First Aid for Mental Health Qualifications – Overview

Our next First Aid for Mental Health – Level 2 Public Open Course

Starts on the 1st September 2022

Taking one of our First Aid for Mental Health qualification means your course and award is fully recognised in Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland by the official SCQF and RQF educational awarding bodies with a particular focus on mental health in the workplace.

 

Considerations must be made when integrating Mental Health First Aiders in the workplace. These considerations include a wider system of support, supervision, guidance, safeguarding and due diligence.

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How will I benefit from these regulated qualifications?

 

You will benefit from

 

  1. Access to our user-friendly, interactive online learning system
  2. Lots of additional content that complements the qualifications with supplementary resources, links for further reading, lots of signposting information, a discussion forum and more!
  3. Live online Zoom sessions with a qualified facilitator
  4. A First Aid for Mental Health manual to refer to whenever you need it
  5. A digital certificate from an educational awarding body
  6. Lifetime access to a large digital library of updated resources
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Supervising/Leading First Aid for Mental Health (Level 3)

This course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider

 

Total time: 6-hours guided learning and a minimum of 9-hours self-study over a 6-week period.

 

This online course covers the content in Level 1 and 2 awards and then goes into more detail on a wider range of mental health conditions, and the support and help provided by healthcare professionals.

Your investment in this 6-week course is

 

To invest in up to 12 members of staff in-house is £2800 + VAT.

 

To invest in an individual place where the guided learning takes place 1-on-1 is £450 + VAT.

First Aid for Mental Health (Level 2)

This course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider

 

Total time: 3-hours guided learning and a minimum of 6-hours self-study over a 3-week period.

 

This online 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 in the workplace.

Your investment in this 3-week course is

 

To invest in up to 12 members of staff in-house is £1500 + VAT.

 

To invest in an individual place where the guided learning takes place 1-on-1 is £300 + VAT.

Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health (Level 1)

This course is an introductory course only and does not qualify you as a Mental Health First Aider

 

Total time: 2-hours guided learning and a minimum of 4-hours self-study over a 2-week period.

 

This online course provides you with the knowledge to recognise potential early signs of poor mental health, to learn about mental health conditions, give you the skills to start a conversation and if necessary, signpost the person towards professional help.

Your investment in this 2-week course is

 

To invest in up to 12 members of staff in-house is £1200 + VAT.

 

To invest in an individual place where the guided learning takes place 1-on-1 is £200 + VAT.

First Aid for Youth Mental Health

This course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider supporting Young People

 

Total time: 3-hours guided learning and a minimum of 6-hours self-study over a 3-week period.

 

This online course has been designed with children and young people in mind (includes all children and young people up to the age of 18). It will provide you with the knowledge and skills to recognise early signs of poor mental health in young people, and give you the skills to start a conversation and if necessary, signpost the young person towards professional help.

Your investment in this 3-week course is

 

To invest in up to 12 members of staff in-house is £1500 + VAT.

 

To invest in an individual place where the guided learning takes place 1-on-1 is £300 + VAT.