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NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

Qualification Gained
NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health
Study Level
Distance Learning, Level 3
Start Date

  Overview

This qualification is designed to increase learners’ knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental well-being. Successful completion of the required units will allow the learner to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of mental health. It will also support learner progression into relevant employment within the health and social care sector. Learners should be aged 16 or above to undertake this qualification.

  Key Info

This qualification will:

• Focus on the study of mental health and mental well-being to support different occupational areas
• Offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge and understanding

The objectives of this qualification are to help learners to understand:

• Mental health legislation, services and public attitudes and how these have evolved
• How to support mental well-being through various stages of life
• Mental ill health, treatment options available and the potential consequences of mental ill health
• The skills required to work in a mental health service

This qualification is designed to increase learners’ knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental well-being. Successful completion of the required units will allow the learner to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of mental health. It will also support learner progression into relevant employment within the health and social care sector.

To be awarded the Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health, learners are required to successfully complete 5 mandatory units:

Unit 01 Understanding the Context of Mental Health and Wellbeing
Unit 02 Promotion of Mental Health and Wellbeing
Unit 03 Mental Health Problems: Associated Issues and Consequences
Unit 04 Understanding Mental Ill Health
Unit 05 Working in Mental Health

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification, however, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 2 mental health qualification, or qualifications in healthcare or social care contexts.

To achieve the Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes of the units as detailed in the qualification specification. This qualification is internally assessed.

Successful completion of this qualification will support progression into relevant employment within the health and social care sector.

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

• Level 3 Award in Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
• Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
• Level 3 Certificate in Working in the Health Sector

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