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Mental Health First Aid Course

The Mental Health First Aid course provides the knowledge and tools you need to become a qualified mental health first aider.

This Mental Health First Aid Training is designed for anyone looking to improve their knowledge about mental health first aid in the workplace.

Firstly, you will learn different mental health issues and how to recognise them in yourself in others. Secondly, you will discuss how to recognise symptoms and be able to guide people towards the right mental health support.

Overall, the knowledge that you gain will assist you when supporting others struggling with their mental health in the workplace.

Why Take the Mental Health First Aid Course?

Anyone who wants to become an adult mental first aider should attend this course. The course will give you various skills that will help you provide support to those who need it.

You will learn how to empower someone to access the support they need for recovery or successful management of symptoms.

You will also gain the skill of active listening, which will not only help in mental health-related circumstances but in everyday life. Non-judgmental listening is a key trait to have and can be highly transferable.

What Does the Mental Health First Aid Course Involve?

This course covers some sensitive subjects and topics. For full details on what’s covered in this training, keep reading.

How is the Mental Health First Aid Course Delivered?

This course can be delivered in the following ways:

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You can attend this course in a classroom at one of our training venues across the country.

Individuals and companies booking on their behalf can book one or more places over the phone or through our website.

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3B Training can deliver courses for a group of your employees in-house at your site or venue of your choice.

This Mental Health First Aid course can also be delivered as an in-house course, specifically for your delegates.

We can arrange for the course to be delivered via remote learning at one of our venues or a venue of your choice.

In-house mental health training can be very effective for a group who works together. The familiarity can encourage discussion between delegates, get them to share personal experiences and share company relevant examples.

We quote all of our in-house courses on a case-by-case basis. The price will vary depending on location and delegate numbers.

For a quote, complete the in-house enquiry form on this page, and one of our friendly team will be in touch.

3B Training offer a variety of eLearning courses.

This course is also available to complete online via eLearning.

The eLearning course is an ideal alternative for those who don’t have time to attend a set course date, and prefer to complete the course independently.

This delivery format is also a good option for anyone who finds learning difficult in the classroom.

For more information, visit our Mental Health in Construction eLearning course page.

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£25 + VAT

Benefits of this Mental Health First Aid Course:

  • Gives you the confidence to start a conversation with anyone with mental health issues
  • Able to help and support people with mental health issues
  • You will learn how to become an active listener and how to show empathy towards others
Mental Health First Aid Course Content

The content covered in this course is designed to raise awareness of mental health in the workplace. It will also help you gain the skills you need to support those affected.

Please note: The trainer will cover some sensitive subjects which some delegates may find distressing.

The course content will cover the following subject areas:

The role of a Mental Health First Aider

Your roles and responsibilities in the workplace, and promoting good mental health recovery.

Recognise poor mental health and provide first-level support

Encourage someone to access professional and other supports

Practice active listening and empathy

Converse with improved mental health literacy

Understand boundaries and confidentiality

Practice self-care


The trainer will assess you throughout the course on your contribution.

learnt a lot more than i thought i would do, especially with certain types of language to use with different people, very insightful course and well presented by Phil.
Colin Richmond


  • How long does the Mental Health First Aid Course Take?
    How long does the Mental Health First Aid Course Take?

    The Mental Health First Aid course is two days long.

  • Is the Mental Health First Aid Course Accredited?

    This course is accredited by MHFA England, and one of their instructors delivers this course.

    On completion of the course, your certificate will be sent directly to you to download digitally. You will need to renew your certificate three years after course completion by attending the course again.

  • Is this Mental Health First Aid Course CITB Grant Claimable?

    Yes, companies who are CITB registered can claim for each delegate who successfully pass this course.

    You can find the list of short courses and the grant amounts you can claim here: CITB Grant Value for Short Courses

  • What is Mental Health First Aid?

    Mental Health First Aid is a training program that gives anyone the skills and knowledge to support someone struggling with their mental health.

  • What is a Mental Health First Aider?

    A Mental Health First Aider is anyone who has completed a Mental Health First Aid course. This course will equip them with the skills and knowledge to support someone struggling with mental health issues.

  • How to become a Mental Health First aider?

    You can become a Mental Health First aider by completing our Mental Health First Aid training here at 3B Training.

Next Available Course Dates - Mental Health First Aid Course

Next Available Course Dates - Mental Health First Aid Course

  • Blackburn

    3B Training
    Unit 6
    Point 65 Business Centre,
    Greenbank Way,
    BB1 3EA

  • Derby

    23 Royal Scot Road
    DE24 8AJ

  • Doncaster

    Unit 1 Meadow View
    Durham Lane
    DN3 3DY

  • Leeds

    25 Bradford Road
    LS27 7HN

  • Leigh

    Unit 5
    English Street Business Park
    English Street
    WN7 3EH

  • Liverpool

    Partnership for Learning
    South Road
    L24 9PZ

  • Manchester

    The Forum
    Tameside Business Park
    Windmill Lane
    M34 3QS

  • Wigan

    Stratus House
    Swan Lane
    Hindley Green
    WN2 4EY

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