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Emergency Response for Mental Health in the Workplace Level 2 Award (RQF)

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Overview

  • Gain an understanding of mental health
  • Learn essential legislation that supports mental health
  • Know what to do in the event of a mental health emergency
  • Gain valuable insight into mental health
  • Support individuals with mental health issues in your place of work
  • Progress your learning to deepen your understanding

About your Course

Mental health issues can affect anyone at any point in their lives. With a quarter of the adult population experiencing mental health issues each year, the likelihood of someone having difficulties in the workplace is considerable.

Knowing how to calmly handle the situation – supporting all affected parties – can be the difference between a swift recovery or protracted downward spiral of mental ill-health.

This level 2 award in emergency response for mental health in the workplace will provide you with an essential understanding of mental health and the many conditions under that umbrella term.

You will also learn what to do in the event of a mental health emergency and how to manage the situation safely and effectively.

Getting Started

This course will give you the skills you need to help a colleague or visitor who is experiencing mental ill-health. It will equip you to tackle the situation with confidence, getting all concerned the help they require.

It can also serve as an introduction to the mental health field, leading to further studies.

learndirect is the UK’s leading online course provider, meaning you can enrol and start your course on the same day!

Just log in to our industry-leading student portal and all your course material will be waiting for you. Because the course is entirely online you can always work through the material as quickly as you’d like.

You’ll also be assigned a dedicated tutor so if you have any issues during your studies, someone will be on hand to help.

Modules

The units are broken down for you here so that you can see what your qualification will include. However, the assignments you complete have been designed so that you can complete multiple tasks together where possible and you will see a different number of assignments in your personal portfolio; you will still be completing the whole qualification.

Unit 1: Mental Health Awareness

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand mental health
  • Understand legislation that supports mental health in the UK
  • Understand different mental health conditions

Unit 2: Responding to a Mental Health Emergency

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a mental health first aider
  • Understand what to do when first responding to a mental health emergency
  • Know how to manage a mental health emergency

Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level two in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

The qualification is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above.

Assessment

After each lesson, there will be a question paper which needs to be completed and submitted to your assessor for marking.

This method of continual assessment ensures that your assessor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the course.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is 20 hrs.

Qualifications

TQUK

TQUK logo

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded the (RQF) Emergency Response for Mental Health in the Workplace Level 2 Award (Qualification Number: 603/5094/5).

Established in 2013, Training Qualifications UK are one of the most forward-thinking and agile Awarding Organisations in the UK. They work closely with both employers and providers to ensure learners receive qualifications that have impact in the workplace and help learners succeed in all walks of life.

Hear from our past Students

  • Gain an understanding of mental health
  • Learn essential legislation that supports mental health
  • Know what to do in the event of a mental health emergency
  • Gain valuable insight into mental health
  • Support individuals with mental health issues in your place of work
  • Progress your learning to deepen your understanding

About your Course

Mental health issues can affect anyone at any point in their lives. With a quarter of the adult population experiencing mental health issues each year, the likelihood of someone having difficulties in the workplace is considerable.

Knowing how to calmly handle the situation – supporting all affected parties – can be the difference between a swift recovery or protracted downward spiral of mental ill-health.

This level 2 award in emergency response for mental health in the workplace will provide you with an essential understanding of mental health and the many conditions under that umbrella term.

You will also learn what to do in the event of a mental health emergency and how to manage the situation safely and effectively.

Getting Started

This course will give you the skills you need to help a colleague or visitor who is experiencing mental ill-health. It will equip you to tackle the situation with confidence, getting all concerned the help they require.

It can also serve as an introduction to the mental health field, leading to further studies.

learndirect is the UK’s leading online course provider, meaning you can enrol and start your course on the same day!

Just log in to our industry-leading student portal and all your course material will be waiting for you. Because the course is entirely online you can always work through the material as quickly as you’d like.

You’ll also be assigned a dedicated tutor so if you have any issues during your studies, someone will be on hand to help.

Modules

The units are broken down for you here so that you can see what your qualification will include. However, the assignments you complete have been designed so that you can complete multiple tasks together where possible and you will see a different number of assignments in your personal portfolio; you will still be completing the whole qualification.

Unit 1: Mental Health Awareness

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand mental health
  • Understand legislation that supports mental health in the UK
  • Understand different mental health conditions

Unit 2: Responding to a Mental Health Emergency

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a mental health first aider
  • Understand what to do when first responding to a mental health emergency
  • Know how to manage a mental health emergency

Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level two in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

The qualification is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above.

Assessment

After each lesson, there will be a question paper which needs to be completed and submitted to your assessor for marking.

This method of continual assessment ensures that your assessor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the course.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is 20 hrs.

Qualifications

TQUK

TQUK logo

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded the (RQF) Emergency Response for Mental Health in the Workplace Level 2 Award (Qualification Number: 603/5094/5).

Established in 2013, Training Qualifications UK are one of the most forward-thinking and agile Awarding Organisations in the UK. They work closely with both employers and providers to ensure learners receive qualifications that have impact in the workplace and help learners succeed in all walks of life.

Hear from our past Students

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