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Level 2 Award in Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace (RQF)

The Qualsafe Level 2 Award in Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace (RQF) qualification is for those who wish to raise their awareness of the signs and symptoms associated with mental health problems. It is designed to provided candidates with the listening skills and knowledge to be able to direct anyone with potential mental health problems to a reliable, expert source of support to assist them in difficult times. 

As well as helping to reduce the stigma associated with mental health problems in the workplace this qualification will educate candidates in some of the common mental health illnesses such as depression, stress and anxiety, eating disorders, self-harming and suicide. 

Course Details



HZL Specialist Solutions Ltd,
Unit 4 JSH,
Brian Clough Business Centre,
200-222 Cotton Lane,
DE24 8GH

London, Waterloo Station area

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Timings & Dates:

0830 - 1700 hours.


£100.00 + VAT (£120.00) per delegate.

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In order to complete this qualification candidates must: 

  • Be a minimum of 16 years of age
  • Advisable to have a Level 2 in literacy and numeracy (or equivalent).

Delivery/Assessment Methods

  • 1 day course incorporating theory and practical exercises

Assessment is an ongoing process throughout the course by using discussion, question and answer sessions and a multi-choice question paper. 

This qualification is valid for a period of 3 years. Candidates will need to retake the qualification before the certificate expiry date to remain qualified. 

Course Contents

  • Understand mental health and its importance
  • Understand roles and legislation associated with mental health in the workplace
  • Understand a range of common mental health conditions; and
  • Understand the application of a mental health first aid at work action plan.

What's Next?

Candidates successfully completing this qualification may wish to progress to further qualifications such as:

  • Qualsafe Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) (RQF)
  • Qualsafe Level 3 Award in Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace (RQF)

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