Management Training

Online Delivery - FAA Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health

Mental health issues in the workplace exist and effect all individuals. Businesses are now, more than ever, encouraged to take ownership of employee wellbeing and we can help you achieve this.
This course encompasses the content of the Level 1 and Level 2 First Aid for Mental Health Awards courses and incorporates the first aid action plan for mental health and how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace. Learners will gain the knowledge to identify when a person may have a mental health condition and know where they can go to get help.
Who Should Attend?
This course is suitable for trainers, assessors and supervisors who want to gain an awareness of mental health first aid in the workplace.
Entry Requirements
This qualification is available to learners aged 18 years or over. Learners must have the literacy skills to be able to read and self-learn the reference manual and additional resources.
The learner will need access to a computer with an internet connection in order to access the distance learning resources and communicate with the Trainer/Assessor.
Course Duration
14 hours total qualification time.
Method of Assessment
The qualification is assessed by a professional discussion with the Trainer/Assessor and evidenced by a recorded video call.
Course Content
This course covers the following topics:
  • What is First Aid for Mental Health?
  • Identifying mental health conditions
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation
  • First Aid for Mental Health action plan
  • First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace
  • Stress, anxiety, depression & suicide
  • Eating disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Personality disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-harm
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • PTSD
  • Bipolar disorder
Course Cost
This course is 145. Funding is available, subject to eligibility.
A Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. There is no expiry of the qualification. Annual refresher training is recommended.

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