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Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace

Course Code: CUMHFA
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: Certificate
  • Awarding body: Learning Curve
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Course type: Distance learning, Part-time
  • Time of day: Flexible
  • When you'll study: The course is delivered online so you can study at a time that suits you.

What's it all about?

The purpose of this qualification is to give you the skills to support colleagues with mental health problems. These skills will be gained by increasing your knowledge and understanding of mental health conditions and the principles of mental health first aid and how this can be implemented in the workplace.


  • Please note that the start dates shown for this course are for guidance only. You will start your course as soon as you have enrolled. 
  • This course is free, however if you do not complete it within an agreed timeline you will be required to pay a fee of £99.

Course information

To be awarded this qualification, you are required to successfully complete the following mandatory units:

  • Exploring Mental Health

  • Understand How to Support Individuals With Mental Ill Health 

  • Understand a Mentally Healthy Environment.

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

This qualification is assessed via an internally assessed and externally quality assured portfolio of evidence.

Upon successful completion, you may progress to the following courses:

  • Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care 

  • Level 2 Award in Awareness of Dementia 

  • Level 2 and 3 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector 

  • Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care 

  • Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships in Health & Social Care.

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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