Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health
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Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health

Ofqual Accredited – Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) Level 1

Tel: 0203 633 5505
Mon-Fri: 07:30-18:00

Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health Course – Level 1 (RQF)

Our ½-Day Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health course is delivered by our specialist in-house qualified and experienced course instructors, through a minimum of 4 hours of classroom based theory and practical instruction.

The course is aimed at providing delegates with the skills and knowledge to start a supportive conversation, recognise a range of suspected mental health conditions, and be able to signpost an individual towards appropriate professional help.

The course is suitable for any individual seeking to gain an understanding of mental health or with a requirement to provide advice and practical support for others in the workplace. Delegates are provided with the resources and knowledge to enable them to identify signs of stress and other mental health conditions, with the aim of guiding individuals towards the correct support.

Employers and delegates should note that this training does not provide for the diagnosis or treatment of mental health conditions which should only be carried out by the requisite healthcare professionals.

Goldcross Training runs this course frequently to meet the needs of its delegates and we we are able to provide for in-house courses at your organisations venue should that be preferable.

Contact us on 0203 633 5505 or 01442 894760 for more information and to obtain our price match guarantee.

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Course Syllabus

A range of First Aid for Mental Health related subjects are covered including:

  • Defining mental health & the stigma that surrounds it
  • Factors that may impact an individuals mental health
  • The role of a first aider for mental health
  • Poviding advice to an individual suspected of suffering from mental health condition
  • When to contact the emergency services
  • Identify the signs of stress and understanding how it may be managed
  • Identifying the signs and symptoms for a range of mental health conditions

Course Pre-Requisites

The minimum entry requirement for the Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health Course is a good understanding of spoken and written English. If you have any concerns in this area, please call us on 0203 633 5505 or 01442 894760.

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Mental Health First Aid Course Locations

Goldcross have a number of Training Centre’s throughout Central & South East England where delegates can complete the, Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health, training course:

Accreditation & Recognition

The course forms part of the suite of mental health courses developed by NUCO in association with the awarding organisation First Aid Awards (FAA).  They are accredited by Ofqual and form part of the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

The qualification is valid for a period of three years and in order for delegates to keep up to date with current practice, policy and procedure (including updates to legislation) re-training is required in order to remain qualified.

Progression Opportunities:

Delegates who successfully achieve this qualification may wish to progress onto the FAA Level 2 – Award in First Aid for Mental Health, or the FAA Level 3 Award – Supervising First Aid for Mental Health.

Goldcross promises to put students & delegates first. We give vocational health & safety training of the highest standard, but at a cost everyone can afford. We were the first UK HSE trainer to offer weekend courses, due to delegate demand.

We are one of the largest independent providers of Health and Safety related training courses in SE and Central England. All of our instructors have practical and operational experience in your course of study. All prices are fully inclusive of materials and exams where applicable. All of our venues are dedicated and custom fitted for the purpose of training only.

Call Goldcross today for your Mental Health First Aid Training Needs

Tel: 0203 633 5505