First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)

FAA-2c-blue279+bk-APPROVED-v3This 1-Day course covers the content of the Level 1 course (A ½-Day course aimed at providing learners with the knowledge to identify suspected mental health conditions and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost the person towards professional help) 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.


The course is delivered on one day between 9.30am – 4.30pm.


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 • Stress
• Mental health conditions
• Drugs and alcohol
• First Aid for Mental Health action plan
• First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace 


Assessment takes place throughout the day using observation of discussions, practical scenario work and questioning through an open and multiple-choice paper. 



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. 

Course Dates and times:

21/11/2019 – 9.30 – 4.30

04/12/2019 – 9.30 – 4.30

15/01/2020 – 9.30 – 4.30


Riverside Conference Centre


The course is £135 which includes: registration, resources and certification. We can offer discounts for bookings of 3 people or more.


If you would like to take the part in the course please complete the Booking Form and follow instructions for payment.

On the booking form please select the date on which you would like to take the course.

The above course is open for individuals to book but we also have the capacity to deliver bespoke training in the workplace. If this is something your business is interested in then drop us a line and we can provide a quote.

Tel : 07709 300765