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Mental Health Worker
What qualifications do you need to be a mental health worker?
If you want to become a mental health worker, you'll ideally have some experience working in the sector as well as have the relevant qualifications to carry out your duties. Since the sector needs highly skilled workers, you'll ideally need a certificate-level qualification. You may choose to do further study and undertake a bachelor's degree in social work that can help you undertake roles in the mental health sector.
Upskilled has an online course in mental health that can give you the skills needed to carry out work as a mental health worker. With the course being delivered online, you'll have the opportunity to balance out your work and personal commitments. You'll also gain some practical experience through work placement in your chosen host organisation, helping you prepare for real-work scenarios in mental health.