Mental Health Care Assistant


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Mental Health Care Training – High Quality Short Term Training

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Product Description

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

This 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.

Course 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).

Course content

  • Role of Mental Health Care Assistant:
    • Communication Skills
    • Equality and Inclusion
    • Health & Safety
    • Infection Control
  • Mental Health Care Act 1983 & 2005
  • Mental Illnesses:
    • Anxiety Disorder
    • Clinical Depression
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Schizophrenia
    • Dementia and Alzheimer
    • Stroke and Mental Illness
    • Epilepsy
  • Basic First Aid Awareness in Mental Health Care


The total fee for this training is £228.00. This price includes volunteer DBS, optional volunteer work placement and professional references for up to two years.


Classes will be held in our Rainham office with very easy access from Fenchurch Street Station, West Ham Station or Barking Station. Practical work experience (if required) will be arranged closer to where you live.
Should you wish to talk to us please call us on:

Tel: 0170 8557 359
Mob: 0783 8792 519