Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health

This 4-hour qualification provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a range of mental health conditions, how to start a supportive conversation and when and how to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help. Learners will know how to recognise and manage stress.

Learners will not diagnose or treat mental health conditions as this can only be carried out by healthcare professionals but will gain the knowledge to identify when a person may have a condition and know where they
can go to get help.

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Course Information

  • What is mental health?
  • Why people develop mental health conditions
  • The role of a First Aider for mental health
  • Providing advice and practical support
  • How to recognise and manage stress
  • How to recognise a range of mental health conditions

Certification:  FAA Certificate of Training (valid for 3 years)

Course Length:  5 hours (4 hours training + 1 hour formal assessment)

The formal assessment will be carried out on a 1:1 basis, your tutor will contact you to arrange a time slot.

Maximum Participants:  12

Course Fee  

  • £480 for up to 8 participants
  • £60 per additional participant up to a maximum of 12

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