First Aid for Mental Health in the Workplace

Next dates:
27/01/2022 - 28/01/2022
Course level:
SCQF Level 6
Price:
£195.00

First Aid for Mental Health in the Workplace

First Aid for Mental Health in the Workplace SCQF Level 6

Course description

This 2 day award gives a great qualification in mental health in the workplace, for everyone who wants to learn about the benefits of mental health first aid and about common mental health conditions, available support and be able to signpost for further suitable bodies for professional assistance. This award has two units called ‘First Aid for Mental Health Essentials’ and ‘First Aid for Mental Health Identification and Support’.

This course is suitable for anyone who wishes to gain a mental health background to gain employment or to progress within their current employment.

The first unit has 7 learning outcomes as follows:

* Understand the role of the first aider in Mental Health in the workplaceMental Health
* Know how to provide practical support in Mental Health
* Understand a range of the most common Mental Health conditions
* Know the recognition signs of stress and how to manage it
* Understand how substance abuse can impact on Mental Health
* Understand how to put an action plan for Mental Health in place within the workplace
* Know how to implement a positive culture for Mental Health in the workplace

The second unit called First Aid for Mental Health Identification and Support has 3 learning outcomes as follows:

* Understand common Mental Health conditions
* Understand the various sources for support available for common Mental Health conditions
* Understand how you would listen, be supportive and then signpost to professional support for a person with a common Mental Health condition

The qualification is assessed with a multiple choice question paper.

After successful completion of this course the candidate will gain a SafeCert Level 6 First Aid for Mental Health

Certificates are valid for 3 years

PLEASE NOTE

Age – Candidates must be 14 years and above.
These qualifications are available to anyone who is capable of reaching the required standards.
There are no formal requirements for entry to these qualifications.

This course is offered to the general public which is subject to sufficient required numbers and a decision will be taken 7 days prior to the course start date.

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