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Highfield Level 2 Award in Introduction to Mental Health Awareness (RQF)


Update April 2020: This qualification is changing!

The assessment method is now available as multiple-choice examination, which can be taken via our e-assessment system, Highfield Works. Please see the qualification specification for more details.  The open response workbook option will be withdrawn from 31 July 2020. 

Who is this qualification for?

This knowledge-only qualification can be taken by learners preparing to enter employment or by those who are already in employment and wish to develop their knowledge of mental health awareness.

How long will it take? 

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 5 hours and of this 4 are recommended as guided learning hours (GLH).

Topics covered

Learners undertaking this qualification will develop their underpinning knowledge and understanding in relation to mental health, mental ill health and wellbeing. 

Assessment method

Option 1: This qualification is assessed through completion of an open-response learner workbook which will be assessed and internally quality assured by the centre. This method will be withdrawn 31 July 2020.

Option 2: This qualification is assessed by multiple-choice examination, which will be marked by Highfield.