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Working with People with Mental Health Needs NCFE Level 2 Certificate (Distance learning)



Working with People with Mental Health Needs NCFE Level 2 Certificate (Distance Learning)

This qualification aims to raise awareness of:

• the role of the mental health worker
• the process and approaches involved in the care and support of those who experience mental ill health.

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is designed for a wide range of learners who wish to understand the approaches to care and support of those with mental health problems.

Course information

Need to know

Entry requirements


What qualification will I gain?

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Working with People with Mental Health  Needs.

How will I be assessed?

Written assignments (online or paper-based).

Course content

What will I study?
  • Unit 01- Understand the role of the mental health worker
  • Unit 02- Mental health and mental health issues
  • Unit 03- Understand duty of care in adult health and social care
  • Unit 04-Approaches to care and management in mental health
  • Unit 05- Understanding change and support in relation to mental health

Next steps

There are several next steps that you can take. You can go on to study another Level 2 distance learning course or a Level 3 one. Alternatively, you could enrol on to our Access to Higher Education course or other further education courses (subject to entry requirements).

Additional information

Please note that an administration charge of £100 will be charged if learners do not complete the course within the allocated 16 weeks.

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this course, please email:

Available Courses
Distance Learning Generic BCG
Starts: Various
Type: Distance Learning
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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.