complete the course within the allocated 16 weeks.
If you are aged 19 or over, in receipt of JSA Benefit, ERAG, Housing Benefit, Council Tax Benefit, Income Support, low income Universal Credit (for the benefits previously listed - not Personal Independence Payments) and are unemployed, your course could be free of charge if it could help you to find work.
If you are taking a course costing more than £200 we can arrange for you to pay your fees in up to 7 monthly instalments, depending on the length of your course. Full terms and conditions will be supplied when you enrol.
If you are aged 19 or over and thinking of studying a Level 3 or 4 course, you may be entitled to an Advanced Learning Loan to help pay your tuition costs. Please see the fees and funding section more details.
For more advice on course fees and funding, please contact our Customer Enquiries and Admissions Team on 01536 413123.