Mental Health First Aid Course

This one day Mental Health First Aid course covers the content of the level 1 course but also expands on the effects of drugs and alcohol, incorporates the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan and covers ways in which a positive mental health culture can be supported within the workplace.

Course Content


A minimum of 6 hours spread over at least one day ideally, Ideally the course should be run in one day, but must be completed within 3 weeks of starting the course, with each training session a minimum of two hours.


A range of First Aid for Mental Health related subjects are covered including:

  • What is First Aid for Mental Health?
  • identifying mental health conditions
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation
  • Stress
  • Mental health conditions
  • Drugs and Alcohol
  • First Aid for Mental Health action plan
  • First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace


A maximum of 16 students are allowed on the course and must be a minimum of 14 years of age. A certificate can be offered to all.


A range of methods are used, including practical and questioning (open and multiple choice).


A level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. There is no expiry of the qualification, but annual refresher training is recommended.

Mental Health First Aid Course

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