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Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace


Health and Social Care

Study Mode

Part time

Start Date



4 days



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Course Overview

This qualification gives learners the skills to support colleagues with mental health problems. These skills will be gained by increasing the learner’s knowledge and understanding of mental health conditions and the principles of mental health first aid and how this can be implemented in the workplace.

What will I learn?

This course will introduce learners to different types of mental ill health. They will understand factors which may contribute to mental ill health and actions that can be taken.

They will learn how to understand how to support individuals with mental ill health within boundaries of own role and explore how to create a mentally healthy environment for individuals in a variety of settings, specifically health, social care and education settings.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications

The course will be assessed via assessed coursework.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements, but it is expected that you can write at a Level 2 functional skills level.

Additional Costs and Information

3 full days study, plus self directed study expected as part of the course.

What Could I Do Next?

Other Health & Social Care related qualifications.

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