Mental Health Support Worker

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About the course

The online Mental Health Support Worker Course will introduce the topic of mental health then explore the types, meanings, treatments and support available for both service users and support workers. This course will provide a great insight into the importance of mental healthcare teams working in the community and how to best work with and provide treatment for those diagnosed with a range of mental health conditions.

Course Syllabus

The Mental Health Support Worker Course is split into the following modules:

  • Introduction to Mental Health
  • Comprehending Mental Health Problems
  • Laws and policies concerning Mental Health
  • The Importance of Community Mental Health Teams
  • Treatments and Procedures
  • The Participation of the Service User
  • Final Assessment


To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the Mental Health Support Worker Course, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.

Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


On successful completion of this Mental Health Support Worker Course learners will receive a CPD Certificate of Achievement award from Oplex Careers.

This certificate will be produced in PDF format, hard copies of the certificate will be available at an additional fee of £9.99.

Course Format

This course is delivered online through eLearning. Learners of the course will receive instant access to our interactive student learning portal, which offers 24/7 access to the Mental Health Support Worker Course.

Course Duration

The online Mental Health Support Worker Course requires 90 hours to complete the course in full. This is only a guide to the learning hours required and it depends on how quickly an individual can absorb the information. The learning is online so it can be spread out over multiple sessions or done in one session.

Learners will have access to this course for up to 12 months from the date of joining. There is no time limit to complete the course during this period.

Tutor Support

When you are studying a course it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of tutors that want you to succeed in your studies.

As part of the Mental Health Support Worker Course you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. The academic tutors will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.


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