Level 2 Award In Understanding Mental Health In The Workplace (RQF)

The QA Level 2 Award in Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification that has been specifically designed to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of common mental health conditions in the workplace and how best to offer support and guidance to colleagues.

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Assessment: E-Learning

Delegate Limit: 12

Duration 1 Day

Course Detail

The QA Level 2 Award in Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification that has been specifically designed to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of common mental health conditions in the workplace and how best to offer support and guidance to colleagues.  

 

Throughout this 1 day course, Learners will develop a greater understanding on the importance of positive mental health and wellbeing in the workplace and the role that everyone plays in recognising and handling mental health issues at work. 

The objective of the qualification is to benefit the Learner by educating them in common mental health illnesses such as depression, stress and anxiety, eating disorders, self-harming and suicide.  The qualification includes how to listen to others and provide advice on where to signpost to expert support to assist them in difficult times. The qualification will potential assist with reducing stigma associated with mental health problems in the workplace. ​ This qualification is for those over the age of 16 and over who have an interest in mental health and would like to raise their awareness and be able to listen and signpost work colleagues to a professional body that can provide support.

Course Overview

  • Identify what is meant by the term Mental Health

  • Identify the roles of those associated with Mental Health in the workplace.

  • Understand legislation associated with Mental Health in the workplace

  • Give examples of how employers can promote a culture of positive Mental Health within the workplace

  • Identify how core standards for Mental Health can be introduced into the workplace

  • Be able to create recovery and wellness recovery action plans

  •  Identify characteristics and features of common Mental Health conditions:

  • ​Suicide

  • Self-harm

  • Psychosis

  • Recognise signs of work-related stress including: Triggers and coping strategies

  • Identify symptoms of anxiety disorder

  • State different types of eating disorders

  • Recognise symptoms of depression

  • Identify key features within the Mental Health First Aid at Work Action Plan

Course Assessment & Certification

This course is being run virtually due to Covid-19 and will be assessed through course interaction and an online timed assessment. 

Successful candidates will receive a certification that is valid for 3 years. Our courses are recognised and regulated by Ofqual. Qualsafe is the largest awarding organisation for First Aid qualifications. 

Any Questions?

If you have an questions or you are unsure if this is the right course for you or your organisation, please contact us directly. 

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