The course is suitable for all persons within a workplace but is aimed at those who hold a supervisory/managerial level position and who have responsibility for implementing a positive mental health culture and responsibility for First Aid for Mental Health within an organisation.

First Aid for Mental Health Book

This course builds on the 6-hour Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health course and covers a wider range of mental health conditions and goes into detail on the range of therapy and professional support that a person may be given by professional bodies during treatment for a mental health condition.

Syllabus
A range of subjects are covered including:

What is First Aid for Mental Health?
Identifying mental health conditions
Providing advice and starting a conversation

Drugs and alcohol
First Aid for Mental Health action plan
First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace

A large range of Mental Health conditions covered in detail

Upon successful completion of the qualification assessment, Learners will be awarded the Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health.

 

This course is available as a Group Booking anywhere in the UK, however Open courses for individual places are only run from our Training Centre in Berkshire.

Course Duration (excluding breaks)

12 hours

Maximum students per course

12

Minimum age

14

Individual Price

£150

Group price

£1050

Group Pricing assumes that the Client provides a suitable training venue


  • Define mental health
    • Indicate understanding of the stigma surrounding mental health
    • Identify factors that can affect a person’s mental health
    • Understand the role of a First Aider for mental health
  • Know how to provide advice and practical support for a person presenting a mental health condition
    • Outline the advice that should be provided to a person suffering from a suspected mental health condition
    • Know when to contact the emergency services in respect of first aid for mental health
    • Know how to recognise and manage stress
    • Identify signs of stress
    • State how stress can be managed
  • Identify signs and symptoms of the following
    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • Psychosis
    • Eating disorders
    • Suicide
    • Self Harm
  • Understand the impact of substance abuse on mental health
    • State potential effects of alcohol and drug abuse on a person’s mental health
    • Understand the first aid action plan for mental health and be able to put it in place.
  • Demonstrate the application of the first aid action plan for mental health
    • Know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the work place
    • State key factors in providing a positive mental health culture in the workplace​
    • Know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace
  • A large range of Mental Health conditions covered in detail