Level 2 Certificate in 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. 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 self harm training 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.
The Skills Network takes the safeguarding of individuals emotional and physical wellbeing exceptionally seriously. Some courses and subjects covered in programmes can be upsetting for learners and, although The Skills Network has made every effort to include trigger warnings where appropriate, it is important to acknowledge that we cannot know or understand potential triggers for all learners. Our courses are designed to provide training and further knowledge and should not be undertaken as a form of non clinical therapeutic intervention or counselling.
This course is equivalent to a level 5 in Scotland based on the Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework.
8 to 12 weeks on average
(E-certificates upon achievement)
- Fully online course
- Study from anywhere, at any time
- Gain an accredited level 2 qualification
- Equivalent to a Scottish level 5 based on the Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework
- Nationally recognised
- Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
- Perfect for beginners
- Unlimited support from qualified tutors
- Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
- No hidden costs
Cost and Funding Information
England and Scotland Only
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Unit 1: Introduction to suicide and self-harm awareness
Unit 2: Recognising the signs of suicide and self-harm in individuals
Unit 3: The principles of suicide and self-harm prevention
Unit 4: Support for individuals when dealing with grief after suicide
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