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Understanding Mental Health (TQUK Level 3 Certificate) (19+) — Online Learning

Course outline

This course is perfect for those who work within mental health area or those wishing to enter the job market.

This could also be a good course if you are supporting others with a mental health condition. The course is also useful for if you are trained in Mental Health First Aid or want to progress from the Level 2 Awareness of Mental Health.

The course is designed as a follow on from the Level 2 course which provides more detailed information on all aspects of mental health and how to support those with mental health conditions.

The modules covered within the subject are:

  • Living with a mental health condition
  • Mental health conditions and destructive behaviour
  • Understanding mental health conditions in context
  • Understand the role of the mental health care worker
  • Understanding treatment of 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: C045281 / Q045282


TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health


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 3
Entry requirements

You must be aged 19+ and have completed the Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health.

Teaching & assessment

The course is assessed by internally set and marked assessments subjects. You will be assessed on your knowledge and understanding throughout the course.

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


You could progress onto other mental health or counselling skills qualifications.

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.