Counselling and Mental Health Level 2 RQF


Interested in offering therapy and assistance for mental health? This two-course package is an excellent place to start if you’re seeking a path into this fulfilling industry. Gain a solid awareness of prevalent mental health issues with our TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness (RQF), and study the skills needed to support clients who experience mental health difficulties from our Level 2 Introduction to Counselling.

Counselling and Mental Health Level 2 RQF

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About This Course

With our complete Counselling and Mental Health Level 2 RQF online course bundle, you can unleash your potential as a counsellor and enhance your understanding of mental health in one place.

You’ll gain a solid understanding of how to provide counselling and mental health support from the comfort of your own home as you progress through these courses. These courses will give you a solid foundation in mental health and counselling while also broadening your understanding of the industry, allowing you an smooth entry into this in-demand field.

In Introduction to Counselling Level 2, you will learn about the differences between character and personality, and how they influence behaviour. Explore essential counselling approaches and the personality compass, as well as the theory of emotional intelligence and its applications in therapy.

The Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness provides a thorough understanding of the most frequent mental health issues that adults confront. You’ll be able to differentiate between the symptoms of various mental health diseases and devise successful treatment programmes for your future clients.

You’ll be well on your way to a successful career in counselling and mental health assistance with the help of your personal tutor and our pleasant student support team!

Course Units

Introduction to Counselling Level 2

Unit 1: Introduction to Counselling

Unit 2: Theories of Counselling

Unit 3: Diversity and Ethics in the Use of Counselling

Unit 4: Counselling skills and personal Development

TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness

Qualification Number: 603/0156/9

Unit 1: Understanding Mental Health

Unit 2: Understanding Stress

Unit 3: Understanding Anxiety

Unit 4: Understanding Phobias

Unit 5: Understanding Depression

Unit 6: Understanding Post-Natal Depression

Unit 7: Understanding Bipolar Disorder

Unit 8: Understanding Schizophrenia

Unit 9: Understanding Dementia

Unit 10: Understanding Eating Disorders


This course is graded using a series of assignments designed to test your understanding of the course materials. There are no external examinations required!

Required Knowledge

No previous knowledge of counselling is required for this course.

Awarding Body

Once you’ve successfully completed the courses, you’ll receive a TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness (RQF) qualification, as well as certification from National Institution of Qualifications (NIOQ) for Introduction to Counselling Level 2.

TQUK is an Ofqual-approved awarding organisation that offers RQF courses across multiple industries. Their qualifications are developed by experts and presented to centres and students with a focus on ethics and compliance. TQUK is dedicated to providing exceptional service to its customers, delivering cutting edge qualifications, and conducting rigorous assessments, all of which are subject to stringent quality assurance controls and processes.

National Institution of Qualifications (NIOQ) endorsed courses similarly undergo external quality checks to ensure that they are maintained and delivered to an excellent standard. NIOQ are a national certificating organisation, and their endorsement of our courses ensures our learners have access to high quality materials that cover all learning outcomes, helping them to achieve their potential.


Our personal tutors will be with you every step of the way to ensure your learning journey is effortless. If you have any questions, are stuck on a particular topic, or simply need some direction, your instructor will be there to assist you.

Similarly, our helpful student support team will be there to assist you with any technical challenges you may encounter. Distance learning doesn’t mean distance support!

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:

  • No hidden charges, the price you see includes everything, from tutoring to certification.
  • Our average tutor marking time is 3 working days (most providers are 10+).
  • Our customers have rated us ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot.
  • Our courses are up to date. Many providers create course content and fail to keep it up to date.
  • We are open later than any other home learning provider.
  • As many submissions as you need to complete, many providers cap how many times you can submit work.
  • All courses are fully endorsed by external awarding organisations.
  • 14 day money back guarantee or course switch.

If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!

You have 12 months to complete this course, however you can complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete this course within 6 months or less.

This is a fully recognised RQF qualification, supported nationwide by employers and industry bodies. RQF courses have various credit values which can be applied to the National Credit Transfer System.

There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 10 month period.

If you choose to pay using a payment plan, to apply you must be able to answer yes to the following:

  • Your billing address is based in the UK
  • You have a UK based bank account
  • Bill payer must be 18 or above.

No, this course is assignment based, which means you will not have to complete any exams. If your assignment doesn’t pass first time, you can retry as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.

No, this is a distance learning course, which means your assessments will be submitted and marked using our online LMS (Learner Management System).

Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast-track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).

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