Overview of course
This course will provide you with the knowledge to identify suspected mental health conditions and the skills to start a conversation surrounding mental health.
The course duration is a total of 5 hours. This compromises of 2 hours delivery and 3 hours of self study. The qualification is assessed by a professional discussion with the Instructor and evidenced by a recorded video call.
The training session will take place at West Suffolk College, North Cambridge Training Centre, Chatteris.
Instructor will then follow up individually with delegates to arrange the 1-2-1 Professional discussion assessment.
This qualification is available to learners aged 18 years or over. Learners must have the literacy skills to be able to read and self-learn the reference manual and additional resources.
An Award in Awareness for First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. This is accredited by FAA (First Aid Awards)
This qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement. The learner will need to complete the full course again to re-qualify for a further three years.
Further course detail
Course syllabus to include:
- What is First Aid for Mental Health
- Identifying mental health conditions
- Providing advice and starting a conversation
- Mental health conditions
This course has received some very positive feedback from delegates including the following:
"The course was very well led and was happy with the content"
Will I have to provide anything?
Learners will need access to a computer with a reasonable internet connection in order to access the distance learning resources and communicate with the Instructor.
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Days & times
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