Level 1

Mental Health 


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The Mental Health Awareness training can be provided individually or as part of a bespoke package.

Contact us for further information.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:


  • Understand how common mental health problems are in the UK.

  • Understand the different mental health problems.

  • Understand the principle of parity of esteem in relation to mental health.

  • Know where to find additional information and support for people who have mental health problems.

  • Understand how health and social care staff can improve their interaction with people who have mental health problems.

Psychologist Session

Course Overview

Target Population:  All staff who may require Mental Health Awareness Training. 

Course Duration: 3 hours

​Certification:  Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness.


Assessment: Knowledge assessment via a question paper.

Number of Participants: 16 Maximum


Mental Health

Awareness Training:

  • Based on the compliance requirements placed on trainers by the Health & Safety at Work (Etc.) Act of 1974; Equality Act 2010; Mental Capacity Act 2005 and associated code of  practice; Mental Health Act 2007 and Code of Practice; Human Rights  Act; Data Protection Act 2018 together with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

  • Based on the requirements placed on healthcare employers  by the Care Act and CQC Standards.  


  • Can assist Diploma in Health & Social Care candidates with the various  elements of their learning.