Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague.

This 2 day Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health (RQF) regulated course (in association with Paula Colman of Paco Training) covers a wide range of mental health conditions and goes into detail on the range of therapy and professional support that a person may be given by professional bodies during treatment for a mental health condition.

The course is suitable for all persons within a workplace but is aimed at those who hold a supervisory/managerial level position and who have responsibility for implementing a positive mental health culture and responsibility for First Aid for Mental Health within an organisation.

Mental Health First Aid

What is covered?

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

• What is First Aid for Mental Health?
• Identifying mental health conditions
• Providing advice and starting a conversation• Stress
• Mental health conditions
• Drugs and alcohol
• First Aid for Mental Health action plan
• First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace
• Depression
• Post-traumatic stress disorder
• Self-harm
• Suicide
• Eating disorders
• Personality disorders
• Bipolar disorder
• Psychosis
• Schizophrenia
• Anxiety

Duration

A minimum of 12 hours spread over at least two days. Ideally, the course should be run over two consecutive days, but must be completed within 6 weeks of starting the course, with each training session a minimum of two hours.

Assessment

A range of methods are used, including practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice).

Certification

Upon successful completion of the qualification assessment, Learners will be awarded the Ofqual regulated Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health.

Who can attend?

The course is simply for everyone! Some of the contents could be quite sensitive and can be upsetting to some so we would only ask you to register if you are over 16 years old. We want to ensure that we create a safe and suitable learning environment for all our attendees.

Course cost is only £150 plus vat per person

Booking a course

We can arrange to deliver our Mental Health First Aid courses onsite in your setting to groups of 6 or more. Courses delivered in your setting can be delivered during business hours or on evenings and weekends to suit your needs. We pride ourselves on our flexible approach in meeting our client’s needs. We can run a single course with a maximum of 16 delegates for this particular course with one of our trainers. Bespoke training packages can be provided and we can offer discounts on block bookings.

If you would like to talk further about the training we offer, don’t hesitate to contact Gavin or Alice on (01274) 752777 or alternatively email us your requirements to info@gemcompliancetraining.co.uk