Accredited First Aid for Mental Health – Level 1
Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague.
This is an introductory 4 hour awareness course in first aid for mental health, aimed at providing learners with the knowledge to identify suspected mental health conditions as well as the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost a person towards professional help.
What is Covered by the course:
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
• Mental health conditions
A Level 1 Award in Awareness for First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. This qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement. It is strongly recommended that you attend an annual refresher training. You will need to complete the full course again to requalify for a further three years.