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Awareness of Mental Health Problems

Course Code: CCM

Level: 1
Subject area: Childcare, Health & Social Care
Awarding body: City College Plymouth
Qualification: College Certificate
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: 20 weeks
When you'll study: Mondays, 9.00am - 4.00pm

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About the course

Would you like to improve your understanding of mental health with an NCFE qualification at City College Plymouth? Whether you are considering this course from a personal or professional perspective, the Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness covers anxiety, stress, phobias and mental health legislation. It is a four week course, studied two days per week. This is a recognised level 2 qualification accredited by NCFE.

What you'll learn

Subject areas covered include:

  • understanding stress
  • understanding anxiety
  • understanding phobias
  • understanding mental health legislation
Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements.


You will be assessed via paper-based tests and online assessments.

What's next?

Subject to entry criteria this course could help you to progress onto another health related programme, for example the Level 3 in Health and Social Care diploma at the College (subject to achieving entry criteria and a clear DBS check).

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2017/18 (August 2017 – July 2018). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2018/19.

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.