Following the announcement from the Prime Minister, we can confirm that BTEC/Vocational exams scheduled for January will be going ahead despite the new national restrictions.
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This qualification is ideal for those who wish to improve their understanding and awareness of mental health, and the challenges which can cause individuals to suffer from mental ill health.
As all companies are now looking to employ staff who already hold a Level 2 Certificate in English and Maths (i.e. GCSE grade C or above), a requirement for the course is that you have a minimum of Level 1 in English and Maths or be prepared to sit an English and Maths assessment to establish your current levels. However please do discuss any queries regarding this with the teaching and assessing as all applications will be considered on an individual basis.
This course comprises of the following units:
Unit 01 – Understanding Mental Health In this unit learners will understand what is meant by mental health and mental ill-health and its impact.
Unit 02 – Understanding Stress In this unit learners will gain an understanding of stress and its causes.
Unit 03 – Understanding Anxiety In this unit learners will gain an understanding of anxiety and its causes.
Unit 04 – Understanding Phobias In this unit learners will gain an understanding of phobias and their causes.
Unit 05 – Understanding Depression In this unit learners will gain an understanding of depression and its causes.
Unit 06 – Understanding Post-Natal Depression In this unit learners will gain an understanding of postnatal depression and its causes.
Unit 07 – Understanding Bipolar Disorder In this unit learners will gain an understanding of bipolar disorder and its causes.
Unit 08 – Understanding Schizophrenia In this unit learners will gain an understanding of schizophrenia and its causes.
Unit 09 – Understanding Dementia In this unit learners will gain an understanding of schizophrenia and its causes.
Unit 10 – Understanding Eating Disorders In this unit learners will gain an understanding of eating disorders and their causes.
At Havant & South Downs College, an experienced and qualified tutor will guide and support you through the complete programme as both your individual tutor and assessor.
You will be assessed on a portfolio of work built as you progress through the units. There is no exam.
This course is FREE if you meet the eligibility requirements. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible to receive full or part funding for the course. Please get in touch for further information.
The skills learnt on this course can be applied to a workplace environment, you may also wish to study further Adult Learning courses at HSDC.
“I owe the staff a lot and I wouldn't be where I am today without them.”Tom Andrews, A Level Student
I’m really happy and pleased with my grades. I really loved my time at the college, I have also made lots of friends, it’s a really nice place to be, I don’t want to leave.Lauren Piper, A Level student
My courses were all especially interesting, I thoroughly enjoyed all of them. All of my lecturers were extremely knowledgeable and I have learnt a lot from them.Lottie Warren, A Level student