Havering College

What's Involved

This is a 12 week course for adults with continuous start dates throughout the year. With guidance and support you'll work online towards achieving a recognised Level 2 qualification, and receive your certificate on completion. Please apply or contact us for further information.

Mental health presents one of the greatest challenges to our society. With an estimated 450 million people worldwide suffering from a mental health problem, around a quarter of British adults will experience some form of mental health problem within the course of a year. While many elements of mental health are still not understood, having a good knowledge of the information that is available is essential in the care sector.

Entry Requirements

Eligibility criteria:

  • Age 19+
  • Lived in the EU for 3 years.

Where will it take me?


  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification;
  • Increase understanding of symptoms and management of stress, anxiety and phobias;
  • Further your personal and professional development;
  • Gain a clear understanding of mental health legislation.

Course Assessment Method

You will learn:

  • Unit 1 - Understanding Mental Health;
  • Unit 2 - Understanding Stress;
  • Unit 3 - Understanding Anxiety;
  • Unit 4 - Understanding Phobias;
  • Unit 5 - Understanding Depression;
  • Unit 6 - Understanding Post-Natal Depression;
  • Unit 7 - Understanding Bipolar Disorder;
  • Unit 8 - Understanding Schizophrenia;
  • Unit 9 - Understanding Dementia;
  • Unit 10 - Understanding Eating Disorders;
  • Unit 11 - Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder;
  • Unit 12 - Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder;
  • Unit 13 - Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

As part of your registration process for online learning you will have to attend a short induction to provide evidence of your eligibility. You will not have to attend an interview.

Where and When


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Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year. Additional miscellaneous fees may be applicable.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.
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