First Aid for Mental Health

DURATION: 1 Day Programme
ID: 1D-FAMH

Who Should Attend?

This course provides learners with the knowledge to identify suspected mental health conditions as well as covering the effects of drugs and alcohol and the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan.

This 1-Day course covers the content of the Level 1 course 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.

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

Duration

A minimum of 6 hours spread over at least one day. Ideally, the course should be run in one day, but must be completed within 3 weeks of starting the course, with each training session a minimum of two hours.

Numbers

A maximum of 12 students are allowed on the course and must be a minimum of 14 years of age. A certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment.

Assessment

A range of methods are used, including practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice). Certification 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

Awarding Body

We can deliver this training course, anywhere in the country, or in our training facility. – please contact us to discuss your specific training needs