First Aid for Mental Health

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Practical First Aid Training Ltd

First Aid for Mental Health

This 1-Day course covers the content of the Level 1 course but also expands on the effects of drugs and alcohol, incorporates the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan and covers ways in which a positive mental health culture can be supported within a workplace.

Duration: A minimum of 6 hours spread over at least one day. Ideally, the course should be run in one day, but must be completed within 3 weeks of starting the course, with each training session a minimum of two hours.

Numbers: A maximum of 16 students are allowed on the course and must be a minimum of 14 years of age. A certificate can be offered to all,
subject to assessment.

Assessment: A range of methods are used, including practical and questions (open and multiple-choice).

A Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. 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.

£595.00 + VAT

+ £10.00pp for level 2 certificate and book

Course Content

A range of First Aid for Mental Health related subjects are covered including:

What is First Aid for Mental Health?

Identifying mental health conditions

Providing advice and starting a conversation


Mental health conditions

Drugs and alcohol

First Aid for Mental Health action plan

First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace