NCFE Certificate in
Awareness of Mental Health Problems
Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 5
Giving you a comprehensive understanding of common mental health problems, and associated issues.
Why take this course?
One in four British adults experiences at least one diagnosable mental health problem each year?
The most common is mixed anxiety and depression, but there are so many other issues which have a huge impact on a person's life and the people around them.
This qualification offers a comprehensive understanding of some common mental health problems, which is of vital importance for anyone who works around people suffering with these conditions.
What you will experience
The qualification is suitable for anyone who wishes to increase their knowledge of mental health problems, the factors that cause mental ill–health and the ways that mental health problems can be managed. The course is also suitable for those who already work in this area, anyone who wants to secure a job linked to mental health and anyone who wants to gain more knowledge for personal reasons. This course is split into manageable units, each which require to be successfully completed to achieve the qualification.
This course will require you to manage your workload independently, with a basic level of tutor support.
What you will need
As this course is provided online, students will require access to IT equipment and internet access to allow them to complete the course.
What you need to know
Please note that fee waivers may apply. Find out more about funding for part-time courses.
At North East Scotland College
On successful completion of this course, you may wish to progress to one of the following courses:
|160 Hours over 21 Weeks||£80.00||
|Paper applications only|
You must submit a paper application form for this course and return it to us completed and signed.
Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:
The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus
UK AB25 1BN
Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:
Telephone: 01224 612330
If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website: www.nescol.ac.uk, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.