Mental Health Awareness Initial Assessment

Ref: C2526522

This session will provide you with information about the Mental Health Awareness course we offer which is accredited through NCFE. You will be asked to complete an assessment task that will see if this course is right for you.

Additional information about this course

This initial assessment is linked to the Level 1 Award in Mental health awareness: C2526517. students must complete this initial assessment before enrolling onto the Qualification.

Course aim

This session will provide you with information about the Mental Health Awareness course we offer which is accredited through NCFE. You will be asked to complete an assessment task that will see if this course is right for you.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • You will need your own personal email address so that you’re able to login to the WEA’s digital learning platform: WEA Canvas. You will need to be able to understand how to follow URL links to pages on the internet. If you want to understand more about Canvas please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • This course is for those with an interest in mental health. You will need a sound grasp of English as you will be require to speak, listen, read and write up to Level 1. This will be assessed through a task you will be asked to complete during this session.

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

  • Identify the skills I have, need and will develop during a course
  • Agree whether I will be able to/ am ready to undertake an accredited course
  • Prepare for enrolment or referral to other learning opportunities

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas will be used to provide resources or to support lessons, enable assessment, provide learner feedback and for other activities for individuals away from the course. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • During the initial assessment you will be asked to complete a written task and will have a verbal conversation with a member of staff to discuss the course.

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • Staff will provide you with verbal feedback to help determine your next steps.

What else do I need to know?

  • You will need a personal email address to join the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas so that you can receive resources, record your progress and achievement and to work with others and share ideas. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress onto a Mental Health Awareness accredited course with the WEA.

Download full course information sheet

Mental Health Awareness Initial Assessment

Conditions

This course is funded by the Tees Valley Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2020
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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