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Course Overview

The system of mental health support is not complete without mental health support workers. If you’re thinking about a job in mental health, you’ll need the appropriate ideals and approach, as well as pertinent education and work experience. Join our Support Worker Training for Mental Health course to learn more about what it entails to work as a mental health support worker.

The Support Worker Training for Mental Health course gives students an overview of the field of mental health and an understanding of working in it. Discussions in this course will cover topics such community teams, communication, therapies, applying medication and many forms of mental health.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the course students will be able to:

  • Learn more about mental health.
  • Know the responsibilities of a mental health support worker.
  • Explore the several human mental health disorders.
  • Recognize and manage patients who are suicidal.
  • Apply medication and therapy in the correct way for treating mental illness.
  • Learn about the policies and programmes related to mental health.
  • Create a team for community mental health.

Entry Requirement

  • This course is available to all learners of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Some basic understanding of the English language and numeracy.  


After you have successfully completed the course, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement.

Certificates can be obtained either in hardcopy at the cost of £29 or in PDF format at the cost of £19.

  • PDF certificate’s turnaround time is 24 hours, and for the hardcopy certificate, it is 3-9 working days

Career Path

This Support Worker Training for Mental Health course is designed to help people get ready for employment opportunities in related fields. With the help of this course, you can advance your career and find work in the appropriate sector. In the UK today, salaries for positions needing a comparable degree of knowledge range from £20,000 to £25,000 annually. It might be helpful for any position in a similar industry, such as:

  • Psychiatric nurse.
  • Psychiatric mental health nurse.
  • Mental health coordinator.



Course Curriculum

Support Worker Training for Mental Health
Introduction to Mental Health 00:19:00
Overview of Mental Health Support Worker 00:14:00
Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders 00:24:00
Stress and Anxiety Disorders 00:31:00
Schizophrenia 00:25:00
Personality Disorders 00:41:00
Mood Disorders 00:21:00
Eating & Sleeping Disorders 00:43:00
Self-Harm and Suicide 00:19:00
Medication and Therapy in the Treatment of Mental Illness 00:31:00
Mental Health Legislation and Services 00:27:00
Community Mental Health Teams (CMHTs) 00:17:00
The Participation of The Service User 00:19:00

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