Level 2

NCFE/CACHE Awareness of Mental Health Problems


6 weeks


Rush Green Campus




Adult 19+

Around 450 million people worldwide suffer from a mental health problem.

You can help tackle this challenge by increasing your knowledge of mental health problems for both your personal life and career.

This course covers lots of different mental health problems, including:

  • stress and anxiety
  • phobias
  • depression
  • dementia
  • eating disorders
  • schizophrenia

It's delivered entirely online and can be studied at a pace that suits you. You could complete in as little as 6 weeks dependent on the time you can commit.

On this course you'll:

  • develop an understanding and appreciation of mental health conditions
  • learn about signs, triggers and symptoms of mental health
  • understand how mental health affects an individual’s ability to cope and function
  • examine guidance to potentially manage and support them with their illness

This Level 2 course is free if you:

  • currently live in England
  • are aged 19+
  • have been a resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years
  • are not be on an apprenticeship

On successful completion of this course, you’ll have earned a NCFE CACHE Level 2 certificate which could also help you progress your career, or enter a new sector.

We offer a range of online courses for adult learners. See the full range of courses here.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.