Certificate in awareness of mental health problems

This level 2 course has been designed to help you to understand the different types of mental health problems, their symptoms, their prevalence and how to manage them in a care setting.

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Course overview

At a glance




9 weeks



About the course

This course will give you an in-depth understanding of mental health problems and how they can present themselves in adults and how to interact and care someone who is experiencing a mental health disorder.

This short course will run via weekly webinars, giving you the opportunity to do your coursework at home. You will receive a professional Level 2 qualification awarded to you by TQUK.

The course is cost free to learners.

To register interest, please fill out this expression of interest form.

Is this course right for you?

This course is suitable for anyone over the age of 19 and working in the health and social care sector. Whether you are at a junior or senior level it is a valued qualification to apply for.

Additionally, the course can benefit anyone who is looking further and enhance their knowledge of mental health whether it is in relation to a care home setting, domestic setting or in the general workplace.

Realise epitomises what a positive partnership working can achieve. They are professional and supportive of myself and my staff.

Dr Louise May, Director and Owner of Kare Plus Wirral and Liverpool

Thanks to Realise, we can offer new caregivers a recognised qualification, which has provided us with some amazing new staff.

Michael, Recruitment and Training Manager, Home Instead

What you’ll learn

You will cover a range of topics to help you develop and expand your knowledge and skills.

Learning topics include:

  • Understanding mental health
  • Understanding stress
  • Understanding anxiety
  • Understanding phobias
  • Understanding depression
  • Understanding post-natal depression
  • Understanding bipolar disorder
  • Understanding schizophrenia
  • Understanding dementia
  • Understanding eating disorders
  • Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Understanding Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

How you’ll learn

Throughout the course you will receive support for your learning and have access to a range of resources.

You’ll learn through:

  • Live webinars
  • Remote working
  • Dedicated support
  • Online assessments

Ready to take the next step?

Let’s talk. You’re only a few clicks away from enquiring about this course. Don’t delay, get in touch and start something exciting today!

Frequently asked questions

Can I study this course for free?

We have funding in Liverpool City Region, Bradford, Kirklees and Tees Valley to offer this qualification to adults over the age of nineteen. Enquire today to find out more.

What jobs can I do in mental health?

Whilst this course is designed to give a basic overview of mental health in adults, there are a wide variety of jobs which in mental health including nurses, therapists and mental health workers.

Ready to take the next step?

Let’s talk. You’re only a few clicks away from enquiring about this course. Don’t delay, get in touch and start something exciting today!