This ½-Day course is aimed at providing learners with the knowledge to identify suspected mental health conditions and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost the person towards professional help.
4 hours excluding breaks
This course is offered:
On your premises, to keep costs low and maximise convenience to you
On days and times to suit you (including weekends, if appropriate)
Course content includes:
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 Level 1 Award in Awareness for First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. There is no expiry of the qualification, but annual refresher training is recommended.
Maximum number of trainees:
16 (More can be accommodated by bringing in another trainer)
Assessment and Certification:
A Certificate of attendance is provided for candidates.
Our qualified trainers come from a range of working backgrounds and all have an active professional and passionate interest in First Aid and Mental Health
A range of methods are used, including practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice)