You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above in any subject. No prior knowledge or experience in mental health is required. You should demonstrate an interest and desire to work with adults with complex mental health difficulties. You must also show an interest in developing education in practice, therapy and skills fundamental to mental health care. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.
Months of entry
Mental health practitioners are much in demand, both nationally and locally. This course gives you the skills to practice up to Associate Practitioner level in NHS Mental Health Services.
You’ll develop knowledge in a range of therapeutic practices, assessment, ethics, and partnership and recovery working.
You also become familiar with being part of a multidisciplinary team within NHS Mental Health Services, engaging with adults experiencing complex mental health difficulties.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
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