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Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health


This 4-hour Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health course provides learners with the knowledge to:

  • Recognise a range of mental health conditions
  • Start a supportive conversation
  • Signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help
  • Recognise and manage stress

Who should come on the course

Learning outcomes

Learners will:

  • Recognise symptoms of a mental health condition
  • Understand the First Aid Plan for Mental Health
  • Know when and how to start a conversation
  • Understand different mental health conditions
  • Understand stress


To gain the qualification Learners need to pass the assessment.  The tutor will use a range of assessment methods, including practical observation and questioning.

FAA are an awarding organisation regulated by Ofqual (England) and SQA (Scotland). This course is:

  • Level 1 on the Ofqual Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) - England
  • Level 4 on the SQA Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) - Scotland

Course Delivery

  • Face to face
  • Online
  • 4 hour course

Booking Information

  • Organisations - Training at your preferred venue or online on dates to suit you for up to 16 delegates
  • For more information and course booking, get in touch

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