Course title:
Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness
Tutor:
Daniel Purcell
Course ID:
C2346154
Start date:
22/04/2022
End date:
15/07/2022
Timetabled sessions
Date Times Hours
Fri 22 Apr 2022 16:30 PM - 18:30 PM 2
Fri 29 Apr 2022 16:30 PM - 18:30 PM 2
Fri 06 May 2022 16:30 PM - 18:30 PM 2
Fri 13 May 2022 16:30 PM - 18:30 PM 2
Fri 20 May 2022 16:30 PM - 18:30 PM 2
Fri 27 May 2022 16:30 PM - 18:30 PM 2
Fri 10 Jun 2022 16:30 PM - 18:30 PM 2
Fri 17 Jun 2022 16:30 PM - 18:30 PM 2
Fri 24 Jun 2022 16:30 PM - 18:30 PM 2
Fri 01 Jul 2022 16:30 PM - 18:30 PM 2
Fri 08 Jul 2022 16:30 PM - 18:30 PM 2
Fri 15 Jul 2022 16:30 PM - 18:30 PM 2
Total sessions: 12
Total number of classroom hours: 24
Independent online hours: 0
Total hours: 24
Date
Fri 22 Apr 2022
Times
16:30 PM - 18:30 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 29 Apr 2022
Times
16:30 PM - 18:30 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 06 May 2022
Times
16:30 PM - 18:30 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 13 May 2022
Times
16:30 PM - 18:30 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 20 May 2022
Times
16:30 PM - 18:30 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 27 May 2022
Times
16:30 PM - 18:30 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 10 Jun 2022
Times
16:30 PM - 18:30 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 17 Jun 2022
Times
16:30 PM - 18:30 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 24 Jun 2022
Times
16:30 PM - 18:30 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 01 Jul 2022
Times
16:30 PM - 18:30 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 08 Jul 2022
Times
16:30 PM - 18:30 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 15 Jul 2022
Times
16:30 PM - 18:30 PM
Hours
2
Total sessions:
12
Total number of classroom hours:
24
Independent online hours:
0
Total hours:
24
Venue:
Online Learning with Zoom and Canvas
Leads to qualification?    Yes
Level:     Level 1 (level information)
Qualification title:
Award in Mental Health Awareness
Awarding body:
NCFE
Is this course part of a programme of study?
No
Programme details
Programme title:
Programme aims:
Programme description:
Who is this programme for?
Optional Activity Start date End date Fee
Fee
£0.00 or free on some courses if you are in receipt of some benefits
What skills or experience do I need to join this course?
What else do I need to know? Is there anything I need to provide?
- What you need: You will need an internet connection, speakers, a microphone and a webcam so that you can use our video learning platform, Zoom. If you’d like to understand more Zoom please visit: http://bit.ly/ZoomSpec - You will also need access to the internet outside of your sessions. You could do this using a smart phone, tablet, laptop or a desktop computer (at home or through a library etc.). - 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
Course aim:
This course aims to • Raise awareness of the issues surrounding mental health difficulties. • Dispel some of the myths and misconceptions linked to mental health issues. • Develop your knowledge of the rights of those with mental health issues.
Course description:
This is an accredited course. You will need to talk to a member of staff and do a short activity to make sure the course is right for you. For more information and to book an appointment please call 0300 303 3464 On this course you will learn what is meant by the term 'mental health' and consider the definition and causes of mental health difficulties. You will also explore common perceptions of mental health difficulties and how stereotyping can affect people's perceptions. You will develop your knowledge of the rights of those who experience mental health difficulties and learn where appropriate support can be sought. You will also develop your awareness of cultural diversity within mental health issues.
By the end of the course I will be able to:
1. Give a definition of mental health.
2. Identify the social and personal effects of mental ill-health.
3. List some of the responses to mental health issues.
4. Explain how cultural diversity impacts on mental health issues.
How will I learn?

We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required learning activities on your own.

The WEA tutor will use a range of teaching and learning activities and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning. Your tutor will use tasks to see how you are learning, which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects, discussion, written or practical work. Your tutor will give you feedback on your learning and progress.

WEA Canvas online learning area

Whether your course is face to face or online, the WEA uses its online learning area, called Canvas, to support your learning. This includes using Canvas to think about and record your progress and to give your tutor and the WEA feedback on your course. Your tutor may put resources or activities on Canvas to use during or between lessons. If you want to understand more about our Canvas online learning platform please visit: www.wea.org.uk/help

WEA online sessions/ courses- Zoom

If your course is online, you will join a virtual classroom using a weblink: the WEA uses a video-conferencing tool called Zoom. To use Zoom you will need a Laptop, Computer, Tablet or Smart phone which has speakers, a microphone and a video camera. For some courses, to submit work, we advise you to use a laptop or computer. For more information on Canvas and Zoom please visit www.wea.org.uk/help

Information and advice

For more information and advice about our courses phone our support team on 0300 303 3464 or email: courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

Support

We will ask you about any support you may need when you enrol. You can also telephone the Student Support Team on 0300 303 3464 or email studentsupport@wea.org.uk. The earlier you tell us about your needs the better. We will be able to provide help more quickly.

You can also find out about what support is available through our Student Handbook. This highlights what you can expect from WEA and what we expect from you. https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/student-handbook

For information about course fees and financial support whilst you study visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/course-fees-and-financial-support

For student support relating to specific learning need or disability visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/learningsupport

What next?

Your tutor will talk with you about what you could do following this course.

You can also find information on our website to support you to make decisions about what you can do next https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/whatsnextandprogression

You may benefit from speaking to the National Careers Service regarding your future career plans - call 0800 100 900 or visit their website https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk