This course is suitable for everyone but has been designed to help employers to provide a positive mental health culture within the workplace and to provide learners with comprehensive knowledge on a range of the most common mental health conditions and the skills to be able to act should a condition be suspected.
Learners undertaking this course will be considered First Aiders for Mental Health and be a point of contact within the workplace to help and support those with a suspected mental health condition.
On successful completion, delegates will receive an accredited certificate: Award in First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 5.
Dumfries and Stranraer Campus
Day 1 – 08 Apr 2024 09:00
Day 1 – 16 Apr 2024 09:00
Day 1 – 13 May 2024 09:00
Day 1 – 11 Jun 2024 09:00
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
The qualification is assessed through both a practical demonstration of the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan and a multiple-choice question paper. On successful completion you will be awarded with an Award in First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 5.
Supervising First Aid in Mental Health
Course Contact Details
If you would like more information or to reserve a place on a course, please get in touch.
Telephone: 01387 734199