Who is this qualification for?
The manager’s role is to lead, mentor and support an employee to proactively engage in their employment, contributing to the growth of an organisation and working in a way that supports the individual’s own growth as well as the organisation’s objectives and values. The management role involves supporting employees who may present with mental ill health in the workplace and this qualification provides an understanding of the basic principles relating to supporting mental health in the workplace and promoting a positive, ‘wellness at work’ culture. This qualification can be taken by learners preparing to enter employment or by those who are already in employment.
How long will it take?
This qualification is delivered over 2 days.
This is a knowledge-only qualification that provides underpinning knowledge and understanding in relation to the principles of mental health, recognising mental ill health in self and others, supporting mental wellbeing in the workplace, understanding how to engage in mental health conversations in the workplace, how to support employees in relation to their mental health and ways to manage own wellbeing.
This qualification is assessed by 2 multiple-choice examinations, which are externally set and marked by the awarding body.
Unit 1: Introduction to mental health, mental ill health and wellbeing
Learners must correctly complete 9 of 15 questions within 30 minutes.
Unit 2: Mental health in the workplace for managers
Learners must correctly complete 12 of 20 questions within 30 minutes.
Learners must pass both examinations in order to be awarded the qualification.
Upcoming open courses are inclusive of tuition, examination fees and a course handbook. Free follow up support will also be available from your tutor.
18th & 19th October 2021
5th & 6th May 2022
21st & 22nd November 2022
Group bookings of 6 or more are available at either our Sywell centre or at your premises. Please contact us for a quote.