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Mental Health Act Training | Online CPD Course


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Mental Health Act Training | Online CPD Course 

Mental Health Act Training | Online CPD Course - ELearning | The Mandatory Training Group

Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online Mental Health Act training course. This Mental Health Act e-learning course was developed to meet the statutory and professional requirements of those who look after people with mental health disorders. This Mental Health Act training course also includes key aspects of the code of practice and the guiding principles for health and social care professionals. 

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Who is this Mental Health Act training course for?

The Mandatory Training Group’s Mental Health Act eLearning course should be completed by nurses and other healthcare and social care staff. This includes unpaid and voluntary staff working in NHS and private hospitals, locum doctors, locum allied health professionals, agency nurses and healthcare assistants who work with people with mental health disorders. This Mental Health Act online training is also relevant for health and social care support workers, including charities, nursing and residential home staff.

This Mental Health Act training course can be taken as a standalone CPD course or as part of the wider online mental health awareness training courses. Your employer may also ask you to complete the Mental Health Act training together with candidate mandatory training courses depending on your job role. 

This online Mental Health Act course covers the main points relating to the Mental Health Act itself, as well as the code of practice and the five guiding principles. It has additional online learning resources that provide more details for learners to refer to during the course and in practice.

Course aims and objectives

The aims and objectives of this online Mental Health Act training course are to:

  • To provide the learner with a clear understanding of the legislation and guidelines related to the Mental Health Act
  • To provide an awareness of the four steps compulsion pathway and the code of practice
  • To provide an understanding of the now broader professional roles and guidance relating to electroconvulsive therapy
  • To improve the learner’s awareness of how mental health tribunals work and the guiding principles for health and social care professionals
  • To provide essential learning resources relating to the Mental Health Act in an engaging and meaningful way
  • To provide a FREE blended learning environment that is available to all individuals and businesses

What is covered in this course?

This online Mental Health Act training course covers the following:

  • Introduction into the Mental Health Act
  • The key aspects of the Mental Health Act
  • The four step compulsion pathway
  • The Mental Health Act code of practice
  • Broadening professional roles under the Mental Health Act
  • Electroconvulsive therapy guidance 
  • Mental health tribunals
  • The five Mental Health Act guiding principles
  • Additional online learning resources and references relating to the Mental Heallth Act 

Assessment and certification

At the end of this online Mental Health Act course, learners will be required to complete an online assessment. On successful completion of the knowledge test (80% pass mark), learners will be able to download a FREE CPD certificate that is valid for one year.

We can also provide classroom based training at any suitable UK venue. Contact our Support Team on 02476 100090 or via Email to make a booking.

Course accreditation

The content of this Mental Health Act training course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Course duration

It will take approximately 45 to 90 minutes to complete this mental health act e-learning course. The length of time to complete the course depends on the following:

  • your prior knowledge and experience about mental health
  • how quickly you can study and absorb the learning materials
  • how much you can pace yourself once started 

You are in full control of how long it takes to complete the course. You can go through the course in one sitting, or pause and come back later. Your progress will be recorded throughout and you will be able to start where you previously left off.

You can revise the online learning materials as many times as you like. Even after completing the course successfully (and obtaining your CPD) certificate, you will still have access to your learning materials for 365 days. 

Payment and additional information

After adding this online Mental Health Act training course to the shopping cart (by selecting Add to Cart), you will be able to make a secure payment using all major credit and debit cards. You can also make a secure payment through PayPal.

Mental Health Act Training for Administrators

Once you have purchased your Mental Health Act e learning course, you will be sent a confirmation e-mail. You will then receive a link and login details to access your e-learning course (s) within 24 hours of purchase.

Why is mental health act training important?

This mental health act e-learning course was developed to meet the required learning outcomes in the Skills for Health’s UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) recommendations for health and social care providers.

Mental health act training - meeting employers' legal obligations

The Mandatory Training Group's online mental health act course helps UK employers and employees alike to fulfil the health and safety regulations. Our mental health act courses provide the essential knowledge and understanding as required by regulatory authorities.

Why choose The Mandatory Training Group’s mental health act training course?

There are benefits of choosing The Mandatory Training Group as your e-learning training provider, including:

√ National Skills Academy for Health national delivery partner √ UK accredited e learning provider √ nationally recognised CPD certificates √ SCORM compliant elearning courses √ TIN CAN compliant e-learning courses √ interactive online learning courses √ free blended learning environment for individuals and organisations √ competitively priced online training courses √ meet UK compliance requirements √ reduce organisational carbon footprint √ immediate access to online learning materials √ minimise travel costs and man hour costs of classroom training √ minimise hours and days spend away in classroom training √ download or print CPD certificates on completion

Organisational e-learning 

Are you responsible for organisational training and development or organisational statutory and mandatory compliance? You may want to find out more about how Learning Management System (LMS) may help your organisation. With out interactive LMS, managers and administrators can easily:

  • set up a FREE blended learning environment;
  • upload essential documents;
  • upload individual and group learners;
  • manage learners, including tracking progress
  • review who has completed training
  • download/print training reports for compliance audits

You can also browse our e-learning course catalogue to find out more about our statutory and mandatory training courses. Alternatively, contact our Support Team on  02476 100090 or via Email, stating your specific e-learning requirements.

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