NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace
One in four adults in the UK will experience a diagnosable mental health condition. This means that you are likely to know somebody with a mental health difficulty, whether this is a family member, friend or colleague at work. Indeed, the workplace or working conditions are known to cause or contribute to many cases of mental ill health. One report suggests that over 12 million working days were lost due to work-related anxiety, depression and stress. Recognising the warning signs that a person may be struggling with their mental health and knowing how to respond are vitally important.
This is why first aid for mental health is an increasingly popular way of training staff and volunteers in mental health awareness. Mental health first aid is about providing initial care and support to someone experiencing mental distress and signposting them to the right sort of professional support. Sometimes, this may be an emergency situation (a mental health crisis) and a timely response could be critical.
The Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace comprises the following units:
This course is available online or as a paper-based submission
We are presently undertaking telephone registrations so there is no minimum amount of people for an Induction to take place. All we will require is the students contact details (mobile phone number and a valid email address.
The qualifications are NCFE level 2 and are fully certificated Nationally recognised courses.
Learners are able to further their own continuous professional development a criteria for the care certificate which may also improve their career prospects and can then progress on to further qualifications in health & social care or other related subjects.
The course submission times are between 8 and 16 weeks depending on which course they choose to complete.
They will have a dedicated Tutor from the College or Learning Provider, who are fully trained and give feedback on all questions answered. Specialist Tutors are available and are qualified in dealing with anyone who has a learning difficulty ie: Dyslexia and they will support all learners throughout the course.
All of our Induction are carried out by one of our experience Inductors and can be either by telephone or an online forum such as Zoom, MS Teams at a time and place to suit you This is necessary so that students and staff get all the information required to complete the course successfully. We are very aware of the disruption this may sometimes cause, but we try to work with you and your staff.
For Companies we are now offering face to face inductions at your premises and asking for a minimum of 8 people to attend for an Induction to take place with one of our experienced Inductors.
During the Induction we introduce people to the courses and complete the necessary College paperwork.
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