Free Online Mental Health Awareness Training Course - Scotland

Step up the fight for better mental health

This qualification is designed for adults in Scotland who are looking to develop their understanding, and awareness of mental health, and the problems that can cause mental ill health.

Free Online Mental Health Awareness Training Course - Scotland

Course detail

Free online course

The free courses is fully-funded by HM Government.

No fee, no card details and no trial periods.

Certificate included

The accredited certificate is a record of achievement and your reward for completing a nationally recognised qualification.

Course duration

The free online course takes an average of 6-12 weeks to complete.

This is based on 4-5 hours of weekly study.

100% online

The free course is 100% online.

Course features

Flexible learning

Learn from the security of your home, office or wherever you feel comfortable.

No exams

You will complete assessment questions based on the skills and knowledge you have gained from the manageable course units.

Expert support

A tutor will be allocated who will support you throughout the free course and provide valuable feedback against your assessments.

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About this free online course

Anyone who experiences or has seen someone experience mental health problems would benefit from this free online course.

Learners will gain a detailed understanding of the meaning, causes, effects, symptoms, and management of various mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, and stress to name just a few.

We firmly believe that with education, information, and accredited qualifications, you can make a difference.

Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year

Source: Mind

Course content

Your free course is split into manageable units.

Understanding mental health

In this unit learners will understand what is meant by mental health and its impact.

They will also look at the legal frameworks which ensure high quality care is provided.

Understanding stress

In this unit learners will gain an understanding of stress and its causes, as well as the effects stress can have on individuals and their daily life.

Learners will gain an understanding of ways in which stress can be managed.

Understanding anxiety

In this unit Learners will gain an understanding of anxiety, the causes of anxiety and how it affects the individual and others.

Learners will also gain an understanding of ways in which anxiety can be managed.

Understanding phobias

In this unit learners will gain an understanding of phobias, the causes of phobias and the effect they can have on the individual and others.

Learners will also gain an understanding of ways in which phobias can be managed.

Understanding depression

In this unit learners will gain an understanding of depression, the causes of depression and how it can affect individuals and others.

Learners will also gain an understanding of ways in which depression can be managed.

Understanding postnatal depression

In this unit learners will gain an understanding of postnatal depression and its causes, looking at how it can affect the individual and others.

Learners will also gain an understanding of ways in which postnatal depression can be managed.

Understanding bipolar

In this unit learners will gain an understanding of Bipolar and its causes, looking at how it can affect the individual and others.

Learners will also gain an understanding of ways in which Bipolar can be managed.

Understanding schizophrenia

In this unit learners will gain an understanding of schizophrenia, the causes of schizophrenia and media representation of the condition.

Learners will gain an understanding of ways in which schizophrenia can be managed.

Understanding dementia

In this unit learners will gain an understanding of dementia, its causes and how it can affect the individual and others.

Learners will also gain an understanding of the ways in which dementia can be managed.

Understanding eating disorders

In this unit learners will gain an understanding of eating disorders, the causes of eating disorders and how they can affect the individual and others.

Learners will gain an understanding of ways in which eating disorders can be managed.

Understanding ADHD


In this unit learners will gain an understanding of ADHD, the causes of the condition and the effect it can have on an individual and others.

Learners will gain an understanding of ways in which ADHD can be managed.

Understanding OCD

In this unit learners will gain an understanding of OCD, the causes of the condition and the effect it can have on an individual and others.

Learners will gain an understanding of ways in which OCD can be managed.

Understanding PTSD

In this unit learners will gain an understanding of PTSD, the causes of the condition and the effect it can have on an individual and others.

Learners will gain an understanding of ways in which PTSD can be managed.

Get certified

Receive an accredited certificate – your certificate is a record of achievement and your reward for completing the nationally recognised qualification.

Your certificate

Your certificate is proof you have new knowledge, skills and understanding.

Your qualification

Your qualification can help you find work, get promoted, or start a new career.

HM government funding

We connect you with training providers that use the UK Government’s Adult Education Budget to fund this free online course.

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On submission, you will be directed to your secure application form…

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On submission, you will be taken to your Skills Network user area…

Within 24 hours you will get an email/call to start the course.

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FAQs

Is the Awareness of Mental Health Problems course free?

If you meet the eligibility criteria then YES!

We connect you with learning providers that use government funding, in the form of the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and the Adult Educational Budget (AEB).

 

Is Awareness of Mental Health Problems a qualification?

Awareness of Mental Health Problems is a level 2 qualification.

The qualification is accredited by TQUK and regulated by Ofqual.

Is the qualification recognised by employers?

All of our courses are accredited by UK government-recognised awarding bodies. These include NCFE CACHE and TQUK, with whom we work closely to ensure our existing courses, and all new ones, meet approved standards of excellence and are certified as such. NCFE CACHE and TQUK are national awarding organisations that design, develops and certifies nationally recognised qualifications and awards.

All qualifications are regulated by Ofqual and are the perfect way to boost any CV.

How many free online courses can I take?

You can only take one course at a time but you can take up to 7 in one academic year.

Do I need to sit an Exam?

No, there are no exams, all courses require you to complete assessment questions based on the knowledge you have just gained from the units.

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