Level 3 Diploma in
Understanding Mental Health


The Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health is designed to provide a greater awareness of mental health issues and the importance of mental well-being. Learners will build a knowledge base that can be used in a variety of occupational roles, gaining an understanding of the skills needed to work in mental health services, the importance of addressing mental health problems, and how legislation and publicity are changing attitudes towards those seeking treatment.


How is this Qualification Delivered?

To be awarded the Level 3 Diploma in Understanding Mental Health, learners are required to successfully complete 5 mandatory units:

  • Unit 01 Understanding the context of mental health and well-being
  • Unit 02 Promotion of mental health and well-being
  • Unit 03 Mental health problems, associated issues and consequences
  • Unit 04 Understanding mental ill health
  • Unit 05 Working in mental health



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