Active IQ Level 2 Award in Mental Health Awareness

Course Content

The purpose of this qualification is to provide learners with an understanding and awareness of mental health, common mental health disorders and issues, help reduce stigma and discrimination and encourage people to talk about mental health. Furthermore, the qualification should provide learners with the ability to apply their knowledge of mental health through recognising and responding to the signs of mental ill health in themselves and others and be able to offer mental health first aid to people experiencing mental ill health.

Entry Requirements

  • Learners aged 16+.
  • Learners wishing to improve their knowledge and awareness of mental health and mental health first aid.

Method of Assessment

Online worksheets and activities.

Future Prospects

This qualification may provide progression to qualifications related to careers in Mental Health, Health and Social Care, Counselling or Psychology.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Work-based/Flexible Learning

  • Campus

    Off Site

  • Start Date

    11 Jan 2021

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration


  • Subject Area

    Sport & Fitness

  • Course Fee


  • Fee stated is per academic year.  All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery.
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