This new online Mental Health First Aid course teaches delegates how to recognise mental health conditions that can arise in the workplace, and how to provide assistance to someone who is experiencing poor mental health.

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of mental health and factors that can affect a person’s mental wellbeing.
  • Learn practical skills to spot the signs of mental health issues and associated triggers.
  • Have the confidence to step in, reassure and to support a person in distress.
  • Enhance your interpersonal skills, such as non-judgemental listening.
  • Help someone improve their mental health by guiding them to further support – whether it be self-help resources, services available through their employer, NHS and GP services, or professional services.
  • Learn how to keep yourself safe while performing your role as a Mental Health First Aider.
Key details:
  • Aimed at: HR personnel, Health and Wellbeing Champions, Line Managers
  • Cost: £300 + VAT per delegate
  • Duration: 2 separate days
  • Location: Online training

Course format:

This online course is based on the Adult MHFA two-day course and has the same learning outcomes; on completion learners will receive a Mental Health First Aid certificate.

Online Mental Health First Aid is made up of both individual learning activities, and a series of live sessions hosted on the new ‘MHFA England Online Learning Hub’. Individual learning will be based on a combination of videos, workbook activities and reading, which can be done at your own pace in advance of each live session. The live sessions are led by an approved MHFA England Instructor.

Learning schedule for the online Mental Health First Aid course:

Individual Learning prior to your live training sessionsLive Training Sessions
Pre-Module 1: 1 hourDay 1, module 1: 1 hour 45 minutes
Pre-Module 2: 2 hoursDay 1, module 2: 2 hour 20 minutes
Pre-Module 3: 2 hoursDay 2, module 3: 2 hours
Pre-Module 4: 2 hoursDay 2, module 4: 1 hour 55 minutes

Having completed the Mental Health First Aid course I now feel equipped to deal with an emergency situation and am aware of the more subtle signs of those who may be struggling with their mental health. Considering the prevalence of mental ill-health, I feel these are invaluable skills to have. I also picked up useful information for being proactive in managing my own mental wellbeing.

The case studies and videos of people retelling their experiences gave a fantastic insight into the reality of dealing with mental health crises. I now feel that if faced with an emergency situation, I have the tools and knowledge to manage it appropriately. 

There was a blend of self-learning, discussion, and trainer-led learning. The instructors were knowledgeable, engaging and did a great job of managing the seriousness of the subject matter, but also keeping the training enjoyable and engaging. I highly recommend the course.

Shane, Osteopath

Takeaways from this course:

Mental Health First Aider - MHFA EnglandMHFA Mental Health First Aid 2-day course materialsEveryone who completes the course gets:

  • Official MHFA England certificate to show that they are a Mental Health First Aider
  • The official MHFA course manual
  • A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support their own mental health
  • Line Managers’ Resource – an invaluable source of advice on how to support an employee experiencing mental ill health.

Price and Online Booking:

The Mental Health First Aid course is priced at £300 + VAT per delegate.
You can book your place below, or get in touch with us with any questions or queries.

 

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