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Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.

Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.


About this course

Mental health presents one of the greatest challenges of our society. With an estimated, 450 million people worldwide suffering from a mental health problem, around a quarter of British adults will experience some form of mental health problem within the course of a year. While many elements of mental health are still not understood, having a good knowledge of the information that is available is essential in the care sector.

Benefits

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification

  • Increase understanding of symptoms and management of stress, anxiety and phobias

  • Further your personal and professional development

  • Gain a clear understanding of mental health legislation
Entry Requirements

You must be aged 19 or over and have lived in the EU/EEA for the past 3 years.

Assessment Method

You will complete a series of assessments within a set time-frame which will be marked by a qualified assessor these will produce the relevant evidence to meet the requirements for the awarding body. On successful completion you will be awarded a nationally recognised level 2 qualification.

Progression Opportunities
Study Methods

What you will learn

  • Understanding Mental Health

  • Understanding Stress

  • Understanding Anxiety

  • Understanding Phobias

  • Understanding Depression

  • Understanding Post-Natal Depression

  • Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Understanding Bipolar Disorder

  • Understanding Schizophrenia

  • Understanding Dementia

  • Understanding Eating Disorders

  • Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

  • Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Enrolment

We look forward to welcoming you to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. We are enrolling now. Come along to the College to enrol directly. See our enrolment dates and times. www.wlc.ac.uk/enrol