Certificate Course in Mental Health Studies


Course Title                                     20 Hour Certificate Course in Mental Health Studies

Course Description               :

One of the highest in-demand topics in the world right now is Mental Health. People with a strong grasp of this topic are valued in the workplace and beyond. From small businesses to large corporations, the Mental Health skills are needed everywhere. Keeping that in mind, this online course is designed to make you successful by presenting you with this essential knowledge base and skill.

Whether you are brand new to the world of Mental Health, or you have training and knowledge of the subject to some extent and looking to improve your skills, this course can truly help you. By the time you finish the Mental Health course, you will have a sound grasp of Mental Health.

In this comprehensive 20 Hour Certificate Course in Mental Health Studies, you will deepen your knowledge and understanding of the importance of mental health and wellbeing. You will learn about the effects of stress on health and wellbeing and the different types and causes of common mental disorders and their symptoms and latest treatment methods.

For whom (target group):            School leavers after A/L’s in any stream, University undergraduate students in any discipline, science and health education teachers, paramedical and nursing students and nursesIf you’re considering a future career in health care, wellness, medicine, counselling, social work, psychology and Mental Health science then you may want to consider taking this comprehensive and fast-track online independent self-study Certificate level course.

Entry Requirements:                         School Leavers with any two passes at A/L’s in any stream, and Students and Graduates in any field, Law, Psychology or Social Work, Biomedical Sciences, Members of the Clergy, Teachers, Police Officers, Nurses and other healthcare students or practitioners / professionals and age not less than 19 years, and Fluency of the English language is essential.

Course Duration                      :           4 to 6 weeks (1.0 to 1.5 Months) – part time self-study

Total No. of Study Hours     :           20 Hrs. of Independent Self-Study time

12 Course Modules / Lessons:

Module-1-Introduction to Mental Health and Stress
Module-2-Depression and Bipolar Disorders
Module-4-Anxiety Disorders
Module-5-Eating Disorders
Module-6-Substance-Use Disorders
Module-7-Abuse, Neglect, Addiction Disorders
Module-8-Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder-ADHD
Module-9-Autism Spectrum Disorders
Module-10-Learning Disabilities
Module-11-Caring for Mental Health
Module-12-Methods of Mental Health Treatment

The current 2023 all-inclusive Course Fee for new Students is as follows:

For Non-IMH Students: Rs. 20,000/-

For Previous IMH Students: Rs. 15,000/- (Discounted course fee)

For Overseas / International Students: USD $65

Course fees has to be paid in full by cash, cheque, credit / debit card or via a bank transfer payment.

Final Course Assessment / Evaluation

There are only two separate assignments to be completed at home and submitted to the IMH for evaluation. Once a “pass” grade has been achieved for all three assignments the Certificate in Mental Health Studies and course transcript will be awarded to the registered student.

International Course Accreditation-1

This course is fully accredited by the Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists (ACCPH), UK




International Course Accreditation-2

This course is fully endorsed and accredited by the International Association of Therapists (IAOTH), Ireland





Course Registration / Enrollment

For course registration or further details please email us your request to enroll for this course by attaching your CV or including details of your academic and/or professional qualifications to: imh.colombo.sl@gmail.com