Course Description

Mental Health (QQI Level 6)



Mental Health (QQI Level 6) is course run by The Open College, Dublin. It is a 'Distance Learning' course with a duration of 12 Weeks. Mental Health (QQI Level 6) gives a Course Qualification of Level 6 Advanced Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Mental Health (QQI Level 6) at The Open College, please review the details below.

This QQI level 6 Mental Health course is a distance learning programme run by The Open College.

This QQI Mental Health Awareness qualification is designed for a broad spectrum of health care workers who would benefit from a greater understanding of Mental Health. This course covers topics such as stress, phobias, anxiety, eating disorders, and schizophrenia among others.

Learners will:

  • acquire an understanding of the theoretical background associated with mental illness.
  • be made aware of the moral, ethical and legal considerations associated with mental health
  • be familiar with the theories and types of mental illness
  • understand the positive and negative factors which may affect your mental health and to gain insight into the strategies for the promotion of positive mental health
  • understand and appreciate the various treatment approaches from a biopsychosocial perspective
  • be able to apply this knowledge in the workplace and in everyday life.

 

The specific learning outcomes are grouped into 4 units.

  • Unit 1: What is Mental Health?
  • Unit 2: Realities of Mental Illness.
  • Unit 3: Intervention and Treatment Approaches.
  • Unit 4: Recovery and Advocacy.

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Training ProviderThe Open College
Course LocationLeopardstown, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 18
Course TypeDistance Learning
Course QualificationLevel 6 Advanced Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 6 component Certificate in Mental Health Awareness (6N2209)
Course Duration12 Weeks
Course TimeThis QQI Mental Health course is completed through Distance Learning Course and there are no lectures to attend. Students can complete this course within 3 months which is ample time and can start it at any time of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.
Course Fee€359
Entry Requirements- Level 5 Certificate, Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant life and work experiences. - As this programme is delivered through distance learning or eLearning, students must be capable of studying on their own initiative.
Carear PathProgression to further Studies: - Learners who successfully complete this QQI Level 6 programme in Mental Health Awareness (6N2209) may use this certificate to towards the completion of other courses within this field such as: Social and Vocational Integration (6M2218) and Inclusive Education and Training (6M2263). - This Certificate can also be used as a standalone qualification.
Phone01 2061828
Course Code6N2209
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Unit 9, Leopardstown Business Centre,, Ballyogan Road, Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland. Eircode: D18KX34

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