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.

This qualification provides a broad range of knowledge and information for those who want to work in mental health, a care sector which presents one of the greatest challenges to our society, with an estimated 450 million sufferers worldwide.

Course Content:

  • Gain skills and understanding to improve the experiences of service users;
  • Understand the importance of duty of care in adult health and social care;
  • Understand the role of the mental health worker;
  • Learn the correct approach to care and management.

Entry Requirements

Eligibility criteria:

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

Where will it take me?

Business Benefits:

  • Ensures staff have correct approach to care and management;
  • Relevant to a wide variety of people and care settings;
  • Reinforces the importance of duty of care;
  • Gives employees a high standard of learning;
  • Ensures staff understand the role of the mental health worker.

Learner Benefits:

  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification;
  • Furthers personal and professional development;
  • No need to formally attend a college;
  • Receive a set of high-quality learner support materials;
  • Receive support from a dedicated team.

Course Assessment Method

What you will learn:

  • Understand the Role of the Mental Health Worker;
  • Mental Health and Mental Health Issues;
  • Understand Duty of Care in Adult Health and Social Care;
  • Approaches to Care and Management in Mental Health;
  • Understanding Change and Support in Relation to Mental Health.

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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