AFAMH – Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health

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  • Code: AFAMH
  • Duration: Half Day
  • Price per delegate: £395.00 +VAT

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Course Description

This half-day course is 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.

Mental Health First Aid gives groups/organisations the practical skills and awareness that is required to build a safe and healthy working environment. Whilst a Mental Health First Aider cannot diagnose or treat someone with a mental health condition, they will have the knowledge on how to start a conversation and where to signpost for professional help. This gives employee’s the opportunity to talk and feel supported, investing in a positive mental health culture for the future.

Course Content

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
  • Stress
  • Mental health conditions


Delegates can choose whether or not they wish to gain certification. A range of methods are used in certifying candidates, including practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice).


RQF Level 1 Award:

FAA Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)

SCQF Level 4 Award:

Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 4

Awareness for First Aid for Mental Health certification will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. This qualifcation 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.