Supervising First Aid for Mental Health

DURATION: 2 Day Programme
ID: 2D-SFMAH

Who Should Attend?

This course goes into detail on a wide range of mental health conditions and the support and help provided by healthcare professionals. This course is aimed at those within a supervisor/ manager level within the workplace, as the designated First Aider for Mental Health

This 2-Day course goes into detail on a wide range of mental health conditions and the support and help provided by healthcare professionals. It covers the content of both the Level 1 and Level 2 qualifications but is aimed at Trainer/Assessors and/or supervisor level within the workplace.

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

Duration

A minimum of 12 hours spread over at least two days. Ideally, the course should be run over two consecutive days, but must be completed within 6 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 16 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 3 Award in Supervising 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 the full course again to re-qualify for a further three years.

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