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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Preston Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our Postgraduate Certificate in Mental Health incorporates Approved Mental Health Professional training and uses an in-depth approach to developing skilled AMHP practitioners We deliver standard and bespoke AMHP core training and CPD, blending core professional AMHP training with values-based and evidence-based practice.

This programme is for qualified and professionally registered mental health practitioners, including social workers, mental health and learning disability nurses, occupational therapists and clinical psychologists.

Usually you will be nominated and funded by your local authority, but this course is open to applicants who meet the entry requirements, including practitioners working outside of a local authority too.

Our trainees have said they’ve been ‘keen and motivated to learn’ and the teaching methods, content and style of delivery have led to a ‘shift in thinking’ for them. Our course has been developed in collaboration with regional local authorities.

Why study with us

  • Our course draws on the expertise of practising AMHPs, academics, researchers, lawyers, service users and carers.
  • The course reflects the needs of our local employers and stakeholders and is continually shaped in response to feedback.
  • Build on and refine the skills and values needed to work as an autonomous, competent practitioner.

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University information

University of Central Lancashire

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 35 1

    31st out of 72 8

    32nd out of 83 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    120 49%

    33rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    28th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    140 71%

    16th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    43rd

    22
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    133 77%

    17th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    53rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    38th

    17

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