Self-Harm and Suicide Awareness and Prevention

LEVEL 2 | Mental Health Course | Length Dependent On Learner Ability

About the Course

This course has been designed to examine all the areas surrounding these sensitive topics. Learners will discover how to recognise the signs of self-harm and suicidal thoughts, as well as how to approach an individual they believe is experiencing this. They will look at managing and minimising self-harm risk, and finally, how to support individuals dealing with grief after suicide.


Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2

Establish a long-standing career pathway within the education or health and social care sectors.

Increase your awareness of this sensitive topic during a time when mental health is of vital concern.

Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college.

Course Units

  • Introduction to suicide and self-harm awareness
  • Recognising the signs of suicide and self-harm in individuals
  • Principles of suicide and self-harm prevention
  • Support for individuals when dealing with grief after suicide

Is this course for me?

Is this course for me?
Organisations will set their own entry criteria, but this is likely to include five GCSE's, (especially English, Mathematics and a Science or Technology subject); a relevant Level 2 Apprenticeship; other relevant qualifications and experience; or an aptitude test with a focus on IT skills

This course is fully funded and is available to anyone who falls within the eligibility requirements below: 

• Age 16+ 
• EU / UK Resident for 3+ years
• You will be required to have achieved Level 1 English and Maths
and achieved Level 2 English and Maths tests prior to completion

Please call 02039003091 if you have any questions about our courses!