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SQA Mental Health and Wellbeing Awards (SQA)

Why this award?

These awards aim to:

  • reduce stigma surrounding mental health
  • arm young people with healthy coping strategies
  • promote knowledge of the impact of mental health on behaviour
  • dispel myths surrounding mental health
  • promote understanding of positive and negative impacts on mental health
  • help individuals to make the right choices
  • promote understanding of the potential uses and impact of social media and the internet
  • create resilience

Who is it for?

The Awards are suitable for:

  • learners who are at school or who may have just left school
  • mature candidates who may have been out of education for a long period of time
  • individuals who are currently in employment and wish to obtain a formal qualification
  • learners who want to study at a pace and style that they determine
  • employees who want to improve their knowledge and understanding of mental health and wellbeing
  • individuals who are seeking national recognition of their achievements
  • employers who wish their employees to take part in short, continuing professional development courses

What time commitment is required?

‚Äč120 hours

Is the award externally accredited?

These awards are SQA accredited and sit on the SCQF at Levels 4 and 5

Case study: SQA Mental Health and Wellbeing Award - Experiences in delivery

Provider: SQA

Website: Click here

Budget: Award Fee

For Ages: 14 - 26+

Time to Complete: 120 Hours


  • Achievement
  • Gain new skills

Type of Involvement:

  • With Others

Award Recognition:

  • SCQF Credit rated
  • Scottish Qualifications Certificate

Meeting Frequency: Ad Hoc


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