Level 2 Award in Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace (RQF)

The Level 2 Award in Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification that has been specifically designed to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of common mental health conditions in the workplace and how best to offer support and guidance to colleagues.

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Course Cost:
£105 (inv VAT)

Course Duration:
1-Day (7 Hours)

Course Delivery:
Face to Face or Online

Qualification overview:
This qualification forms part of the QA Mental Health suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning
outcomes are based on the recommendations of subject matter experts and in-depth research in the area of
mental health first aid

This QA qualification is:
• For people who wish to raise their awareness of the signs and symptoms associated with mental
health problems
• To provide learners with the knowledge to be able to direct anyone with potential mental health problems to
a reliable source of support
This qualification specification provides information for Centres about the delivery of the Qualsafe Level 2
Award in Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace (RQF) and includes the qualification requirements,
assessment methods and quality assurance arrangements.

The objective of the qualification is to benefit the Learner by educating them in common mental health
illnesses such as depression, stress and anxiety, eating disorders, self-harming and suicide.
The qualification includes how to listen to others and provide advice on where to signpost to expert support
to assist them in difficult times. The qualification will potentially assist with reducing stigma associated with
mental health problems in the workplace.

Intended audience:
This qualification is for those aged 16 years old and over who have an interest in mental health and would like
to raise their awareness and be able to listen and signpost work colleagues to a professional body that can
provide support.

This qualification contains 1 mandatory unit with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 7 hours. Full details of this
unit are available in the Appendix.

Learners must complete the assessment in the unit, successfully within the registration period to achieve the
qualification. The maximum period to achieve this qualification, including any referrals is 4 weeks