• Health and Social Care

    Mental Health and Well Being Award (Online)

  • Local Authority

    North, East Ayrshire and South Ayrshire

  • Location/Day/Time

    Online learning.

    Live induction sessions will take place in August.

Who is the course for?

The award is relevant for those looking to enhance their skills portfolio and anyone who is considering a career within Health and Social Care. The award provides learners with pertinent and valuable skills which can be applied in many living contexts.

What is the course about?

These qualifications aim to address gaps in knowledge and to improve understanding of mental health questions in young people. The inaccuracies surrounding perceptions of mental healthcare are addressed and this course will provide information to promote understanding and equip learners with positive coping strategies to improve and maintain mental health and wellbeing.

The award aims to reduce stigma surrounding mental health, arm young people with healthy coping strategies, promote knowledge of the impact of mental health on behaviour, dispel myths surrounding mental health, promote understanding of positive and negative impacts on mental health, help individuals to make the right choices, promote understanding of the potential uses and impact of social media and the internet and create resilience.

What do I need?

There are no set pre-entry requirements for this award.

How will I be assessed?


Next steps

Successful completion of this course may provide you with opportunities to progress to: Access to Health and Social Care National 5 Health and Social Care SVQ Level 2 Social Services and Health Care.

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