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Awareness of Mental Health Problems NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Certificate

This distance learning course will enable you to gain a new qualification whilst working. You will have access to specialist support from dedicated tutors throughout the programme.

Course content

The course consists of 11 units. Within each unit you will focus on one particular aspect of mental health exploring the meaning, causes, effects, symptoms and management of each. 

The course looks in detail at the impact mental health has on a person's family and friends, giving you a good idea of what it feels like to experience mental ill-health. Units include: understanding mental health; stress; anxiety; phobias; depression; post-natal depression; bipolar disorder; schizophrenia; dementia; eating disorders and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Assessment methods

Learners will be provided with a resource pack with assessment booklets to complete.

Additional information

Please note that an administration charge of £100 will be charged if learners do not complete the course within the allocated 16 weeks.

Course Information & How to Apply

For more information, or to enrol on this course please email

LengthStart DateFeesLocationCourse Code
16 weeks Flexible Free Distance Learning K1577


Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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