Certificate in Self-Harm and Suicide Awareness an Prevention

Certificate in Self-Harm and Suicide Awareness an Prevention

Distance learning courses enable you to boost your career with a nationally recognised qualification even if you don’t have the time to attend training sessions. You will work your way through the qualification submitting work every 2 weeks, achieving within approximately three months.

This qualification is aimed at anyone seeking to improve their understanding and awareness of suicide and self-harm. The knowledge individuals will gain is not sector-specific but can be applied to a broad range of personal and professional situations.

The course is split into four manageable units:

Unit 1: Introduction to suicide and self-harm awareness

Unit 2: Recognising the signs of suicide and self-harm in individuals

Unit 3: The principles of suicide and self-harm prevention

Unit 4: Support for individuals when dealing with grief after suicide

Entry requirements

The course is fully funded by the Government and to qualify, you must be aged 19 at the start of the academic year, have been resident in England for the last three years and be a UK citizen.

Learners must have a Level 2 English qualification.

Learners who are aged 19-23 must already have a full Level 2 qualification (5 GCSEs 4 and above OR A*-C, 2 AS Levels, 1 A-Level, Diploma Level 2, NVQ Level 2).

Distance Learning isn’t for everyone. If at your enrolment we feel that this mode of study may not be quite right for you, we will help you to find the one that is.

Additional resources/costs

No additional resources are required.

Future career and study opportunities

We have a wide range of distance learning courses covering many areas.

Individuals who may find this self harm training course useful to their professional life include: teachers, mental health workers, crisis helpline volunteers, support workers, individuals in a safeguarding role, parents or guardians, and others working with individuals who may be at increased risk of self-harm or suicide.

Fees Information

This course is free, however, if you do not complete your course, you will be charged £135 to cover administration and learning material costs.

For further career guidance, the National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. This service offers confidential and impartial advice and is supported by qualified careers advisers.

Contact

If you have a question about this or any other adult and professional course, email parttimeadmissions@newcollege.ac.uk or call 01793 611470

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