Level 2 award in First Aid for Mental Health

This 1-Day course covers the content of the Level 1 course (A ½-Day course aimed at providing learners with the knowledge to identify suspected mental health conditions and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost the person towards professional help) but also expands on the effects of drugs and alcohol, incorporates the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan and covers ways in which a positive mental health culture can be supported within a workplace.

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6 hours Duration

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What’s it about?

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 which allows learners to provide their peers with comprehensive guidance and support for a suspected mental health condition. Learners will be able to provide signposting to professional help and support that person whilst they are receiving professional assistance.

Who’s it for?

This course is suitable for everyone but has been designed to help employers to 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 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 to help and support those with a suspected mental health condition.

Why choose us?

Learn using some of the most advanced equipment available

At The Practical Training Hub, not only do we invest in our trainers to make sure they provide the best training possible, we also heavily invest in the best kit. We use a variety of training aids including simulated injuries, technology and advanced electronic manikins as well as actors which be utilised to create an even more practical engaging beneficial training session.

For example, our resuscitation manikins can not only provide you with the opportunity to practice the lifesaving skill of CPR, they can also provide instant visual feedback on depth and rate of compressions as well as how effective your ventilations are!

What will i learn

The content of this training is taught over 1 whole day.

Time is set aside during the course for a suitable number of breaks.

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What is First Aid for Mental Health?

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Identifying mental health conditions

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Providing advice and starting a conversation

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Drugs and alcohol

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First Aid for Mental Health action plan

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First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace

Course information

How long is the course?

The content of this training is taught over one day.

Time is set aside during the course for a suitable number of breaks. Participants are welcome to bring their own snacks/lunch or enjoy a variety of hot or cold food and refreshments at our on-site café.

Do I need any prerequisites?

No, you do not require any prior knowledge, experience or qualifications to attend this training.

Practical, hands on training

Training is made as practical and engaging as possible using videos, examples, practical exercises and scenarios to help create confident and competent first aiders.

Experienced trainers

Courses are delivered by those with real hands on experience of dealing with emergencies such as those from the emergency services and often Paramedics, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

Train at your workplace or locally

For companies & organisations without a suitable training environment as well as individuals booking on to an open course, training is carried out at a suitable local venue with sufficient space to ensure a quality training experience.

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