First Aid for Mental Health

Mental Health First Aid shows you care about your workers

Mental Health First Aid Training Courses

FAA Level 2 Award In
First Aid For Mental Health (RQF)

Free CPD!

Book an Ofqual Regulated course with us, and receive a FREE CPD accredited training course!

 Classroom £150.00 pp

  • Classroom (1 day course), Virtual (3 x 2½  hour sessions)
  • Gives learners knowledge of Mental Health First Aid
  • Gives learners the skills to help those with mental health problems and improve mental health in the workplace

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

MHFA1 - online
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 full day Mental Health First Aid course gives a good grounding to help others in the workplace
  • For those in a supervisor or managerial role, we recommend our two day Supervising First Aid for Mental Health course

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
  • Understand the impact of substance abuse on mental health
  • Understand the first aid action plan for mental health and be able to put it in place
  • Know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace
  • Recognising a range of mental health conditions:
  • - Depression
  • - Anxiety
  • - Psychosis
  • - Eating disorders
  • - Suicide
  • - Self-harm:

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Accredited, Ofqual regulated qualification

First Aid Awards Ltd in Association with NUCO Training

Our Mental Health First Aid Courses are nationally recognised, Ofqual regulated qualifications accredited by First Aid Awards Ltd in association with NUCO Training.

This means that you can be rest assured that your Mental Health First Aid Certificates fulfill 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 603/3769/2

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