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Diploma in Mental Health Support Worker

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Diploma in Mental Health Support Worker
Diploma in Mental Health Support Worker


Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience mental health problems each year. If you’re interested in a career in mental health care, this Diploma in Mental Health Support Worker will give you the practical skills and knowledge you need to care for individuals with mental health issues during their psychological and emotional lows, be it professionally or to support a loved one.

This mental health course is divided into three key modules, each corresponding to the basics of mental health care, mental health in children, and the role of a mental health support worker. Firstly, you will be introduced to the basics of mental health, how to be resilient and nurture healthy relationships. Next, you will focus on how to nurture positivity and confidence in children, and will familiarise with birth defects, mental illnesses, behaviour disorders and much more. Finally youll look into what it takes to become a mental health support worker, exploring the roles, tasks, required training and possible career paths.

Kickstart your career in the mental health service and learn how to give professional care and treatment to people with mental health conditions. Enrol in this mental health support worker training course today and start making a difference to the mental health and wellbeing of young people and adults.

Who is the course for?

  • Professionals who are helping people suffering from mental issues
  • People who have an interest in the personal mental development

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds. 
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.


  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.
  • Before sitting for your final exam you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.


  • After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hardcopy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24.
  • PDF certificate’s turnaround time is 24 hours and for the hardcopy certificate, it is 3-9 working days.

Why choose us?

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • The UK & internationally recognised accredited qualification;
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime;
  • The benefit of career advancement opportunities;
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path:

Diploma in Mental Health Support Worker course is a useful qualification to possess, and would be beneficial for the following careers:

  • Mental Health Support Worker
  • Nurse
  • Home Care Taker

Course Curriculum

Diploma in Mental Health Support Worker - Updated Version
Introduction to Mental Health 00:21:00
Overview of Mental Health Support Worker 00:16:00
Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders 00:26:00
Stress and Anxiety Disorders 00:33:00
Schizophrenia 00:34:00
Personality Disorders 00:43:00
Mood Disorders 00:23:00
Eating and Sleeping Disorders 00:44:00
Self-Harm and Suicide 00:21:00
Medication and Therapy in the Treatment of Mental Illness 00:33:00
Mental Health Legislation and Services 00:30:00
Community Mental Health Teams (CMHTs) 00:19:00
The Participation of The Service User 00:22:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam- Diploma in Mental Health Support Worker 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam- Diploma in Mental Health Support Worker 00:20:00
Diploma in Mental Health Support Worker - Old Version
Module 1: Mental Health Basics
Mental Health Basics 00:30:00
Are you Resilient 00:30:00
Take Good Care of Yourself 00:30:00
Healthy Relationships 00:30:00
Risk Factors 00:30:00
When Do You Need to See a Professional? 00:30:00
Module 2: Mental Health of Children
Children’s Mental Health Basics 00:30:00
Nurturing Positivity And Confidence 01:00:00
Recognize Changed Behaviour In Your Child 01:00:00
About Birth Defects 01:00:00
About Behavior Disorders 01:00:00
Mental Health Games For Children 01:00:00
Make Sure You Take Care Of Yourself As Well 00:30:00
Wrapping Up 00:15:00
Module 3: Mental Health Support Worker
Introduction 00:30:00
Definition 01:00:00
Role and tasks 01:00:00
Role Clarity 01:00:00
Training, career pathway and pay 01:00:00
Worker satisfaction 00:30:00
Recommended Reading
Recommended Reading : Diploma in Mental Health Support Worker 00:00:00
Refer A Friend
Refer A Friend 00:00:00

Course Reviews


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  1. It was really helpful for me.


    Being a mental health worker can be a very tough career. But since I learned from this course, I am now more motivated to do my job well since I am now equipped with knowledge about mental health.

  2. Excellent course


    Great Informative course I thoroughly enjoyed it.




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