Certificate in the Principles of the Mental Health Care Worker (Level 2)

Key Facts
  • Starts All Year Round
  • Course Type Distance Learning
  • Duration 10 Weeks
  • You Need 1 Requirements needed View


This course aims to provide learners with information regarding mental health issues and relevant legislation regarding individuals with these conditions. The learner will also discover the roles and responsibilities for those working with individuals with mental health problems. They will learn about the care planning process, duty of care towards vulnerable individuals, and different treatment options available.

What will I learn

This qualification covers: Mental Health and Mental Health Issues Principles of the Mental Health Care Worker Approaches to Care and Management in Mental Health Understand Duty of Care in Adult Health and Social Care Understanding Change and Support in Relation to Mental Health

How will I learn

Full access to online units for your directed study.

What's next

Upon completion of the course, students can apply for other distance learning programmes, use as APL for QCF qualifications where appropriate and use their newly acquired knowledge in practice.

You can study from in the comfort of your own home
You can gain an accredited Level 2 qualification
All Level 2 courses are completely free; there is only a charge if you do not complete the course on time or if you withdraw
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