About the Course

This Level 2 Award in Suicide Awareness qualification aims to raise awareness about suicide. Through this Level 2 Award in Suicide Awareness course, you will gain a thorough understanding of the context of suicide, the impact of stressful situations on an individual, how individuals cope differently with stressful situations, the possible effects of stressful situations on an individual’s wellbeing, how an individual’s outlook may impact their susceptibility to suicidal thoughts, and the importance of talking about suicide, suicidal thoughts, and seeking support.

Learning Outcomes of Award in Suicide Awareness

After completing this Level 2 Award in Suicide Awareness course, the learner will be able to:

  • Gain a solid understanding of the context of suicide in the UK and the importance of suicide awareness.
  • Understand different stressful situations an individual may face in their lives that may increase their suicidal thoughts.
  • Understand stress vulnerability and how an individual’s coping ability influences their response to stressful situations and the likelihood of suicidal thoughts.
  • Understand the impact stressful situations may have on an individual’s mental health.
  • Understand the importance of a conversation with an individual at risk of suicide.
  • Know how to signpost the individual to appropriate support and professional services.

Who should take Award in Suicide Awareness course?

This Level 2 Award in Suicide Awareness course is suitable for teachers, mental health workers, crisis helpline volunteers, support workers, individuals in a safeguarding role, parents or guardians, and others who work with individuals at increased risk of self-harm or suicide.

Why Choose Award in Suicide Awareness Course From The School Of Health Care?

  • Unlimited access to the course
  • Instant e-certificate and hard copy dispatch by 10 working days.
  • Course material developed by qualified professionals.
  • Self-paced learning is accessible via laptop, tablet and smartphone.
  • 24/7 Learning assistance and tutor support.
  • No hidden fees or exam charges.
  • Discounts on bulk purchases.

Assessment Method

After completing each module, you will get MCQ quizzes to assess your learning. You will move through the later modules upon successful completion (60% correct answer at least) of the quiz test. This process continues till the end of the course. Apart from this, you do not need to sit for any other assessments.


After completing the course, you can instantly download your certificate for FREE. The hard copy of the certification will also be delivered to your doorstep via post, which will cost £13.99 (if claimed by the learner). All of our courses are reviewed regularly to ensure their quality and provide appropriate current training for your chosen subject. Although certificates do not expire (in most cases), it is recommended that they be reviewed or renewed annually.

Course Curriculum

01: Understanding Suicide
Module 01: Understanding Suicide 01:00:00
Final Quiz Exam – Understanding Suicide 00:10:00

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