This qualification aims to raise awareness of the issues surrounding mental health difficulties and dispel some of the myths and misconceptions frequently linked to mental health issues. It also helps to develop your knowledge of the rights of those with mental health issues.
You will learn what is meant by the term 'mental health' and consider the definition and causes of mental health difficulties. You will also explore common perceptions of mental health difficulties and how stereotyping can affect people's perceptions. You will develop your knowledge of the rights of those who experience mental health difficulties and learn where appropriate support can be sought. You will also develop your awareness of cultural diversity within mental health issues.
The main learning aims of the course are:
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if it is required and a welfare team that are on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
For further information on student support please visit: wvr.ac.uk/college-life/student-support
The college offers a range of flexible learning opportunities to learners. Professional qualifications are delivered within our specialist Business School and are supported through digital virtual learning environments and digital learning tools. Our teachers are highly experienced and skilled in their specialist professional sectors and enhance the courses they teach on with their excellent industry links.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course, however it is recommended that you have literacy skills at level 1.