Highfield Level 2 Award in Introduction to Mental Health Awareness


Duration of Programme – 1 day

Cost of Programme – Depended on Eligibility Criteria for funding

Minimum number of Learners – 5


Programme Overview:

The qualification introduces learners to the concepts of mental health, mental ill health and wellbeing, other related terminology and subjects. It aims to provide a learner with an understanding that all individuals have mental health and that an individual’s experience of mental health can fluctuate on a spectrum. The qualification also provides learners with an understanding of how to self-manage their own mental health and wellbeing.

The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners to progress to a qualification in another subject area and/or give learners personal growth and engagement in learning, especially in relation to understanding the basic principles of mental health.

This is a knowledge-only qualification that provides underpinning knowledge and understanding in relation to mental health, mentally ill health and wellbeing.


What you will learn

  • Understanding mental health and wellbeing
  • Understanding how mental ill health affects the experience of individuals
  • Understanding the mental health continuum
  • Understand ways to self-manage own wellbeing


Who is it for?

This qualification can be taken by any learners preparing to enter employment or by those who are already in employment and wish to develop their knowledge of mental health.