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First Aid for Mental Health Online Courses

Start your learning journey in Mental Health and Wellbeing

First Aid for Mental Health is a set of courses for employees, volunteers and individuals. You can choose whether you want the Scottish (SCFQ) or English (RFQ) award.

 

NB: All the courses are standalone courses, you do not need to do Level 1 in order to do Level 2 or Level 2 to do Level 3.

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What’s included in the cost?

 

  1. Access to our online learning system packed with content, resources, a discussion forum and links to further reading which you can permanently access , providing you log-in monthly.
  2. Online guided learning sessions with a qualified facilitator
  3. A First Aid for Mental Health e-book or paperback manual
  4. Certification costs
  5. Lifetime access to a large digital library of resources

First Aid for Mental Health online public courses

 

You may want to book a public course if you don’t have enough delegates for a group course, are out of work, studying or volunteering, or want to fund the training yourself as part of your personal development.

Find out more about our public courses

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 8-hours self-study over a 6-week period.

 

 

This course covers the content of Level 1 and 2 plus includes a more thorough analysis of a mental health conditions and disorders and examines the support services provided by healthcare professionals.

Find out more about Level 3

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 4-hours self-study over a 3-week period.

 

This 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.

Find out more about Level 2

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 3-hours self-study over a 2-week period.

 

This course will provide you with the knowledge to recognise early signs of poor mental health and suspected mental health conditions, and give you the skills to start a conversation surrounding mental health.

Find out more about Level 1