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Active IQ Level 2 Award in Mental Health Awareness

EFA funded provision for 16-19 year olds, and Adult Education Budget funding available

Level 2

Ofqual Accreditation Number 603/3794/1


The purpose of the Mental Health Awareness qualification is to provide learners with an understanding and awareness of mental health, as well as the common mental health disorders and issues. This is to help reduce both stigma and discrimination, encouraging people to talk about mental health more openly. 

Furthermore, the mental health awareness qualification will provide learners with the ability to apply their knowledge, through recognising and responding to the signs of mental ill health in both themselves and others, as well as being able to offer mental health first aid to those experiencing mental ill health. This is an excellent way to bolster knowledge around mental ill health.

Read on below for further details on the structure and fees of the Mental Health Awareness qualification.


There are no specific entry requirements.

Learners must complete the two mandatory units.

  • E-assessment.

£27.50 Registration / Certification fee
Manual fee
eManual fee
eLearning fee

£27.50 Registration / Certification & eLearning fee (combined)
£43 Registration / Certification, Manual, & eLearning fee (combined)

This qualification provides progression onto:

  • Active IQ Level 2 Award in Alcohol Awareness.
  • Active IQ Level 2 Award in Smoking Awareness and Cessation.
  • Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Promoting Community Health and Well-being.

This qualification may also provide progression on to qualifications related to careers in mental health, health and social care, counselling, or psychology.

Sample Manual

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eLearning Showreel

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