Mental Health Nursing Training with Psychiatric Disorder & Treatment

Mental Health Nursing Training with Psychiatric Disorder & Treatment


Course Overview

Did you know that as many as 1 in 4 people experience a mental health illness each year in the UK? Poor mental health can range from depression and anxiety to eating disorders and age-related illnesses such as Alzheimer’s disease. 

In this Mental Health Nursing Training with Psychiatric Disorder & Treatment  course, you will learn about the duties of a mental health nurse, as well as gain extensive knowledge of the different types of common mental health disorders and their key characteristics. It covers essential information on mental wellbeing in children, adolescents and adults, taking you through the different models of mental health nursing. 

This training program also includes a detailed overview of mental health in the digital age and society’s impact on mental wellbeing. By the end of the course, you will have excellent practical and theoretical knowledge, with the skills and confidence to support a range of clients in overcoming their personal mental challenges.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Gain extensive knowledge of the role and responsibilities of a Mental Health nurse
  • Understand the legislation surrounding mental health in the UK
  • Have solid knowledge of the different models of mental health nursing
  • Learn about the types of common mental health disorders in children, adolescents and adults
  • Broaden your knowledge of the short term and long term causes of mental illnesses
  • Understand the impact of the digital age on mental health
  • Know how to identify the signs and symptoms of a range of mental health illnesses
  • Deepen your understanding of the stigma surrounding mental health in the UK
  • Get step-by-step guidance on how to create a wellness action plan
  • Fast track your career with a formal, online qualification in Mental Health Nursing

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

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment


Endorsed Certification from ABC Awards

After successfully completing the course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new qualification. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £109. There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.

CPD Certification from One Education

After successfully completing the MCQ assessment of this course, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.


At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that One Education has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by One Education to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications.   ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for ABC endorsed and CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

In addition, to enhance the depth of your knowledge regarding the course and further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.

Who is this Course for

This Mental Health Nursing Training with Psychiatric Disorder & Treatment  course  applies to the following:

  • Aspiring professionals looking to gain industry skills and a formal qualification
  • Those who currently work in the mental health sector and wish to update their skills
  • Anyone looking to gain a more in-depth understanding of how different mental health disorders are treated
  • Anyone caring for a child or individual with a mental health illness

Career Path

A certificate in Mental Health Nursing will ensure your career advancement and open up new career opportunities, including the following related roles:

  • Mental Health Nurse
  • Psychiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Mental Health Counsellor
  • Social Worker
  • Mental Health Advocate

Course Curriculum

Mental Health Nursing Training with Psychiatric Disorder & Treatment
Module 1: Introduction to Mental Health 00:19:00
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 Nursing Training with Psychiatric Disorder & Treatment 00:30:00
Final Exam
Final Exam- Mental Health Nursing Training with Psychiatric Disorder & Treatment 00:30:00
Assignment – Mental Health Nursing Training with Psychiatric Disorder & Treatment Unlimited
Mental Health Nursing Training with Psychiatric Disorder & Treatment - Old Version
Introduction to Mental Health Nursing 00:15:00
Mental Health over Life Span and Society 00:15:00
Child Mental Health 00:10:00
Adolescent Mental Health 00:10:00
Adult Mental Health 00:20:00
Planning and Implementation 00:15:00
Mental Health Nursing Models 00:10:00
Mental Health in the Digital Age-Part 1 00:15:00
Mental Health in the Digital Age-Part 2 00:20:00
Common Mental Disorders-Part 1 00:10:00
Common Mental Disorders-Part 2 00:10:00
Legislations Related to Mental Health in the UK 00:15:00



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