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Mental Health


Level 1  |  half day


  • Duration:

Half day (4 hours)

  • Format:


  • Learners:

Maximum 16

  • Qualification:

Level 1 Award

  • Certification:

eCertificates, valid for 3 years

This course is for a group of learners.  Looking for a course for individuals?


The course will give learners an awareness of mental health and how appropriate initial support can be provided to an adult or young person who may be struggling.

They will also learn about ways that they can challenge stigma and contribute to a positive mental health culture where everyone can thrive.



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


FAA Level 1 Award in

First Aid for Mental Health Awareness (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.


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

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 -  Making a Difference

  • The Mental Health First Aid Action Plan

  • Destroying stigma

  • Building individual mental resilience

  • Developing a positive mental health culture

This course is only available in the following format:


  • 4 hours training

  • Delivered at your venue

  • Any day of the week

  • Evening or weekend option

  • Delivered by a specialist Paramedic Educator


  • 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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