QA L2 Award in Understanding Mental Health in the Work Place

The QA Level 2 Award in Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification that has been specifically designed to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of common mental health conditions in the workplace and how best to offer support and guidance to colleagues. During this course, candidates will develop a greater understanding on the importance of positive mental health and wellbeing in the workplace and the role that everyone plays in recognising and handling mental health issues at work.

  • Identify what is meant by the terms Mental Health
  • Identify what is meant by the terms Mental Health First Aid
  • State legislation associated with Mental Health in the workplace
  • Give examples of how employers can promote a culture of positive Mental Health within the workplace
  • Identify how to introduce core standards for Mental Health in the workplace
  • Identify characteristics and features of common Mental Health conditions
  • Recognise signs of work-related stress
  • Identify different types of anxiety
  • State different types of eating disorders
  • Recognise signs of depression
  • Identify key features within Mental Health first aid at work action plan