Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health - Half day

The half day introductory session – Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health course provides candidates with a basic foundation of mental health conditions, learning about their own mental health, and how to start a conversation with others.

This course is only available on customer premises. To discuss further please contact us on 0300 4 666 999 or email

The Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health related subjects covered are:

  • What is First Aid for Mental Health?
  • Identifying mental health conditions
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation
  • Stress
  • Mental health conditions

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for those who want to gain a basic introduction to mental health.

The minimum age to attend this course is 14 years old.

How long does the course last?

Courses last for four hours. Candidates are required to complete four hours of training and assessment.

It is therefore necessary that candidates are able to attend for the whole duration of the course.


9.00am until 1.00pm, or 1.00pm until 5.00pm.


Candidates will be assessed throughout the course. A range of methods are used, including practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice).


Successful candidates will receive a certificate which is valid for three years.

Important information

Please be aware that this course focuses on employees in the workplace and covers subjects that some people may find distressing. Do not book your candidate(s) onto this course without firstly checking with them that they feel comfortable in attending.

Need more information?

If you need further information regarding our Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health courses please call 0300 4 666 999 or email

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