Mental Health

First Aid Training Courses

Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Mental Health First Aid Training - Abingdon 

Course objectives:

 

Each year approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health condition and at least 1 in 6 employees experience common mental health problems in the workplace. Research has shown that work is the biggest cause of stress which can stop people performing at their best.

Our training helps recognise and help people suffering from mental health issues.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a training course which teaches people how to identify, understand and help someone who may be experiencing a mental health issue

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LEVEL 1

AWARENESS OF FIRST AID FOR MENTAL HEALTH 

This 4-hour course provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a range of mental health conditions, how to start a supportive conversation and when and how to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help. Learners will know how to recognise and manage stress.


Learners will not diagnose or treat mental health conditions as this can only be carried out by healthcare professionals but will gain the knowledge to identify when a person may have a condition and know where they can go to get help.

COURSE SPECIFICS

Age:                     14+

Maximum:            16 Candidates

Duration:              4 hours

Cost:                     £499.00 + VAT

Location:              Your premises

LEVEL 2

FIRST AID FOR MENTAL HEALTH 

This 6-hour qualification provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a range of mental health conditions, how to start a supportive conversation and when and how to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help. Learners will know how to recognise and manage stress and understand the impact of substance abuse.

 

They will learn about the first aid action plan for mental health, be able to put it in place and know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace.

COURSE SPECIFICS

Age:                     14+

Maximum:            16 Candidates

Duration:              6 hours

Cost:                     £699.00 + VAT

Location:              Your premises

LEVEL 3

FIRST AID FOR MENTAL HEALTH

Mental health conditions are often hidden due to stigma and fear of discrimination and research has shown that a culture of fear and silence around mental health is costly to employers. The HSE guidance 'First aid needs assessment’ refers to mental health in the workplace.

 

This 12-hour qualification provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a wide range of mental health conditions and learn about the support/therapy provided by professional healthcare providers. They will know how to start a supportive conversation and when and how to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help.

 

Learners will recognise and manage stress and understand the impact of substance abuse.


Learners will learn about the first aid action plan for mental health, be able to put it in place and understand how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace.


Learners will not diagnose or treat mental health conditions as this can only be carried out by healthcare professionals but will gain the knowledge to identify when a person may have a condition and know where they can go to get help.

COURSE SPECIFICS

Age:                     14+

Maximum:            16 Candidates

Duration:              12 hours (6 hours per day)

Cost:                     £999.00 + VAT

Location:              Your premises

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Mental Health First Aid Training

ABINGDON, UK