Highfield Level 3 Award in Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace for Managers (RQF)

Description

The manager’s role is to lead, mentor and support an employee to proactively engage in their employment, contributing to the growth of an organisation and working in a way that supports the individual’s own growth as well as the organisation’s objectives and values. The management role involves supporting employees who may present with mental ill health in the workplace and this qualification provides an understanding of the basic principles relating to supporting mental health in the workplace and promoting a positive, ‘wellness at work’ culture. This qualification can be taken by learners preparing to enter employment or by those who are already in employment. This is a knowledge-only qualification that provides underpinning knowledge and understanding in relation to the principles of mental health, recognising mental ill health in self and others, supporting mental wellbeing in the workplace, understanding how to engage in mental health conversations in the workplace, how to support employees in relation to their mental health and ways to manage own wellbeing.

Course Objectives

  • Welcome and introduction
  • Understanding mental health and wellbeing
  • Understand how mental ill health affects the experience of individuals
  • Understand the mental ill health continuum
  • Understand ways to self-manage own wellbeing
  • Understand the moral, financial and legal rationale for supporting wellbeing in the workplace
  • Understand the relationship between mental wellbeing and the workplace
  • Understand ways to engage in a mental health conversation with employees
  • Understand ways to support employees in relation to their mental health and wellbeing
  • Understand the absence management and return to work process in relation to mental health and wellbeing
  • Understand ways to manage your own wellbeing in the workplace
  • Knowledge assessment

Course Prerequisites

  • This course is for learners aged 16 and above
  • Candidates need a basic command of the English language (Level 1)
  • This qualification can be taken by learners preparing to enter employment or by those who are already in employment

Course Outcome

All successful candidates will receive a certificate and a wallet-sized card specifying their qualification shortly after attending the course.

Duration

2 days

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