This online qualification 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.
You will be able to demonstrate:
Module 1 – An introduction to the Qualification
Module 2 – What is First Aid for Mental Health?
Module 3 – Identifying mental health conditions and early signs
Module 4 – Providing support and starting a conversation
Module 5 – Stress
Module 6 – The following mental health conditions and behaviours – depression, anxiety, psychosis, eating disorders, suicide and self-harm
1-to-1 assessment conducted online via Zoom which takes up to 30 minutes
The minimum age is 14 years or over. This distance learning qualification requires a level of unsupervised learning and literacy skills be able to read and self-learn the reference manual and additional resources.
Weeks to Complete
Hours of Guided Learning via Zoom, either in groups or individually
Hours (minimum) of Self-Study
You will benefit from
To be awarded the qualification you must successfully pass a verbal professional discussion assessment conducted online via Zoom which takes around 30 minutes. The assessment paper is a mix of multiple choice questions and open questions with short answers.
You can choose to receive either:
The qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement.
Individual learners have 4 weeks from the date of purchase to contact us and arrange 2 x 1-hour LIVE Zoom guided learning sessions and a 30-minute assessment. The sessions and assessment need to be scheduled within a 2-week period.