Mental Health Problems touch the lives of many people, whether it is yourself, a family member, or a friend. Raise your awareness and increase your overall knowledge on the everyday challenges of those affected by Mental Health Problems.

  • Description

    The objective of this qualification is to develop your understanding of a range of mental health problems, which could be used to support your role in the workplace or where you interact with individuals with mental health problems. This qualification consists of 13 mandatory units: Unit 01: Understanding mental health (4 credits) Unit 02: Understanding stress (1 credit) Unit 03: Understanding anxiety (1 credit) Unit 04: Understanding phobias (1 credit) Unit 05: Understanding depression (1 credit) Unit 06: Understanding postnatal depression (1 credit) Unit 07: Understanding bipolar disorder (1 credit) Unit 08: Understanding schizophrenia (1 credit) Unit 09: Understanding dementia (1 credit) Unit 10: Understanding eating disorders (1 credit) Unit 11: Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - ADHD (1 credit) Unit 12: Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - OCD (1 credit) Unit 13: Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - PTSD (1 credit)

    Study Online courses allow you to complete your study from the comfort of your own home, in your own time. A specialist tutor will be assigned to you for the duration of your course and will provide individual support and guidance.

    The course begins with an initial induction phone call, after which you will be issued access to the online learning platform to start your course. Regular access to a computer and a stable internet connection is essential. Public areas such as your local library can allow you access to a computer and internet, should you not have access to your own.

  • Entry Requirements

    This is an online course for adults aged 19+ and funding is based on your location. You can apply if you are aged 19+ and have lived in the UK for the last three years. Ages 19 to 23: you are eligible for free courses if you have already achieved a full Level 2 qualification or equivalent (5 or more GCSEs at grade 9/A* to 4/C) Ages 24+: Our Level 2 Study Online programmes are free to UK Nationals regardless of previous qualifications.

    A basic level of numeracy and literacy is required with general computer skills to for navigating the Online Learning Platform.

  • Qualification

    TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems

  • Progression

    TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care, TQUK Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care, TQUK Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care.

  • Assessment

    You will complete an assessment at the end of each module/unit. These assessments are tutor marked, internally moderated and then moderated by the awarding body.

  • Home Study

    Study will be home-based and at your discretion within the timeframe stipulated by tutor.

  • Fees and Additional Costs

    Our Level 2 Study Online programmes are available for FREE to UK nationals aged 19 and over. Subject to meeting the entry and funding criteria.

Code Day Start End Times Fees*
TQ/AMHPS 232401 Flexible Start - £0

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* Terms and conditions apply. The fees stated on this website are for guidance purposes only and should be checked before enrolment. Unless otherwise stated, fees shown are for tuition only, over one academic year. Where a course is longer than one academic year, the fees stated are for the first year, and the cost of the second or subsequent years will be discussed at interview. For details of fee remission for students over 19 click here. If you think you may be entitled to a concession or fee remission, or you would like more information on the additional costs associated with your chosen course, please contact us on 01635 845000 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..