Self-harm and Suicide Awareness and Prevention

This qualification is aimed at anyone seeking to improve their understanding and awareness of suicide and self-harm.

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  • Fully-funded

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  • Expert Support

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  • For Learners Aged 19+

    Learners must be currently living in England, and been in the UK/EU for at least 3 years

  • Course Duration

    8-12 weeks average course length

  • Fully-funded

    Free online course - Start now!

  • 100% Online

    Learn from the security of your own home

  • Expert Support

    Expert tutor support available

  • For Learners Aged 19+

    Learners must be currently living in England, and been in the UK/EU for at least 3 years

  • Course Duration

    8-12 weeks average course length

Accredited by Training Qualifications UK. Fully-funded via the UK Government in the form of the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

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Overview of Principles for Self-harm and Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Personal and professional situations

The knowledge individuals will gain is not sector-specific but can be applied to a broad range of personal and professional situations. 

Individuals who may find this 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.

Course units

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Self-harm and Suicide Awareness and Prevention, learners are required to successfully complete 4 mandatory units.

Mandatory units

Section 1: Understand what is meant by self-harm and suicide
Section 2: Understand the triggers which might cause someone to self-harm or attempt suicide
Section 3: Understand media and societal attitudes to self-harm and suicide

 

Section 1: Signs, thoughts, feelings and behaviour
Section 2: Understand how to initially approach someone who may be self-harming or considering suicide

Section 1: Understand the role of conversation in the prevention of self-harm and suicide
Section 2: Understand the importance of family and friend support in the prevention of self-harm and suicide
Section 3: Know support and treatment options available to individuals and families in relation to self-harm and suicide

Section 1: Understand the role of suicide prevention campaigns
Section 2: Understand the importance of encouraging healthy coping strategies
Section 3: Understanding grief following suicide and the impact it can have on individuals
Section 4: Understand the reach of grief following suicide
Section 5: Understand the importance of support for those affected by grief following suicide

Get certified

Gain a nationally recognised level 2 accredited certificate.

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Qualification benefits

88% of our learners say our courses have equipped them with vital skills to help them progress in their working life.

Build up enough knowledge, skills and confidence to transition into a new career.

Level 2 qualifications are nationally recognised and accredited, giving you the foundations to improve your job prospects.

Eligibility

Been in the UK or EU for three years for purposes other than study.

19+ at the start of the academic year.

  • Not on an apprenticeship.
  • Not completed any part of the course before.
  • 19-23-year-olds must have a level 2 or higher prior to attainment.

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Create a free account via the short form below

2

Complete the full enrolment form to prove eligibility

3

Finish a super short online Maths and English test

4

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