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Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

Online distance learning course which is free of charge to anyone who does not currently have a level 3 or is unemployed or on a low income.

Key Information

  • Duration

    Approximately 6 months, however this is flexible.

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• 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

Assessment Method

Portfolio of questions

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees


Free for anyone with no Level 3 qualification
Free for anyone with a Level 3 qualification that is currently unemployed or on a low income


Apply or enquire about this course

Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.

Apply online Make an enquiry Call 01724 281 111

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

Visit our International pages for more information and contact details