level 2 mental health awareness

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Awarding organisations
Ascentis
NCFE

Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness (QCF)

Tribal can offer this distance learning course on a fully funded basis, which means it is available to you and/or your workforce at no cost.

course content

Mental distress takes many forms. This qualification aims to broaden learners’ knowledge of mental ill-health and the most commonly diagnosed mental health conditions. Learners will develop an awareness of the signs and symptoms of these conditions and how they may affect people’s day-to-day lives. They will also gain an insight into how these conditions can be successfully managed.

It covers areas such as:


  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Phobias
  • Depression and Post-Natal Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Dementia

For more course information, download the course flyer.

To book a place on the course for you and/or your staff, please click here.

Study method

You will receive a pack containing four workbooks which are designed to be studied in your own time. You do not need to attend college, instead dedicated tutor support is provided throughout the duration of the course, by phone or email.

There are no exams or end tests, instead there are assessments which are available as printed booklets or can be completed online. As you complete each assessment you should send it to your course tutor to be marked. For the printed assessment booklets freepost envelopes will be provided.

How long does the course take to complete?

The programme can be completed in as little as 16–24 weeks. You are expected to spend at least two hours studying each week.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible to undertake this funded training, you must:


  • be over 19 years old
  • not be currently undertaking any other funded training
  • have been a resident of the EU for 3 years or more.

You are eligible if you hold a work visa (as long as it is three years old), but we are unable to accept student visas.

Don’t delay, book a place on the course today!