This 1 day course covers the content of the Level 1 course 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.
A minimum of six hours spread over at least one day. Ideally the course should be run in one day, but must be completed within three weeks of starting the course, with each training session a minimum of two hours.
A range of First Aid for Mental Health related subjects are covered including:
What is First Aid for Mental Health?
Identifying mental health conditions
Providing advice and starting a conversation
Mental health conditions
Drugs and alcohol
First Aid for Mental Health action plan
First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace
A maximum of 12 students are allowed on the course and must be a minimum of 14 years of age. A certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment.
A range of methods are used, including practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice).
A Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to you subject to successful assessment. There is no expiry of the qualification, but annual refresher training is recommended.
This course can be delivered on site within the workplace setting.