First Aid Courses

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid training is designed to help to raise awareness of mental health around the workplace and to help you to gain the skills to support those affected.

How long is the Mental Health course?
Two Days

Who should attend the Mental Health First Aid?
Anyone who requires Adult Mental First Aid training.

Is the Mental Health course accredited?
The course is delivered by a Mental Health First Aid England accredited instructor.

When does my certificate expire?
3 years

Mental Health First Aid

Entry Requirements

The delegate must be aware that the course covers some sensitive subjects which some may find difficult.

Course Objectives

On completion of the course, delegates will have the relevant knowledge to be able to support distressed individuals and themselves. Delegates will have a greater understanding of the stigma that surrounds mental health issues and how to deal with them in the workplace.

What does the Mental Health First Aid course cover?

The course covers areas such as:

  • The role of a Mental Health First Aider
  • Recognising the early signs of mental health problems
  • Offering support to someone going through a mental health issue.
  • Awareness of anxiety, stress, depression and other mental health issues
  • Promoting good mental health recovery
  • Protecting those who are of harm to themselves
  • Directing someone towards relevant treatment
  • The stigma of mental health

What is required to pass the Mental Health First Aid course?

The tutor assesses the delegates throughout the course on their contribution to the below manageable parts:

  1. Depression and what is mental health?
  2. Suicide and substance misuse.
  3. Anxiety disorders, self-harm, eating disorders and personality disorders.
  4. Psychosis and building a healthy community for all.

Is this course CITB Grant claimable?

You can claim £70 as long as you provide us with your CITB Levy number either at the time of booking or on the day of the course.

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Next Available Courses

  • Wigan - 15 Oct 2020

    £250.00 + VAT

  • Wigan - 02 Nov 2020

    £250.00 + VAT

  • Manchester - 12 Nov 2020

    £250.00 + VAT

  • Wigan - 03 Dec 2020

    £250.00 + VAT

  • Manchester - 14 Dec 2020

    £250.00 + VAT

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