Mental health first aid


This two-day course (or 4 half days online) gives delegates the skills to be mental health first aiders. The course is certificated and recognised both nationally and internationally Delegates will get a deep understanding of what mental health is and what factors can affect wellbeing.

The course teaches delegates practical skills to spot the signs of mental illness and gives them the confidence to step in and support a person who needs assistance.

  • Numbers limited to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn.
  • Through a mix of group activities, presentations and discussions, each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan.
  • Everyone who completes the course gets an MHFA manual to keep and refer to whenever they need it, and a certificate to say they are a Mental Health First Aider.

Your employees will learn and/or gain:

  • An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing.
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues.
  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress.
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening.
  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix.