- Week 1
March 27, 2021
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
- Week 2
April 3, 2021 - April 7, 2021
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
LEVEL 2 – FIRST AID FOR MENTAL HEALTH (RQF)
This course has been designed to help organisations and businesses provide a positive mental health culture within the workplace and to provide learners with comprehensive knowledge on a range of the most common mental health conditions and the skills to be able to act should any conditions be suspected.
Learners undertaking this course will be considered First Aiders for Mental Health and be a point of contact within organisations and workplaces to help and support those with any suspected mental health conditions.
Building on the Level 1/4 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health this course introduces the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan which allows delegates to provide their peers with a comprehensive guidance and support for a suspected mental health condition. The delegates will be able to provide signposting to professional help and support that person whilst they are receiving professional assistance.
This course also covers the effects of drugs and alcohol and provides learners with the skills and knowledge to assist employers in implementing a positive mental health culture to support employees within a workplace.
This course is suitable for:
Those wishing to become qualified Mental Health First Aiders
Duration: Minimum of 7 hours
We are flexible and fluid in our approach and can offer one day course 2 x half days or 4 x 2hr sessions format.
Number of Delegates:
A maximum of 12-16 students are allowed on the course and must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
Methods of delivery:
In-House – Register Interest
If you have several employees or volunteers that you wish to train for the Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health why not consider an in-house course. We can deliver this course in-house subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling. We also offer our Co-productive Model to organisation – See Details here
A range of subjects are covered including:
- What is First Aid for Mental Health?
- Identifying mental health conditions
- Providing advice and starting a conversation
- Drugs and alcohol
- First Aid for Mental Health action plan
- First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace
The qualification is assessed through both a practical demonstration of the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan and a multiple-choice question paper. A Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. No external assessors are required.
Upon successful completion of the qualification assessment, Delegates will be awarded the Ofqual regulated Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health (RQF).
This qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement. It is strongly recommended that the Delegate attends annual refresher training. The Delegates will need to complete the full course again to requalify for a further three years.