Management Training

Online Delivery - FAA Level 1 Awareness of First Aid For Mental Health

At NPTC Group of Colleges, our Business Engagement Advisors have listened to employers and are pleased to offer mental health first aid training.
Mental health issues in the workplace exist and affect all individuals. Businesses are now, more than ever, encouraged to take ownership of employee wellbeing and we can help you achieve this. Our awareness course will provide staff with the confidence to know what mental health is and how to recognise, provide advice and support various conditions.
Who Should Attend?
This course is suitable for those 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
5 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:
  • The role of a First Aider to support mental health
  • What is First Aid for Mental Health?
  • Identifying mental health conditions
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation
  • Stress
Course Cost
This course is 55.
FAA Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health will be awarded to all learners who successfully pass the assessment. This qualification does not have an expiry date but keeping up to date with ongoing CPD is recommended.

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