|Sector: Other||Category: Personal development|
|VTCT Product Code: MH1A1||GLH: 6||Age Restriction: 14|
|Qualification Number: 603/6456/7||Units: 1||Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2023|
Documentation for this qualification last amended 28 September 2020
About this qualifications
Who is this qualification for?
The VTCT (ITEC) Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness is a VRQ aimed at learners aged 14+ who are either in a full-time education programme, a part time programme at a college or with a private training provider, and wish to develop an understanding of a range of issues which may affect the mental health of people, how to identify common mental health conditions and offer support for people with mental health conditions.
What does this qualification cover?
The qualification includes one mandatory unit which includes:
Throughout this qualification, learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of mental health and wellbeing. Learners will develop knowledge of a range of mental health conditions, the factors affecting mental health and the impact of mental health from a global, individual and workplace perspective.
Learners will develop an understanding of what constitutes good mental health and mental ill-health and how to recognise the signs and symptoms of a number of mental health conditions. Learners will also develop an awareness of the types of support available for mental health conditions and how to access them.
What could this qualification lead to?
Learners undertaking this qualification may wish progress to other mental health related qualifications in areas including:
Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 1 components and earn a minimum of credits.
|Unit Code||Unit Ref||Unit Title||Level||Credits||GLH|
|UMH1||J/618/4015||Understanding mental health||1||6|
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