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Awareness of Mental Health First Aid

Level 1 – Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)

Half Day First Aid for Mental Health Course

  • Duration – 5 hours
  • Time: 10am – 3pm
  • Cost – £65+VAT per person
  • Location: Online via Microsoft Teams

Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague. All members of the public can benefit from this course and it is a great stepping stone into First Aid for Mental Health.

This awareness course is suitable for everyone as it provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a suspected mental health condition and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost a person towards professional help either at workplace or at home.

Course Syllabus
What is First Aid for Mental Health?
Dealing with Stress
Identifying mental health conditions
Providing advice
Starting a conversation
The effects of Drugs and Alcohol
Mental health conditions
Eating disorders

Upon successful completion of the qualification assessment, Learners will be awarded the Ofqual regulated Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)/Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 4. 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 includes MHFA manual and certification per person. If you are a group, please send us an email to send you an offer with discounted prices.


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