Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health

Mental Health First Aid Training Courses

FAA Level 1 Award In
Awareness Of First Aid For Mental Health (RQF)

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 Classroom £100.00 pp

  • Classroom (4.5 hour course), Virtual (2 x 2 ½ hour sessions) 
  • Gives learners a good awareness of Mental Health First Aid
  • Gives learners the skills to start that difficult conversation

Upcoming Dates Online / Virtual Classroom Training

Sorry, we currently have no dates coming up for this virtual classroom training course. Would you like to do this course? Then please contact us and we'll set a date for you.

Upcoming Dates Face to Face / Classroom Courses

* Thursday 17 March 2022 - Eckington

First Aid Awards Ltd in Association with NUCO Training

Benefits of this course:

  • 37% of all work-related ill-health is due to mental health problems
  • Problems with mental health cover 45% of all working days lost
  • A whopping 12.8 million working days, or 49, 042 years, were lost due to mental health problems in 2018/19
  • 602,000 workers suffered from work-related stress, depression or anxiety in 2018/19
  • One in four people will have a mental health problem at some point during their lives
  • Whether work is causing or aggravating mental health problems, employers have a legal responsibility towards their employees
  • Work-related mental health issues must to be assessed to measure the levels of risk to staff
  • Where a risk is identified, steps must be taken to remove it or reduce it as far as reasonably practicable
  • This half day course gives people a good awareness of mental health in the workplace
  • For a more complete introduction, see our full day First Aid for Mental Health or two day Supervising First Aid for Mental Health courses

Course Contents

  • What is Mental Health?
  • Why people develop mental health conditions
  • What the role of a mental health first aider is
  • Knowing how to provide advice and practical support
  • Knowing how to recognise and manage stress
  • Recognising a range of mental health conditions:
  • - Depression
  • - Anxiety
  • - Psychosis
  • - Eating disorders
  • - Suicide
  • - Self-harm:

Our Reviews


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Really interesting and relaxed. Good location. The course was fun and engaging.

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Accredited, Ofqual regulated qualification

First Aid Awards Ltd in Association with NUCO Training

This Awareness of Mental Health First Aid Course is a nationally recognised, Ofqual regulated qualification accredited by First Aid Awards.

This means that you can be rest assured that your Mental Health First Aid Certificates fulfil the upcoming legal requirements and are a very good way to make sure you and your employees have a supporting workplace to deal with staff's mental health conditions.

The Ofqual Register number for this course is 603/3768/0

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