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ProQual Level 3 Award in Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (601/1464/2)

601/1464/2 Mental Awarness

The Level 3 Award in Awareness of Mental Capacity is a qualification for workers who have key responsibilities for delivery of care and support and /or a level of supervision within any industry.

This qualification provides an excellent platform for those learners who are taking an interest in Mental Health within the workplace. The Level 3 is great as a CPD qualification and understanding teaches the user about the mental health act 2005.

This qualification would suit a company employee who is in charge of staff wellbeing within the workplace.


  • Understand the importance of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Understand the key elements of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 
  • Understand ‘restraint’ as defined in the s6(4) Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Understand the importance of complying with the Mental Capacity Act 2005 Code of Practice when working with individuals who lack capacity

How will the qualifications be assessed?

You will work through the unit step by step with your assessor to enable you to achieve all of the units that make up the full award.

Candidates must demonstrate the level of knowledge described in the unit. Assessment is the process of measuring a candidate’s knowledge and understanding against the standards set in the qualification. Assessment guidance is included to assure consistency. Each candidate is required to produce evidence which demonstrates their achievement of all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit. Evidence can include: - assignments/projects/reports - worksheets - portfolio of evidence - record of oral and/or written questioning.


On average, most learners will complete in 3 months. Some learners may take less time depending on their personal circumstances and how much time they have to dedicate to the course. We will work at a pace that suits you. You will have full uncapped support for 6 months.


Further Information

Entry Requirements:
You must be in employment. This can be full, part-time or in a voluntary capacity.

Age restrictions

The level 3 Award is not approved for those who are under the age of 16.





What is RQF?

The Qualifications and Credit Framework (RQF Regulated Qualification Framework) is the way of recognising achievement through the awarding of credits for qualifications and individual units.

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