This course is suitable for everyone in a workplace as it provides learners with the ability to identify suspected mental health conditions as well as the skills to reduce stigma, start a conversation and be able to signpost a person towards professional help.
A range of First Aid for Mental Health related subjects are covered including:
• What is First Aid for Mental Health?
• Identifying mental health conditions
• Providing advice and starting a conversation
• Mental health conditions
A maximum of 16 students are allowed on the course and must be a minimum of 14 years of age. A certificate can be offered to all,
subject to assessment.
A range of methods are used, including practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice).
A Level 1 Award in Awareness for First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. This qualification is
valid for three years from the date of achievement. It is strongly recommended that the learner attends annual refresher training. The learner will
need to complete the full course again to requalify for a further three years.
Course duration: 4 hours
Please note we are not associated with Mental Health First Aid England, MHFA or MHFA England