This two-day Mental Health First Aider course will give you:

  • a comprehensive understanding of mental health and factors that can affect a person’s mental wellbeing
  • the practical skills to spot the signs of mental health issues and associated triggers
  • the confidence to step in, reassure and to support a person in distress
  • enhanced interpersonal skills, such as non-judgemental listening
  • the knowledge to 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
  • an understanding of 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  (Option to run as ‘in-house’ course at your workplace for multiple delegates)
  • Duration: 2 days (09:30 to 16:30)
  • Location: Either in-house at your workplace, or at our location in the Lloyd’s building, 1 Lime Street, EC3M 7HA

Course format:

  • Two-day face to face course, split over two weeks
  • Learning takes place through a mixture of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities
  • Delegate numbers are limited to 12 people per course so that the instructor can provide better support for people while they learn
  • Lunch break of 1 hour (lunch not included) and 2 x 15-mins tea/coffee breaks (tea/coffee included).

Takeaways:

Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A certificate of attendance to say they are a Mental Health First Aider
  • A manual to refer to whenever they need it
  • A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support their own mental health
  • A copy of the Line Managers’ Resource, an invaluable source of advice on how to support an employee experiencing mental ill health.

Price and availability:

The Mental Health First Aider course is priced at £300 + VAT per delegate.
Individuals and delegate groups can be booked using the online tool below.

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Do you have a larger group of delegates that require training?

We can run a bespoke course for groups of 6 or more delegates. The training can be conducted either at your workplace or at our offices in the Lloyd’s building.

Please get in touch so that we can discuss your specific requirements and your preferred dates.