Level 2

Mental Health Awareness

The purpose of this qualification is to provide learners with an understanding and awareness of mental health, common mental health disorders and issues, help reduce stigma and discrimination and encourage people to talk about mental health. The qualification provides learners with the ability to apply their knowledge of mental health through recognising and responding to the signs of mental ill health in themselves and others and be able to offer mental health first aid to people experiencing mental ill health.


There are 2 units to complete 

  1. Mental Health Awareness

  2. Mental Health First Aid 


Course Delivery and Assessment 

The course is delivered via virtual route. Learners use Active IQ’s eLearning platform, the learning is completed in your own. All learning is online, a hard copy manual is available at an additional cost of approximately £21. 


Assessment is web based, using Active IQ’s online assessment platform. It is open book and involves completing a series of questions. 


How long does it take to complete the course?

Hours to complete the course - Maximum of 20 

Time to complete the course - 3 Months

All assessments must be completed within this time.  Where a leaner does not complete in the allotted time and wishes to continue an administration fee of £50 will be applied.  


Course Cost 



When can I start? 

You can start the course whenever you like, there is no official start date. 

You will receive the following within 7 days of receiving your payment confirmation​

  • How to gain access to your learning materials

  • How to gain access to any technology you may need to use

  • Any additional information you may need to know including assessment information and receiving results


Contact Alex if you require any further information, including course content, structure and how you can use this qualification in your business

Alex alex@communityfitnessnetwork.org