1st AID FOR MENTAL HEALTH

Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition and it is now more vital than ever we begin the process of removing stigmas and getting an educated understanding of the signs, symptoms and what support we can provide. This could be for ourselves, family members, friends or colleagues.

This course is suitable for everyone, and has been designed to help employers and community groups including sport clubs, create a positive mental health culture and provide learners with comprehensive knowledge on a range of the most common mental health conditions, and the skills to be able to act should a condition be suspected.

These various courses ranging from level 1 to level 3, providing learners with the knowledge to identify suspected mental health conditions, and the skills to start a conversation in which they can support or signpost the person towards professional help if needed.  The higher level courses expand on the effects of drugs and alcohol, incorporates the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan, and cover ways in which a positive mental health culture can be supported within a workplace or organisation.

Common syllabus 

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 

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

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Certification 

A appropriate level Award in First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner subject to successful assessment. These qualifications are 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 re-qualify after three years. 

Course cost:

The cost or the course ranges from £95 (Level 1) to £225 (level 3). The course fee includes: registration, resources (including handbook), delivery and certification. We offer discounts to organisations who wish to book 4 or more people onto a course.

Course length:

We deliver courses across 3 levels which means you can chose a course that is suitable for you staff, members, volunteers or organisational needs.  As the courses increases in level, so do the number of hours needed to complete the course. This helps us ensure we cover the increased subject knowledge.

Level 1 – 4 Hours (1 day)

Level 2 – 6 Hours (1 day)

Level 3 – 12 hours ( Over 2 days)

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Booking:

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

Email: freemoovement@hotmail.com