Understanding Mental Health for Managers (Level 3)
The objective of this qualification is to provide an understanding of mental health in the workplace, how mental ill health may affect employees and how managers can support employees.
This is a knowledge-only qualification that provides underpinning knowledge and understanding in relation to the principles of mental health, recognising mental ill health in self and others, supporting mental wellbeing in the workplace, understanding how to engage in mental health conversations in the workplace, how to support employees in relation to their mental health and ways to manage own wellbeing.
The Understanding Mental Health for Managers course covers the following modules:
Unit 1 – Introduction to Mental Health, Mental Ill Health and Wellbeing
Understand mental health and wellbeing
Understand how mental ill health affects the experience of individuals
Understand the mental health continuum
Understand ways to self-manage own wellbeing
Unit 2 – Mental Health in the Workplace for Managers
Understand the moral, financial and legal rationale for supporting wellbeing in the workplace
Understand the relationship between mental wellbeing and the workplace
Understand ways to engage in a mental health conversation with employees
Understand ways to support employees in relation to their mental health and wellbeing
Understand the absence management and return to work process in relation to mental health and wellbeing
Understand ways to manage manager’s own wellbeing in the workplace
Who is this course for?
The manager’s role is to lead, mentor and support an employee to proactively engage in their
employment, contributing to the growth of an organisation and working in a way that supports the
individual’s own growth as well as the organisation’s objectives and values. The management role involves supporting employees who may present with mental ill health in the workplace and this qualification provides an understanding of the basic principles relating to supporting mental health in the workplace and promoting a positive, ‘wellness at work’ culture.
This qualification can be taken by learners preparing to enter employment or by those who are already in employment.
How is this Course Assessed?
This course is assessed through two multiple choice exams, each with a pass mark of 60%.
Course cost and duration
The course is held over 2 days and is available from £200 + VAT per person, depending on location. The cost includes exams and all course materials. If anyone should fail a free resit will be offered.
*Additional charges may be incurred dependant on location and additional resources required.
Group bookings, discounts and additional courses can be provided in your area upon request; please contact us for further information and to confirm a place on the course.
Progression and further learning routes could include:
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