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Mental Health Awareness Certificate

Mental Health Awareness Certificate



Most of us take decision-making for granted, by those who lack mental capacity due to illness or impairment need proper care and support when it comes to their best interests. If you’re looking to start a career in the mental health care sector, or currently work in this sector and want to learn more about MCA & DOLS, then this course is for you.

This course will explore the Mental Health Awareness Certificate  in detail, covering key principles and legal responsibilities of service providers. You’ll learn how to assess mental capacity in individuals and broaden your understanding of the role of the court of protection in regards to Mental Health Awareness Certificate.

Furthermore, you’ll familiarise with the process of decision making for the benefit of service users, and implications involved for both service user and provider. This course can be studied on a part-time or full-time basis, and there are no specific learning requirements to enrol.

Protect the rights of those who lack mental capacity and become a competent health care professional, by studying this course today.

Learning Outcomes:

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

This Mental Health Awareness Certificate course applies to the following:

  • Anyone who works in the mental health care sector
  • Personal carers and those who work in care homes or hospitals
  • Aspiring healthcare professionals who want to develop their knowledge & skills

Career path

Once you have successfully completed this Mental Health Awareness Certificate course, you will have the necessary skills to support service users who lack mental capacity, within a health care setting. Related professions in this field include:

  • Mental Health Counsellor
  • Social Worker
  • Mental Health Nurse
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Psychologists

Course Curriculum

Mental Health Awareness Certificate
Module 1: Introduction to Mental Health 00:17:00
Module 2: Childhood And Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders 00:24:00
Module 3: Stress and Anxiety Disorders 00:32:00
Module 4: Schizophrenia 00:25:00
Module 5: Personality Disorders 00:40:00
Module 6: Mood Disorders 00:18:00
Module 7: Eating and Sleeping Disorders 00:43:00
Module 8: Self-Harm and Suicide 00:17:00
Module 9: Medication and Therapy in the Treatment of Mental Illness 00:30:00
Module 10: Social Attitudes To Mental Illness 00:11:00
Module 11: Mental Health Legislation and Services 00:26:00
Module 12: Mental Health In The Workplace 00:20:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Mental Health Awareness Certificate 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Mental Health Awareness Certificate 00:20:00

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