Who is it suitable for?
This qualification is aimed at individuals over the age of 16 who want to gain an understanding of suicide risk and how people might react when faced with a difficult situation or circumstance. Learners will consider the impact of challenging situations on mood and behaviour and how this can lead to negative thoughts and feelings. This will provide an awareness of how suicidal thoughts can arise and identify those at potential risk of suicide.
What are the entry requirements?
Minimum age requirement of 16.
How is this qualification structured?
This is a single unit knowledge-based qualification where all content is mandatory.
How is it assessed?
A portfolio of evidence
Do you need to be working to take this qualification?
Experience in the real work environment is not required.
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:
- NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in STEPS Towards Suicide Reduction (603/6064/1)
- NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems (601/3438/0)
- NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness (600/6134/0)
- NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Working with People with Mental Health Needs (601/3434/3)
- NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health (603/2813/7)
- NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace (603/5148/2).