Mental Health Awareness online courses

Mental Health Awareness

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This Mental Health Awareness course meets The Mental Health Act in the United Kingdom & recognised internationally.

Approved by CPD

This Mental Health Awareness Training provides tools and guidance for daily wellbeing-management, raises awareness of ill-mental health, and aims to remove mental health stigma. Gain a better understanding of common mental health conditions and explore how to manage your mental health effectively.

Mental health is a serious subject, and the course highlights the prevalence of mental illness, with nearly two-thirds of people experiencing mental ill-health. The Mental Health Awareness course focuses on better understanding mental health and mental illness. It explains the difference between mental health and mental illness and provides information on the prevalence rates of mental illness. The course covers the symptoms of several common mental illnesses, including bipolar disorder, depression, psychotic disorders, schizophrenia, anxiety, personality disorder, and self-harming. Practical advice is provided on how to work effectively with individuals affected by these conditions.

The course also provides techniques to assess one’s mental state regularly using tools like the mental health continuum. It explains what individuals can do to help themselves and others if they think there is a problem, including how to initiate conversations about mental health and where to go for additional support.

The HSE report that mental ill-health, specifically stress, depression, or anxiety, is responsible for over 50% of all working days lost and 51% of work-related ill health in 2019/20. Stress, depression, or anxiety account for 55% of all working days lost due to work-related ill health. 



This Mental Health Awareness online course is approved by:

 CPD certification service :

The CPD certification service helps organisations to formalise their expertise into a structured and recognised approach in learning. This conforms the course content is alilgned to the universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

  • Increase knowledge of common mental health conditions.

  • Understand that mental health is essential for everyone, regardless of whether they have been affected by mental health issues.

  • Understand the mental health continuum and assess personal place on it

  • Be aware of common causes of mental health problems and know practical strategies to deal with them

  • Recognise signs that colleagues may need support, including stress, burnout, depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder.

  • Receive an introduction to looking after personal mental health and maintaining well-being.

This Mental Health Awareness course is suitable for all employees, regardless of their work environment, who would benefit from a better understanding of mental health and how to support themselves and others. The course is designed for both individuals who currently experience mental health issues and those who have not encountered any before. It is an introductory course, so no previous knowledge or training is required.

Our Mental Health Training course will equip you with the necessary awareness and skills to effectively support your team’s mental health.

If you informally manage staff or take on managerial duties, this course will also greatly benefit you.



Over three modules, this course will help you understand how to handle Mental Health issues from home to the office.


Module 1: What are mental illnesses, and what prevalence rates

This module introduces mental health, including the definition of mental health, the prevalence rates of mental illnesses, and the importance of mental health training. It also discusses common myths and stigmas surrounding mental health, the mental health continuum, factors that can contribute to poor mental health, and the responsibilities of the workplace in supporting mental health.

Module 2: Symptoms of Bi-Polar, depression, psychotic disorders and schizophrenia

This Module covers the symptoms of several common mental illnesses, including Bi-Polar disorder, depression, psychotic disorders, and schizophrenia. Participants will be able to recognise the signs and symptoms of these conditions, which will help them to identify when someone they know may need support or professional help.

Module 3: Symptoms of anxiety, personality disorder, self-harming

This module focuses on mental health conditions like anxiety, personality disorders, and self-harming. It covers the symptoms and signs of these conditions and guides supporting individuals struggling with them. You will better understand these conditions and be better equipped to assist those in need.



At the end of the course there is a multiple-choice exam. The required pass mark for all modules is 70%. It is essential to achieve the requried pass mark to issue a certificate.

Retake information :

You will be given 3 attempts at each module. If a module is failed on the third attempt,
it will become locked and you need to contact us for the module to be
unlocked again. You are only permitted up to 3 extra attempts per

You can take the exam up to 3 times, and if not successful, should repay the course fee and start again.

Course Duration:

25 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off.

It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

After successful completion ofthe course the learner will achieve a Certification of Completion from Course Central and Achievement Certificate.
Your can order printed course certificate to be delivered by post.  Once successfully the order is placed you can expect the certificates to arrive within 5-7 working days in UK and Europe. For rest of the world it can take upto 12 working days.


This entirely online course can be accessed from any device with the following system specifications:

    Browser: Up to date web browser
    • Video: Up to date video drivers

    • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM

    • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


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Course FAQ

An approved course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Approved courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification. However, the Certificate of Completion and Transcript for the course showing the awarding body’s logo  confirms that you have the best knowledge and skill for the job role.


There are no prerequisites for this course. However, it is advised have at least Level 1 understanding for a Level 2 course  and  a Level 2 understanding for a Level 3 course. This helps to contextualise the content delivered through the course and ensure effective learning.

Having a minimum literacy, numeracy, English  as the course content in mainly in Enfglish.

A basic understanding of how to use a website through your device to access, attend and complete assessments will benefit the user.


Your course will be assigned to you within 24 hours upon successful completion of your purchase.

CPD is your Continuous Professional Development, an investment you make in yourself. It helps to keep your skills and knowledge up to date to prepare yourself for the greater responsibilities you want. We have a range of CPD courses for you to complete online.

Once you achive 70% pass mark for all modules you’ll be able to see your digital certificate straightaway. We can email you the digital certificate within 24 hours. It is essential to achieve the requried pass mark to issue a certificate.

You can take the exam up to 3 times, and if not successful, should repay the course fee and start again.

We also have option for you to order printed course certificate to be delivered by post to your work or home address.  Once successfully the order is placed you can expect the certificates to arrive within 5-7 working days in UK and Europe. For rest of the world it can take upto 12 working days.

You can always buy this course for your team members. Please let us know about your business training needs. You also gift this course to your family and friends. Just let us know after successful purchase of the course.

This course will aid refresher training. It will give evidence of an understanding for staff induction. It will evidence awareness and improve your knowledge supporting your current skillset.

How this course works?

Step 1: Purchase and payment
Choose all necessary courses and follow our checkout process to pay using your Debit or Credit card.

Step 2: Course Access

Upon successful payment, please look for an email from [email protected] for your course access detail. For single-course purchases, you'll have unique access details. When you purchase more courses, they will be added to your account.
If you purchase multiple courses for your team, all the access details will be emailed to the team members.

Step 3: Certificate

Once you complete your course, you'll receive a PDF certificate instantly. However, you can order the printed certificate, and we will send a hard copy of your certificate to your UK postal address. This might take 5-7 working days, although we will try to deliver it as soon as possible.

Please note: if your company pays by invoice, we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.

Step 4: Support

Our friendly Learner support team is happy to help at any stage of your course. Call us on 0203 488 1760 (Mon - Fri: 10 pm - 4 pm | Excluding Bank Holidays) or contact [email protected]. Alternatively, have a look into our support page for useful information and guidance to complete your course.

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