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Course Title:

Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness

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Course Description:

This course will raise awareness of the issues surrounding mental health such as: what is mental health and what causes mental health difficulties? The course will dispel some of the myths and misconceptions linked to mental health issues and will enable you to develop a knowledge of the rights of those with mental health issues and where appropriate support can be accessed.


The course is delivered over two linked sessions:


Session 1: Saturday 30th April - Sunday 1st May 2022

Session 2: Saturday 7th - Sunday8th May 2022

You must be able to attend both sessions

The course is assessed via the completion of a workbook which includes a variety of short and long answer questions.



Entry requirements:

No formal qualifications are required.  However, we do recommend you access one of our Introduction or Exploring courses before you access this course, such as Exploring Mental Health Issues or Mental Health First Aid.


What could this course lead to?

This course would enable you to progress onto other Level 2 courses in this area.


Funding Support Statement:

You may be eligible to study for free if you are unemployed, on certain benefits, or earn £17,374.50 a year or less.  We can confirm when you apply or contact our Student Support Services team to learn more.

Need more Information?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Virtual Open Events

Tuition Fee: £75*

* Please note the fee displayed is for the tuition fee only. If you are staying overnight at the college and you are not eligible for residential funding, there will be an additional charge to cover bed, breakfast and evening meal.
* Please confirm with The College Registry as fees can change and also with regards to your circumstances (unless otherwise stated).

email : mis at northern dot ac dot uk
Tel : 01226 776000