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Mental Health in the Workplace Level 2 (VTQ) at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 2 hours and 11 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • Videos include subtitles
£24.95 + VAT
Group Rates also available

Learn online now with our level 2 video online course in mental health in the workplace. Hear from different experts on mental health conditions that can be identified in the workplace and learn how to signpost them.

We also offer classroom courses at local centres and at your workplace as a one day course is ideal for all employees to give them a better understanding of mental health in the workplace. We also offer a half-day classroom course is ideal for all employees to give them a basic awareness of mental health in the workplace.  We also offer a one-day Mental Health in the Workplace level one course and a two-day Mental Health in the Workplace Level 3 course for managers and those who need a higher level of training.

ProTrainings are one of the few Skills for Care centres of Excellence where we passed stringent checks to prove our commitment to high-quality training and compliance. We are also able to offer Skills for Care Endorsed qualifications for our classroom and video online training courses ensuring you have an acceptable certificate to prove your compliance.  This means that our training meets the high standards expected by Skills for Care.

This ProTrainings Qualification is also endorsed by TQUK, who are an Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual. This gives an extra level of appreciation on this ProTrainings qualification. You can buy an endorsed certificate if you need one, once you pass the course. You do not have to buy this extra certificate and the course is the same whichever option you choose. 

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Employees
  • Managers
  • Care workers
  • Business owners
  • Line managers
  • Health workers
  • Health and Social Care
  • Medical professionals

This course comes with 3.0 hrs (6.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 2 hours and 11 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

For details of our online course contents please visit our Mental Health in the Workplace Level 2 training course site.

  • Meaning of Mental Health and Mental Ill Health 
  • The Components of Mental Well-being 
  • Risk Factors Associated with Mental Ill-health Problems 
  • Examples of Mental Health Problems 
  • How Mental Health Problems Affect Day-to-Day Living 
  • Social and Cultural Attitudes to Mental Illness 
  • Mental Health and Discrimination 
  • Stereotyping in Mental Health 
  • Impact of Stigma in Mental Ill Health 
  • Causes of Stress 
  • Signs and Symptoms of Useful and Harmful Stress 
  • Managing Stress 
  • Difference between Anxiety and Panic attack 
  • When is Anxiety a Mental Health Problem? 
  • Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety 
  • Depression 
  • Symptoms of Depression and Causes 
  • Managing Depression Mental Health in the Workplace 
  • Why is Mental Health not Discussed at Work? 
  • What Legislation applies to Mental Health UK? 
  • What are The Management Standards? 
  • The Six Stressor Areas in the Workplace 
  • Employers Duty of Care 
  • Obligations in the Workplace 
  • Removing Stigma in the Workplace 
  • The 5 Components of Emotional Intelligence 
  • Recognising Changes in an Employee 
  • Recognising own Changes as an Employee 
  • How Do Those Changes Affect the Workplace? 
  • Difficulty in Disclosing Mental Health 
  • Starting a Discussion and Advice to Help with a Discussion 
  • Advice for Manager/Employer Offering Support 
  • Absence Due to (Mental) Illness 
  • Supporting People to Stay at or Return to Work 
  • Promoting a Healthy Workplace 
  • Five Steps to Mental Wellbeing
  • Understanding Mental Health 
  • Recognising and discussing different mental ill 
  • Health Problems 
  • Mental Health and legislation 
  • Understanding responsibilities in the workplace under mental health 
  • Recognising a problem 
  • Supporting an employee with mental health-related problems 
  • Promoting a healthy workplace
  • Mental Health Student Manual V8.1
  • 5 ways to wellbeing link
  • CQC website link
  • Coronavirus COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Eating disorders facts
  • Factsheet on Anxiety Disorders
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • HSE - An example of a stress policy
  • HSE - Tackling work-related stress using the Management Standards approach
  • HSE - What are the Management Standards?
  • HSE Management Standards Indicator Tool sheet
  • HSE Stress in the Workplace website
  • How to Manage and Reduce Stress leaflet
  • How to be mentally healthy at work - MIND leaflet link
  • How to manage stress - MIND leaflet link
  • Link to workplace mental health document
  • MIND employer resources link
  • MIND website
  • Mental Health Foundation website
  • Mental health UK website
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • NHS Mental Health website
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder facts
  • Panic Attack - Anxiety UK Brief Guide
  • Personality disorders facts
  • Schizophrenia facts
  • Talking toolkit - Preventing workplace stress from the HSE
  • Understanding anxiety and panic attacks - MIND leaflet link
  • Understanding depression - MIND leaflet link
  • Understanding mental health problems - MIND leaflet link
  • Wellness Action Plan
  • Work related stress depression or anxiety statistics in Great Britain, 2018 - HSE document
  • Working together to reduce stress at work - HSE leaflet
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What is CPD and why is having Certified CPD important?

CPD stands for Continuous Professional Development and is required in many business sectors. Even if you do not require a set CPD credit level, having Certifed CPD ensures the quality of training. ProTrainings are the highest gold standard of CPD ensuring that all courses are externally verified and mapped to the highest levels.

What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.

Are courses all online or can I take a blended or class case locally?

Most of our courses are available as online or classroom-based at a training centre locally.  We can also send an instructor to your business to save travel and tailor the course to your business.  To save time and money you can take most courses in a blended format with online and class training.

What mental health qualifications do the HSE accept, is it only mental health first aid?

The HSE has made an announcement that you do not have to just have one title to your mental health qualification.  Mental health in the workplace and first aid for mental health are the same as far as the HSE are concerned. ProTrainings offer three levels of course and it can be taken as online, blended or class courses nationwide.

I want to complete a short practical module after completing the online course, is this possible?

We have a network of over 1000 approved and monitored instructors to deliver a short skill training session nationwide or we can come to your workplace to deliver the training. This blended training saves class time and provides the same qualification. Contact us on 01206 805359 to discuss your options.

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

What training courses do you offer and how are they delivered?

We offer a full range of training courses across all business sectors as video online, blended and nationwide at your business or our local training centres. With over 300 courses you can learn at a time and place that meets your busy schedules and save money on travel and costs away from the office.

What People are Saying

“Great course, well organized with good support resources. It is great that you can work through it at your own pace.”

- Matt, Training Manager from Hampshire
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