Level 2 First Aider in Mental Health

What the course means

This course is suitable for everyone, but has been designed in helping employers to provide a positive Mental Health culture within the workplace, but will work just as well within a school, college or club environment.The course also looks to provide learners with information  on a range of the most common Mental Health conditions together with the skills to be able to act should a condition be suspected. Learners undertaking this course will be considered First Aiders for Mental Health and be a point of contact within the workplace, school, college or club to help and support those who may have a suspected Mental Health  issue.

What you Learn

Building on the Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health, this course introduces the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan (CARE) which allows learners to provide their peers with comprehensive  guidance and support for a suspected Mental Health issue.

 Learners will be able to provide signposting to professional help, whilst also offering support to that person whilst they are receiving professional assistance.

This course also covers the effects of drugs and alcohol. It provides learners with the skills and knowledge to assist employers, club or school  managers in implementing a positive Mental Health culture to support employees, school friends, club members or anyone who may disclose a Mental Health issue . 

Certification and Numbers

Upon successful completion of the course exam assessment. Learners will be awarded the Ofqual  Regulated Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health. This course ideally runs over 6 hours during a one day session, but we have the flexibility to accommodate your specific needs if you so desire. Providing this one day course is completed within 6 weeks of the starting  date, each training session lasts for a minimum of two hours, then the course can be signed off as completed by all who have attended all the sessions and achieved the 6hrs of training required for this Level 2 course.

A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 14 years of age to qualify.

Parental / Guardian consent must be obtained by a signed document stating such consent has been granted.

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