First Aid for Mental Health
Spot the signs of mental ill health and confidently provide support with our training courses. Choose from two day, one day and half day sessions at five training centers:
All our courses are SQA certified with certificates valid for three years.
Two day course
The two-day Leading First Aid for Mental Health course is for those looking to become a certified First Aider for Mental Health within their organisation.
Upon completion of the course, certificated candidates can recognise the signs and symptoms of common mental health illnesses, and effectively guide a colleague towards the right support.
One day course
The one-day First Aid for Mental Health course is for those looking to gain an awareness of mental illness.
The course enables candidates to understand some common mental health illnesses, and support their own mental health and the wellbeing of colleagues by creating Mental Health First Aid champions within the workplace.
Half day course
The half day introductory session provides candidates with a basic foundation of mental health conditions, learning about their own mental health, and how to start a conversation with others.