Mental Health First Aid

Level 3 Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace


To equip the Mental Health First Aider with a wide range of skills and knowledge so that he/she can competently recognise when someone is suffering. Upon successful completion of this course, a Qualsafe approved Mental Health First Aid at Work certificate will be awarded (valid for 3 years).


This course is broken down in to 4 parts, with each part taking half a day to complete. All 4 parts are essential in gaining a useful and coherent understanding of mental health in the workplace.

Part 1:

  • What is mental health?
  • Turning abstract into concrete
  • The fluidity of mental health
  • The action plan
  • Stress and managing it
  • Listening
  • Prejudice and discrimination

Part 2:

  • Mental illness
  • Depression
  • Suicide
  • Self-care

Part 3:

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Self-harm
  • Psychosis

Part 4:

  • Legislation
  • Role of a mental health first aider
  • Implementing a good mental health practice in the workplace
  • Recovery
  • Practical skills learned
  • Assessment

This course contains a number of activities, tasks, exercises (option to opt-out) and assessments to be completed by the delegates enabling them to be an effective mental health first aider in the workplace.

2 Day

To book this course call us on 01224 724008