Certificate in Self-Harm and Suicide Awareness and Prevention | Level 2 | LCG Skip to main content

Course Overview

Anyone can be at risk of developing suicidal feelings. These feelings can be heightened by varying factors
such as changes in background, lifestyle or traumatic events. This course can help to develop key knowledge and understanding of suicide and self-harm, allowing individuals to support those in their life who need it the most.

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What will I learn?

This course is made up of four units:

  • Introduction to Suicide and Self-Harm Awareness
  • Principles of Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention
  • Recognising Signs of Suicide and Self-Harm in Individuals
  • Support for Individuals when Dealing with Grief After Suicide

Eligibility Criteria

This course is government funded, you must meet the following criteria to be able to study for free:

  • You must currently live in England    
  • You must have been resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study    
  • You must be over the age of 19   
  • You must not be on an apprenticeship

There is a £125 cancellation fee if you enrol and do not complete or withdraw from the course. This fee is to cover administration costs. 

22% Increase in hospital admissions for self-harm in children aged 8-17.
5284 Suicides were registered in 2022 in the UK.
Males account for 3/4 of UK suicides
1 in 6 people will experience mental ill health in their lifetime.

Studying made simple!

We don't like to make things more complicated than they need to be... Our courses are designed to be flexible around your work and family life. 

Step 1

Submit your enrolment form

You'll get instant access to begin your course

Step 2

We'll start processing your funding application

A tutor will be assigned to support you through your course, they can be contacted via phone, text or email

Step 3

You'll receive text reminders when your work is due

Your work will be marked by your Tutor and returned to you within 7 days.

Step 4

Submit your work

Once you've finished your course, we'll apply for your certificate. This will be posted to your home address within 6 months of completing your course.

Start your application

If you'd like to enrol, we'd love to welcome you on a course with us! 

Need support enrolling? 

If you'd like support with your enrolment, or want to make sure this is the right course for you, fill out your details below and a member of the team will be in touch. Alternatively, you can call us on 01388 741336.

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