2 years
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About this course

This course is designed for mental health professionals nominated by an employer to undertake training and education to become an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP). You will undertake classroom based inter-professional education and 43 days of workplace learning and assessment and demonstrate the foundations of your existing mental health knowledge to become prepared for approved mental health professional practice, in accordance with National Occupational Standards.

Completion of a research methods module and a dissertation will lead to a Masters Award.

Entry Requirements

12 months experience of mental health/health and social care services.

An honours degree or demonstration of having met the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) guidance criteria for selection and recruitment.

To be eligible for entry to AMHP training modules you must hold a recognised professional qualification as a social worker, mental health nurse, occupational therapist or chartered psychologist.

You must also be nominated by an employer; meet regionally agreed employer criteria for recruitment and selection; be able to undertake the appropriate practice requirements under the supervision of an employer provided practice supervisor and assessor.