Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health First Aid and Wellbeing Advocacy - MK College

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health First Aid and Wellbeing Advocacy

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This qualification aims to give you the skills needed to support colleagues facing mental health challenges. You will develop these skills by improving your knowledge and understanding of mental health conditions, the principles of mental health first aid, and how to implement them effectively in the workplace.

What will I do?

Throughout this course, you will:

  • Explore Mental Health (A/617/8261)
  • Understand How to Support Individuals With Mental Ill Health (K/617/8269)
  • Understand a Mentally Healthy Environment (D/617/8270)

What’s next?

You could advance to additional qualifications, such as a Level 2 Award in Awareness of Dementia or a Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End-of-Life Care.

Is it for me?

This qualification is designed for individuals seeking knowledge without the necessity of work or industry placement experience, as it is solely based on knowledge.


While there are no specific entry requirements, you should have at least a minimum of level 1 in literacy and numeracy or an equivalent qualification.

Course Information

  1. Understanding Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace – Level 2 Certificate








    • FEES

    • 19 – 23

      Fully Funded

    • 24+

      Fully Funded

    • Overseas

      Fully Funded

This course is only Fully Funded if you are over 19 years old, have been living in the UK for 3 years or more, and are not from a devolved area (e.g. Greater Manchester, Liverpool, West of England, West Midlands, Tees Valley, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, London or Greater London).

How will my progress be monitored?

After you submit your initial assignment, an assigned assessor will evaluate and grade your work. You can access both your feedback and assignment outcome online.

How will I be assessed?

You’ll be assessed internally with external quality checks. To pass, you need to show that you’ve met all the specified learning outcomes outlined in the qualification document.

How much will I have to study each week?

You’ll learn on your own schedule, without mandatory Zoom or Teams calls. You should plan to spend around 6-10 hours per week on your studies.

How can I pay for my course?

There are a variety of ways in which you can get help with fees and funding while studying. Get advice on applying for funding and assessing your eligibility for financial aid here.

This course attracts funding for eligible students, so please check with the admissions team about your own circumstances. 

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