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 days or 4 modules over 4 days.
  • Location: Online training

Course format:

This new, 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.

Online Mental Health First Aid timing outline:

Individual Learning ahead of SessionLive Session
Pre-Module 1: 1 hourModule 1: 1 hour 45 minutes
Pre-Module 2: 2 hoursModule 2: 2 hour 20 minutes
Pre-Module 3: 2 hoursModule 3: 2 hours
Pre-Module 4: 2 hoursModule 4: 1 hour 55 minutes


We are waiting for further guidance from MHFA England on how this online training would be delivered and expect to have confirmation on this and dates available to book by Monday 1st June 2020. If you would like to be register your interest in this training, please do so below so that we can let you know as soon as courses are available to book.

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 Register Your Interest:

The Mental Health First Aid course is priced at £300 + VAT per delegate.
Individuals and delegate groups can register your interest using the form below.

2 consecutive days with time built into each day for individual learning2 separate days one week apart with time built into each day for individual learning4 individual sessions split over a fortnight with individual learning taking place in your own time4 individual sessions split over 4 weeks with individual learning taking place in your own time

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

We can run a bespoke course for groups of 10 or more delegates. Please get in touch so that we can discuss your specific requirements and your preferred dates.