The manager’s role is to lead, mentor and support an employee to proactively engage in their
employment, contributing to the growth of an organisation and working in a way that supports the
individual’s own growth as well as the organisation’s objectives and values. The management role
involves supporting employees who may present with mental ill health in the workplace and this
qualification provides an understanding of the basic principles relating to supporting mental health
in the workplace and promoting a positive, ‘wellness at work’ culture.
How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
How is the qualification assessed?
This qualification is assessed by 2 multiple-choice examinations.
Highfield Level 3 Award in Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace for Managers (RQF)
Highfield Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)
What is covered on this course?
Financial and legal rationale for supporting wellbeing in the workplace
Understand the relationship between mental wellbeing and the workplace
Ways to engage in a mental health conversation with employees
Support employees in relation to their mental health and wellbeing
Understand the absence management and return to work process in relation to mental health and wellbeing
Ways to manage manager’s own wellbeing in the workplace