Mental health care assistant trainingMental health care assistant works in hospitals or in the community helping people who suffer from a range of mental conditions, such as anxiety and stress-related illnesses, to more severe problems including personality disorders, eating disorders, and drug and alcohol abuse.

This mental health care assistant training course is designed for people who would like to get basic knowledge to become mental health care assistant or for those who need to know how to deal with this disability while looking after their members of family.

Mental Health Care Assistant Training Duration

This course is conducted over 1 day from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm. After theoretical part of the training, it is optional to take voluntary work for 70 hours as a mental health care assistant in a Care/ Nursing Home which can be arranged after a person has received their DBS Disclosure.

Entry Requirements

All candidates must be 18+ years old and have none criminal records.

All candidates must have a good understanding of written and spoken English.

All candidates must provide original documents required for DBS application (see terms and conditions).

Training Content

1. Code of Practice Mental Health Act 1983

2. First Aid and Safety

3. Good communication skills

4. Drugs used in mental illness

5. Awareness of mental illnesses

6. Causes of mental illnesses

7. Dementia/Alzheimer’s disease


The total fee for this training is £228.00. This price covers course materials, certificates and administration fees.

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