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Mental Health First Aid Training Level 3
June 16, 2020 @ 9:00 am - June 17, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague. This course covers a wide 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.
Course Dates & Duration
This is a 2 day course on the 16th and 17th of June. Please note- this course runs over consecutive days.
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
– A large range of Mental Health conditions covered in detail
Upon successful completion of the qualification assessment, Learners will be awarded the Ofqual regulated Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)/Award in Leading First Aid in Mental Health at SCQF Level 6. This qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement. It is strongly recommended that the learner attends annual refresher training. The learner will need to complete the full course again to requalify for a further three years.
Summative practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor each day, along with a written assessment on each day. A Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. No external assessors are required.
Costs & Registration
The course will run from 9:00am – 4:30pm on the 16th and 17th of June, both days must be attended. Lunch will not be provided.