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Online Learning in Principles of the Mental Health Worker - Level 2 TQUK

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Mode of Study: Online Learning
Level: 2
Duration: 12 weeks
Awarding/validation body:  TQUK

Please note, this course can only be funded for non- Greater London residents. Typically, learners who meet this criteria will have postcodes outside of this catchment area- gla_postcode_map_a3_map1.pdf (


If you are unsure if you are a non-GLA resident do not hesitate to contact the admissions department by calling 02087605934 or emailing

Course Overview

Course Overview
Every year, approximately 1.8 million people receive mental health treatment. With this in mind, it is vital to support mental health care workers to be able to provide ethical, person-centred care to their patients, and in turn, protect their own physical and mental well-being.

This course will equip learners with a detailed understanding of mental health and mental health issues, the principle of the mental health care worker, approaches to care and management and the duty of care in adult health and social care, and change and support in relation to mental health.

Course Highlights
Course Highlights:
This course is split into five manageable units:
Unit 1: Mental health and mental health issues
Unit 2: Principles of the mental health care worker
Unit 3: Approaches to care and management in mental health
Unit 4: Duty of care in adult health and social care
Unit 5: Change and support in relation to mental health

Career Opportunities & Further Study

Career Opportunities & Further Study

This course is ideal for learners who wish to increase their awareness and understanding of mental health and the role of the mental health worker. Anyone who currently works in the health and social care sector and wishes to progress their career would benefit from this course, as well as anyone who is looking to work in the sector.


You will be assessed throughout your study by a series of assessment questions which are built into the course. Your answers are automatically saved and are available for you to revise and edit at any point before submission. You submit your assessment answers to your Tutor for marking, who will give you feedback on each question.

Entry Requirements
Entry Requirements:
There are no specific entry requirements for this course; however, learners should have a minimum of level one in literacy or equivalent.

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