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Mental Health

First Aider


  • Duration:

6 hours

  • Format:


  • Qualification:

Level 2 Award

  • Certification:

eCertificate, valid for 3 years

  • Price:


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


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

You'll also discover ways to build your own mental resilience, as well as ways to contribute to a mentally healthier environment where everyone can thrive.

On successful completion, you'll be qualified as a 'Mental Health First Aider', sometimes also referred to as a 'Mental Health Champion' or 'Mental Health Advocate'.


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.

Assessment is by means of a professional discussion with your tutor, on Zoom. eCertificates are valid for 3 years, paper certificates are available on request.

This course is only available in the following format:


  • High quality, interactive eLearning based course

  • Works on any device

  • Accompanied by a comrehensive eBook

  • Tutor support via Zoom throughout

  • Practice questions prior to assessment

  • Professional discussion assessment via Zoom


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


  • 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

Ready to become a Mental Health First Aider?

Click 'Book Now' and you'll be taken to our secure payment provider. Once your payment has been made, you'll recieve access to your course materials, usually within the hour.

In light of the current situation and to support those who's mental health may have been affected by Covid-19, we're currently offering this course for...


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