First Aid for Mental Health Qualifications (RQF)
Each year approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health condition and at least 1 in 6 employees experience common mental health problems in the workplace. Research has shown that work is the biggest cause of stress which can stop people performing at their best.
Who are the courses for
We offer a range of courses in First Aid for Mental Health from increasing awareness around mental health, to supervising First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace. There is a course to suit you whether it’s just learning more about mental health or learning how you can help colleagues, family and friends. The Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications allow you to act as the workplace First Aider for Mental Health.
All courses are Ofqual and RQF recognised qualifications.
What will I study?
Level 1 First Aid for Mental Health Awareness – ½ Day
This 4-hour qualification provides you 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. You will learn how to recognise and manage stress. You will gain the knowledge to identify when a person may have a condition and know where they can get help.
Level 2 First Aid for Mental Health Qualification – 1 Day
This popular 1-day course covers the content of the Level 1 qualification and 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.
Level 3 Supervising First Aid for Mental Health Qualification – 2 Day
The 2-Day course covers all of Level 1 and Level 2 course content as well as modules on:
The qualifications will not allow you to diagnose or treat mental health conditions as this can only be carried out by healthcare professionals. They will equip you with the skills and knowledge to identify when a person may have a condition and know where you can go to get help.
Do I need any Pre-requisites to undertake a course?
The qualification is available to learners aged 16 or over.
It is recommended that learners should hold a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or equivalent to undertake this qualification.
What does the course include?
How will I be assessed?
A range of methods are used, including practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice).
Do you have specific training needs?
Please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07974095011 to discuss any specific training needs.
1/2 Day - Level 1
First Aid for Mental Health Awareness
1 Day - Level 2
First Aid for Mental Health Qualification
3 Day - Level 3
Supervising First Aid for Mental Health Qualification
Dates & Venue
Training available at dates to suit you, on-site or at local venues.
Please call or email us to get your First Aid for Mental Health (RQF) course quote.
Telephone: 07974 095011
Pay for your First Aid for Mental Health (RQF) course here:
First Aid Courses
FIRST AID For Mental Health Qualifications
Telephone: 01480 456333
60 Belle Isle Crescent