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This course will give learners the knowledge and confidence to recognise and safely support an adult or young person who may be experiencing a mental health problem.

Learners will also discover ways to build their own mental resilience, as well as ways to contribute to a mentally healthier environment where everyone can thrive.

On successful completion, learners will be qualified as 'Mental Health First Aiders', sometimes also referred to as 'Mental Health Champions' or 'Mental Health Advocates'.

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This course leads a nationally recognised, regulated qualification, the...


FAA Level 2 Award in

First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)

...which means that it's quality assured to OFQUAL standards.

Following successful assessment, learners will receive an eCertificate, which is valid for 3 years. Paper certificates are available on request.

This course is available in the following formats:

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  • 6 hours training

  • Delivered at your venue

  • Any day of the week

  • 2 x half day/evening sessions option

  • Delivered by a specialist Paramedic Educator

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  • eLearning + 2 hour group webinar

  • Individual Zoom assessment via professional discussion

  • Easier to coordinate/ more flexible for learners

  • High quality, interactive eLearning works on any device

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Module 1 - Understanding Mental Health

  • Well-being and Mental Health

  • Prevalence and risk factors

  • The impact of mental health problems

  • Stigma

  • The mental health continuum

  • Substance use and mental health

Module 2 - Exploring Specific Problems

  • Stress and Reslience

  • Anxiety (inc. GAD, PTSD & secondary trauma)

  • Depression (inc. general, post-natal & SADS)

  • Eating disorders (inc. anorexia, bulimia & BED)

  • Psychosis and Schizophrenia

  • Self-harm and Suicide

Module 3 - Supporting Someone

  • The Mental Health First Aid Action Plan

  • Starting a safe and supportive conversation

  • Non-judgemental communication

  • Signposting to professional help

  • Encouraging appropriate self-help strategies

Module 4 -  Making a Difference

  • Destroying stigma

  • Building individual mental resilience

  • Developing a positive mental health culture

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  • Enjoyable training, tailored to your needs

  • Consistently outstanding feedback

  • Designed/delivered by healthcare professionals

  • Friendly and responsive customer service

  • Nationally recognised qualifications

  • eCertificates, valid for 3 years

  • Fully insured, registered and accredited

  • No charges for amendments or cancellation

  • 20% discount on your first course



We know this course will make a huge difference to your organisation and that your learners will love it too.

Our prices are determined by the format you choose and the number of learners you'd like to train. That way you only pay for what you need.

If you haven't trained with us before, we also offer a 20% discount on your first course fee.

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All of our courses are fully customisable!


The core topics are below, but if you'd like to add or remove anything, or would like to focus more on a particular area, please just let us know.


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This course is fully certified by Custom Training.


eCertificates are valid for 3 years from the date of assessment.

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  • Everything is 'custom-isable' - just ask!

  • Friendly and responsive customer service

  • No amendment or cancellation fees

  • Fully insured, registered and accredited

  • Designed and delivered by healthcare professionals

  • Interactive, practical and enjoyable training

  • Consistently outstanding feedback

  • eCertificates, valid for 3 years

  • 20% discount for new customers



We think you'll love our courses and that our prices represent excellent value for money.

We deliberately keep our prices as low as possible, so that everyone can benefit from our life-saving training.

On top of that, we also offer new customers a 20% discount on their first course.

Please get in touch for a competitive quote for great training that's tailored exactly to your needs.

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FACE-TO-FACE (groups only)

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  • Duration:

1 day (6 hours)

  • Format:

Face-to-face or Online

  • Learners:

Maximum 16

  • Qualification:

Level 2 Award

  • Certification:

eCertificates, valid for 3 years

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