Below are the sessions that are available for this course.
Week Starting: 24 January 2022
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 8
Hours per Week: 3
Total Hours: 24
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Roisin.Bradley@swc.ac.uk
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This Level 2 qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to work in roles that support mental health and well-being. The learners will also develop an awareness of mental health interventions and support strategies.
Understand mental health and mental illness
Understand the impact of mental illness
Be aware of mental health interventions and support
Understand the person-centred approach to mental health improvement and the legislative framework
Assessment is primarily by assignment.
Learners may progress into employment in the following areas:
Care assistants/support workers/key workers in residential settings
Healthcare assistants/support workers in community
Healthcare assistants/support workers in acute health environments
Care assistants/support workers/key workers in day services
Learners may progress to the Extended Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care.
When learners have gained a minimum of one years’ experience in the care field, learners may undertake the City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care(Adults) and this programme can be undertaken if you are employed and aged between 16-24.
Learners are required to have a minimum of 6 points on Entry to the programme and a true desire to care. Access NI will also be required which is funded by college for candidates following the training programme route. For those in employment an Access NI undertaken by their employer is satisfactory.