Mental Health Qualifications
It is estimated that 1 in 4 individuals are likely to experience mental ill-health at some point in their lives and that around 300,000 people with long-term mental health health problems lose their jobs each year – this is much higher than those with physical conditions,
15% of people at work have symptoms of an existing mental health condition.
The cost of poor mental health to the economy and the NHS combined is estimated to be between £74 billion and £99 billion each year.
Knxia’s range of mental health training courses can help individuals raise their awareness of mental heath, to provide first aiders for mental health to identify when someone may be experiencing a crisis and have the skills and confidence to offer appropriate support, and for managers to be aware of mental ill-health conditions and the impact this can have on their teams.
What is it?
The Highfield Level 2 Award in Introduction to Mental Health Awareness (RQF)
Who is it for?
This qualification is for individuals who wish to develop their knowledge of mental health awareness.
Where and when?
This course takes place at convenient locations across the country, click here for more details. The course can also be run at a time and place which suits you, exclusively for your team.
How long will it take?
The course runs from 9.30am until 1.30pm.
What is covered?
Learners undertaking this qualification will develop their underpinning knowledge and understanding in relation to mental health, mental ill health and wellbeing.
How is it assessed?
Learners must answer a series of multiple-choice questions.
How much does it cost?
The course costs £80 + VAT per person. This includes tuition, training materials, a full colour course manual, candidate registration with our Awarding Body, assessment and certification.