Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health Care RQF


Looking to lend a hand to those with mental health difficulties? This nationally recognised online RQF is an excellent entry to the industry.

Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health Care RQF

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About This Course

The TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health Care (RQF) is designed to cater to individuals seeking a deeper understanding of and the ability to aid those experiencing mental health challenges. This online course prepares you to give appropriate support in educational settings, healthcare facilities, or personal caregiving.

This certificate is an excellent starting point for those new to the mental health field or those wishing to develop their skills in aiding individuals with mental health difficulties.

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Counselling and Mental Health Level 3 RQF

Total cost if courses bought separately: £875


or £48.60 per month

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Course Benefits

This course will enable you to:

  • Enhance your understanding of various mental health issues and their impact on individuals.
  • Acquire practical skills to effectively support individuals dealing with mental health challenges, whether in professional or personal settings.
  • Study a nationally recognised qualification from the comfort of home, with the support of our industry professional assessors.

Course Units

Qualification No.: 601/4647/3

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 Settings

Unit 3: Understand Mental Well-Being and Mental Health Problems

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


These courses will be marked based on a series of written assignments that are designed to test your understanding of the course materials. There are no external exams or tests necessary!

Required Knowledge

This course does not require any prior experience or qualifications. Anyone is welcome to enrol.

Awarding Body

Upon successful completion of the course, you’ll receive a TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health Care (RQF) qualification.

TQUK is an Ofqual-approved awarding organisation that provides RQF courses in a variety of areas. Experts create their certifications, which are then given to centres and students with an emphasis on ethics and compliance. TQUK is committed to delivering cutting-edge certifications and performing rigorous checks, all of which are subject to tight quality assurance controls.


From the moment you enrol, you’ll be supported. We’ll match you with one of our industry-expert personal assessors, who will be there every step of the way to support you with your studies. They will guide and mentor you, offering feedback and guidance to ensure you’re getting the most from your learning journey.

Our student support team will also always be available to lend a hand with any other queries you may have. With 12-months of support, we’ll go above and beyond to help you succeed in your studies from the start.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, you will be able to practise as a Counsellor and gain insurance to ensure that you are covered when providing your service.

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 your course, however you can complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!

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).

There are no requirements to have completed any courses or have any knowledge of the subject area to enrol on the course. There is no application process and no questions asked when you sign up, it is accessible to anybody.

Your course will start as soon as you sign-up. You could start your journey of learning today!

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