Mental Health Awareness (CL Pilot)

Ref: C3741739

This course will explore what is meant by mental wellbeing and how we might recognise someone who is experiencing mental ill health. It will explore strategies that support mental wellbeing and explore some of the misunderstanding related to this subject.

Course aim

To provide students with an awareness of working with mental ill health and how to work with mental wellbeing in mind.

Who is the course for?

What topics will this course cover

Understanding mental wellbeing Introduce the concept of neurodiversity Develop communication skills that promote mental wellbeing Develop knowledge of diversity

What will it be like?

WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

Be more confident with regard to understanding how to promote mental wellbeing

How will I know I'm making progress?

Tutor and peer feedback

What else do I need to know, do or bring?

Note taking equipment

Reading and information sources


What could the course lead to?

Other short WEA courses or longer accredited courses

Download full course outline

Mental Health Awareness (CL Pilot) Course Outline


You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2016
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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