TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Self-harm and Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Qualification reference: 603/5911/0

Level: TQUK Level 2

  • Improve your understanding and awareness of suicide and self-harm.
  • Be awarded the TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Self-harm and Suicide Awareness and Prevention* – a nationally recognised qualification, regulated by Ofqual in England
  • Available to study online via the EQUAL platform

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement.

Course overview

The knowledge gained from this training is versatile and can be applied to a wide range of personal and professional contexts. Professionals who may find this self-harm training course beneficial include teachers, mental health workers, crisis helpline volunteers, support workers, individuals in safeguarding roles, parents or guardians, and anyone working with individuals who may be at an increased risk of self-harm or suicide.

We take the safeguarding of individuals emotional and physical wellbeing exceptionally seriously and some topic and subjects covered in this programme can be upsetting for learners. While made every effort has been made to include trigger warnings where appropriate, it is important to acknowledge that we cannot know or understand potential triggers for all learners. This course is designed to provide training and further knowledge and should not be undertaken as a form of non clinical therapeutic intervention or counselling.


Unit Breakdown

  • Introduction to suicide and self-harm awareness
  • Recognising the signs of suicide and self-harm in individuals
  • The principles of suicide and self-harm prevention
  • Support for individuals when dealing with grief after suicide

Practical training

No practical training is required to complete this course.

*TQUK registration fee applies – See Level and Qualifications