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Awareness of Mental Health and Wellbeing

Course Code: CCM

Level: 1
Subject area: Childcare, Health & Social Care
Awarding body: OCNLR
Qualification: Award
Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Three weeks
When you'll study: Mondays, 9.00am - 3.00pm

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 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

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.