Courses

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We offer a range of regulated courses

Mental Health NW offer a range of courses - details of our level 1, 2 & 3 day courses are below.

These courses are designed to be stand alone - but they can also be combined to cater for all of an organisation's needs over two days.

Choose the type of course for you

We offer 3 types of course:

  • Open - the course runs at a basic venue we provide and is open for anyone to book.
  • On-Site - we come to your venue and deliver exclusively for your organisation - the course is private to you.
  • Hosted - we host your organisation at one of our fabulous venues here in the Lake District - an excellent choice if you want to add in some quality team time, maybe one of our wonderful Wellness Walks....

Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health

4hr (half-day) Course

Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague.

This awareness course is suitable for everyone as it provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a suspected mental health condition and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost a person towards professional help.

All members of the public can benefit from this course and it is a great stepping stone into First Aid for Mental Health.

Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health

1 Day Course
Our most popular course - suitable for most needs

Learners undertaking this course will be considered First Aiders for Mental Health and be a point of contact within the workplace to help and support those with a suspected mental health condition.

This course introduces the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan which allows learners to provide their peers with comprehensive guidance and support for a suspected mental health condition.

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.

Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health

2 Day Course

This course builds on the Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health and covers a wider range of mental health conditions and goes into detail on the range of therapy and professional support that a person may be given by professional bodies during treatment for a mental health condition.

The course is suitable for all persons within a workplace but is aimed at those who hold a supervisory/managerial level position and who have responsibility for implementing a positive mental health culture and responsibility for First Aid for Mental Health within an organisation.

Looking for something else?

Mental Health NW also offer a range of bespoke (topic specific) courses and we can also work with clients to put into place a range of best practices for a healthy workplace.

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We also offer SAFEGUARDING courses - details in this link

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