Supervising First Aid for Mental Health(2 day practical RQF 3)

Our Supervising First Aid for Mental Health Course is available either at your place of work over 2 days of your choosing, or at any of our training venues across the UK.

The course will equip you with the necessary skills to understand and recognise signs of mental ill health, the confidence to support and reassure a person in distress, and the knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support.

Who is the course most suitable for?

This course is ideal for anyone in the workplace, as well as individuals who wish to have a better understanding of mental health issues, and how to help.

About the course

Our two day course qualifies you as a Supervising First Aider for Mental Health, giving you:

  • A thorough understanding of mental health and mental illness
  • How to provide advice and support for a person presenting a mental health condition
  • How to recognise a range of mental health conditions
  • The first aid for mental health action plan and how to utilise it
  • The impact of substance abuse on mental health
  • How to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace
  • Understanding a range of mental health disorders and the support / therapy provided by healthcare professionals

Our Supervising First Aid for Mental Health Adult (2 day practical RQF 3) Course covers the following subjects:

Our Supervising First Aid for Mental Health Course covers the following subjects:

Day 1:

  • What is first aid for mental health
  • Identifying mental health conditions
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation
  • Stress
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • First aid action plan for mental health
  • Mental health in the workplace
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

Day 2:

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Self-harm
  • Suicide
  • Eating disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Bipolar disporder
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia

You will receive a certificate of attendance to say you are a Supervising First Aider for Mental Health, and a manual to refer to whenever you need it.

Duration: Two Days of Practical Supervising First Aid for Mental Health Training – 6 Hours each day.

If you are booking an in-house course, you are free to choose the Start / Finish times for the training. We recommend starting at approx. 9:00am as this will enable the course to finish at 16:30

Assessment: You will be assessed by your trainer during the practical sessions, and you must complete a written assessment on each day.

Certificate: On completion of the course you will receive an FAA Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health (Level 3 RQF) accredited certificate .

Where can I do it?: This course can be run at your place of work anywhere in the UK, or you can book to attend at any of our training venues.

Please contact us to discuss our latest course prices and available discounts.

Useful info

Please wear comfortable clothes and bring photo ID - our trainer will request sight of this for certification purposes.

We provide light refreshments at our training centres, but not lunch – so you may wish to bring your own or purchase your lunch at the venue or nearby.

This course suitable for learners of all confidence levels. It is designed to be engagingand dynamic with memorable training techniques that maximise recall.

Please be aware that the content of the Supervising First Aid for Mental Health course can be triggering for some individuals, as there are several sensitive subject matters that must be covered.

We advise that, before booking, learners download the Course Factsheet (available at the top of this page), and read through the course content.

If you have any questions, or would like to discuss any elements of the course, please contact us.

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* Training Credits are issued if an onsite site course is booked but not all places are used. Credits can be used at any of our open venue courses and are valid for 12 months.