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Understanding First Aid for Mental Health

Qualification Details

This 1-day award gives a great induction training in the understanding of first aid for 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 and the available support. This award has one unit called ‘First Aid for Mental Health Essentials’.


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 unit 7 learning outcomes as follows:

Unit 1

Assessment and Certification

The qualification is assessed with a multiple-choice question paper.

After successful completion of this course the candidate will gain a SafeCert Level 5 Understanding First Aid for Mental Health

Certificates are valid for 3 years.

Entry Requirements:

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.

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