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Principles of the Mental Health Worker (TQUK Level 2 Certificate) (19+) — Online Learning

Course outline

This course is perfect if you work within the mental health sector or wish to enter the job market. This could also be a good course if you are supporting others with a mental health condition.

The modules covered within the subject are:

  • Approaches to care and management in mental health
  • Principles of the mental health care worker
  • Understanding duty of care in adult health and social care
  • Understanding change and support in relation to mental health

By the end of the course, you can expect to have a better understanding on how to support people with mental health conditions.

How to apply for this course

Apply now and if you need to pay any course fees, or provide evidence if you wish to claim a fee reduction, we will contact you to let you know how to do this.

For help on completing the online application form, please see our useful apply online guide here.

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Online Learning

You can start this course at any time.

Course code: C045275 / Q045276


TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Worker


You will study this course at your own pace, but it must be completed within 12 weeks. You will receive an automated email reminding you of when you need to complete your assignment.

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you must be aged 19+.

Teaching & assessment

The course is assessed by internally set and marked assessments subjects. All learners are assessed on their knowledge and understanding throughout their course.

All learning outcomes and assessment criteria must be met to achieve a Pass.


You can progress to other courses within mental health.

Additional information

Learners may be eligible for funding* which means the course will be free to complete, subject to providing evidence requested to meet the criteria for free courses. There is a £100 withdrawal fee if a learner does not complete the course and we may be able to offer extensions if learners are unable to meet their submission deadlines for their course units.

*If you are a 19-23 year old without a prior Level 2 qualification these courses will not be funded, please contact the enquiries team to discuss all available options for you.

*Geographical restrictions may apply.

You must be aged 19+ to apply for this course.