Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

Delivered at Accrington & Rossendale College University Centre
Start Date September 2023
Duration 30 Weeks
Cost Please enquire

Course overview

This course is designed to increase your knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental wellbeing

What will I learn

The following units are covered:
• Understanding the Context of Mental Health and Wellbeing
• Promotion of Mental Health and Wellbeing
• Mental Health Problems: Associated Issues and Consequences
• Understanding Mental Ill Health
• Working in Mental Health

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however you may find it helpful if you have already achieved a Level 2 Mental Health qualification or qualifications in healthcare or social care contexts.


On successful completion of the course, you may be able to progress to FdA Mental Health Work which is also based at the Accrington campus.