Mental Health Awareness - Level 2 (Part-Time)

L1/L2 Adult Part Time Course

Subject Area Health and Care

Attendance Part-Time


If you are interested in working in the health & social care or within the mental health care services or want to enhance your knowledge of mental health this course is the one for you.

This course runs on the following dates:

Start Date: This course has multiple entry points throughout the year Please call 0191 200 4000 or email for more information.
Duration: 5 Weeks
Venue: Parsons Building, Rye Hill Campus

Who the course is for

This course is aimed at unemployed individuals seeking to gain qualifications to return in to the employment market.

Qualification Gained

NCFE CACHE Level 2 in Mental Health Awareness 

How to Apply


Click on the "Apply for this course" button at the bottom of this page.

In Person

Come along to our Student Services Office, located within Armstrong House. Alternatively, visit an Open Event at our Rye Hill Campus, click here for dates and times.


Course Content

This course develops an understanding of wider Mental Health conditions.

• Understanding Mental Health
• Stress
• Anxiety
• Phobias
• Depression
• Post-natal Depression
• Bipolar Disorder
• Schizophrenia
• Dementia
• Eating Disorders

Learning Methods

You will develop your knowledge though

Group discussions
Formal lecturers
Written assessments


Progression Opportunities

Further training or employment.

Further Information

If you have a query about this course or would like advice on your study options, you can contact Student Services by using the LiveChat function on this page, by emailing or by telephoning 0191 200 4000. We are currently open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.


Course Costs

Learners aged 19 or over

Please note many courses will be available free of charge or at a discount depending on your age and circumstances. For friendly advice and to check your eligibility for free or discounted study please call our Student Services team on 0191 200 4000. Please note some courses are not eligible for any discounts. Please download a prospectus from the adults section of this website for details of the latest course fees.