TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health Care

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Level 3 Mental Health

This TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health Care qualification is perfect for anyone that is already working in a mental health role that wishes to gain a nationally recognised level 3 qualification. Through the 6 units, students cover a range of skills required to work with people that have a number of different mental health diagnoses.

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About this Course

Throughout this TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health Care course, students tackle a number of different units that help to understand, manage and work with people that have mental health issues. The course covers policies and framework in mental health as well as duty of care, mental health interventions and support planning. Being a level 3 qualification, students achieve a high level qualification that is nationally recognised. 

Study Time: 77 hours
Enrolment length: 12 months
Course Format: Online
Entry Requirements: None Specific

Upon completion of this qualification, students are awarded a TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health Care and an OLC Certificate. All certification fees are included in your course fees. This qualification is suitable for a range of different career paths in settings such as:

  • Mental health worker
  • Home support worker
  • Outreach worker
  • Anyone working in mental health


To gain the full TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health Care certification you will need to submit and pass all of the tutor marked assignments. There are 6 assignments in the course and no need to purchase any textbooks as we provide all of the lessons and materials required to learn the syllabus.

There is no formal exam and the certification fee is included in the course fees. Qualification Code 601/4647/3

See the TQUK Qualification summary for this course here


All of our students are given access to our online campus through their own personal login and password. Once logged in you can access your course materials, lessons, resources and assignments in your own time. Assignments are uploaded through your account and the process is easy intuitive. Our online campus includes:

  • 24/7/365 access to all of your course materials- all lessons, assignments and resources are available from the moment you enrol
  • Instant access to your course after you enrol- start studying immediately!
  • Integrated chat and messaging systems so that you can contact your tutor
  • Online assignment uploads to save time in returning marks and feedback.
  • Links to further resources and information available on courses
  • Self-led learning on all courses- study in your own time and work through your assignments at your own pace
  • Safe e-portfolio of your work is kept under lock and key on our secure servers
  • Progress bar to show the work you have completed and how many tasks you still have to complete on your course
  • Detailed help centre with step-by-step instructions on getting the most from your course and how to upload assignments and contact your tutor

Course Content

This TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Care course assesses the following units:

Unit 1 – Understand the legal, policy and service framework in mental health

Unit 2 – Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings

Unit 3 – Understand Mental well-being and mental health promotion

Unit 4 – Understand Mental Health Problems

Unit 5 – Understand Mental Health interventions

Unit 6 – Understand care and support planning and risk management in mental health

This course can be taken over a 12 month period but you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.


The most important tool that all of our students have at their disposal is their tutor. When studying for a course with us you are assigned a personal tutor with indepth knowledge and experience in your chosen subject.

You are strongly advised to make use of your tutors expertise and ask questions about the course content. Your assignments are marked by your personal tutor and detailed feedback is given. As well as this your tutor will provide you with pointers and advice on where you can improve- this helps you to get the most from your courses and constantly improve your skills.


To pass this TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health Care course learners must pass 6 assignments. These are completed after navigating through the corresponding lessons and writing your answers to assignment questions. Once these have been read and marked by your personal tutor, feedback and marks are provided to students which contain helpful tips to improve work in future assignments.

Enrolment Length

All of our courses are allocated plenty of time for students to complete their studies and all materials are self-led so that you can complete the course at your own pace. Should you require additional time on one of our courses you can extend your enrolment by 30 days for an additional fee of £60.

As well as this we operate a 14 day money back guarantee on every one of our qualifications- that’s how confident we are of how you will love studying with us!


TQUK Certification

Included in the cost of this course is certification with TQUK. TQUK are an Ofqual-approved awarding body that develop nationally recognised qualifications in a variety of sectors. These qualifications are then taught by TQUK centres throughout the world to the highest levels possible.

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TQUK is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators (‘regulators’) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.


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